An official handover ceremony was held at the Ministry of Health for donations of three major medical equipment from the Government of Japan on September 25, 2019.

Representing the Government of Japan was His Excellency Ambassador Akira Karasawa and Third Secretary Mr. Shu Momose. The donations are a brand new anesthesia machine, surgical c-arm/x-ray and a digital optometric machine. They were received by the Minister of Health Emais Roberts, MD FACS, and his directors.

Prior to this ceremony, Japan also sent engineers who were contracted to oversee the installation of these equipment and provide the necessary training for relevant staff who will be operating this equipment. The Ministry of Health would like to extend its sincere gratitude to Ambassador Karasawa and the Government of Japan for their generous donations of medical equipment over the years including the recent donations. (PR)