Japan provides medical equipment for Kulyab



June 25, 2010 - Nargis Hamrabaeva



The Government of Japan provides medical equipment to improve emergency medical service in Kulyab City devastated by the flood and mudflows on 7th May, 2010.


On 25th June, 2010, Mr. Yoshihiro NAKAYAMA, Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Tajikistan, Mr. Homidjon ABDULLOEV, Chairman of Kulyab City and Mr. Inomjon HAQNAZAROV, Director of the Emergency Hospital in Kulyab City will attend the handover ceremony at the Emergency Hospital in Kulyab City, the Embassy of Japan told the AP.


Under the framework of “The Project for Modernization of Emergency Medical Equipment in Kulyab City”, the Government of Japan provided US$90,951 worth of medical equipment for Kulyab Emergency Hospital, the source has said.


Newly installed 9 kinds of equipment, including ultrasound device, gastro scope and surgery kits will serve urgent medical needs demanded by the flood victims. The equipment is also expected to upgrade local emergency medical service for 180,000 residents in Kulyab City and the surrounding area, the source added.


The Grant Assistance for Grass-roots Human Security Projects (GGP) provides support to projects in the human security sectors at the grassroots level. The GGP is provided to local governments, NGOs, and educational and medical institutions in developing countries. The GGP has extended more than US$ 16.9 million for 250 projects in the Republic of Tajikistan since 1996.