PM: CT scan to be commissioned next year

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has informed that the progress in purchasing our own CT scan is progressing well.

Prime Minister Sogavare in his nation-wide speech today said the CT scan design and building project is now 9 months into its 14 months schedule program.

The Prime Minister said the building and infrastructure for the installment of the CT scan facility has progressed.

“The Government through the Ministry of Health and Medical Services are now in the process of procuring the equipment as other major accessories for the CT scan has already been tendered,” he said.

Prime Minister Sogavare said the CT scan is expected to be commissioned in March next year.

He said it is expected to provide significant improvement in the diagnosis of many diseases that are not currently detected including supporting diagnosis of COVID-19.