Computed tomography center opened in KSMA Diagnostic Center

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The first computed tomography center was opened in the Diagnostic Center of the Kyrgyz State Medical Academy (KSMA) under the public-private partnership (PPP) project. Press center of the Ministry of Health reported.

A total of six such centers will be created, two in Bishkek, one in Balykchy, Toktogul, Kadamdzhai and Uzgen districts.

The project involves not only the installation of new CT devices, but also the modernization of technically obsolete equipment and the improvement of the quality of services provided to patients. Its total budget is $5 million.

Afei Holding LLC won the competition for the PPP project «Installation of computed tomography (CT) scanners in healthcare organizations of the Kyrgyz Republic», which was held in 2022. «In accordance with the PPP agreement and the legislation of the Kyrgyz Republic, on November 9, 2022, the project company Shanshui Silk Road KG LLC was established,» the Ministry of Health noted.

The ministry added that within the framework of the World Bank projects, five computed tomography scanners were purchased and they were handed over to five regional combined hospitals.

Source: News Agency