WHO & DGHS donate equipment to MTI KTH Public Health Lab

Staff Reporter

 

PESHAWAR: MTI Khyber Teaching Hospital Public Health Biosafety level 2 Laboratory received thermo fisher QuantStudio-5 (96-well) Real-Time PCR equipment of latest version donated by World Health Organization and auto extractor Hero 32 is designed as a high-tech to extract the nucleic acid in only 30 minutes for a batch of 32 tests with fast extraction speed equipment donated by Director General Health Services installed in today on 9th July 2020.

The worth of  thermo fisher donated by WHO is worth around Rs 6 million rupees & auto extractor Hero 32  donated by Director General Health Services  around 3.2 million rupees.It was all possible due to the dedicated efforts of newly appointed Hospital Director Dr Tahir Nadeem Khan who has a vast experience and good relation with health department and keen interest of Medical Director Prof Dr Amir Azhar.

The visionary Board of Governor MTI KTH is monitoring all the activities carried out in the hospital and fully endorsed and supported the management of the institution. The WHO Head of Provincial Sub Office, Peshawar Khyber Pakhtunkhwa & Director General Health Services is regularly providing equipment’s, PCR kits, PPE’s, Medicine and other social support to this institution.

The team KTH is thankful to WHO National Professional Officer Labs WHO Country Office Manager Dr Uzma Bashir, WHO Head of Provincial Sub Office, Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dr Saeed Akbar for their continuous support during the COVID19 pandemic. The team KTH is very much obliged to Director General Health Services.