Minister of Health, Nutrition, and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senarahtne has instructed the ministry officials to provide modern automatic medical machinery for hospitals.According to the minister, details of MRI and CT scanners required will be collected and those machines are expected to be given to the hospitals in 2018.
At a special discussion with the Sri Lanka Oncology Specialists Association the minister also informed that Linear accelerator machines will be imported at a low price.
Minister Senaratne also requested to hand over the list of required drugs to the Health Ministry. At the meeting, the specialist doctors informed the minister that cancer patients are being provided drugs without any shortage.
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