New Digital X-Ray machine inaugurated at STNM

Gangtok, 24 Apr [IPR]:

Minister for Health Care, Human Services & Family Welfare Department, Arjun Kumar Ghatani, inaugurated a newly installed Samsung Digital X-Ray machine at the Radiology Department in STNM Hospital, Gangtok today.

He also inspected two Ultrasound [USG] machines installed a month ago in the hospital which have been donated by Samsung India.

The Minister was accompanied by Commissioner-cum-Secretary, Health Department, Vishal Chauhan, Medical Superintendent, STNM Hospital, Dr KB Gurung, heads of various departments of STNM Hospital and other officials.

Senior Radiologist, Dr KN Sharma, informed that the diagnosis process will further be strengthened technically with clearer image quality with the installation of the X-Ray machine.

Mr Ghatani also interacted with the concerned staff of Blood Bank & Radiology Department and further took stock of the operation of MRI and CT scan machine.

It may be mentioned here, a USG machine which was installed earlier in Radiology Department will be shifted to Gynecology Department while the USG machine presently installed at Gynecology Department will be installed at one of the health centres.