Moldova Received from Japan a Grant Worth 355,000 US Dollars for the Modernization of Medical Equipment
Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday, September 29, that Moldova signed a Kusanone grant contract offered by Japan, amounting to 355,000 US dollars for the modernization of medical equipment at the Republican Medical Diagnostic Center.
The grant worth 355,000 US dollars will be used to purchase medical equipment which will strengthen the medical institution’s capacity to investigate patients infected with COVID-19 and post-COVID-19 diseases.
The agreement was signed by the Ambassador of Japan to Moldova, His Excellency, Katayama Yoshihiro, and the director of the Republican Center for Medical Diagnosis, Andrei Testemițanu. The event was also attended by the Minister of Health, Ala Nemerenco, who thanked for the continuous support provided by Japan for the provision of medical equipment and the improvement of health services, in several medical institutions in Moldova.
The Kusanone program was launched in Moldova in 2008. In the period 2008-2021, Japan provided non-reimbursable financing in the amount of 6 million US dollars for 72 development projects aimed at improving the well-being of society and human security. Of these, 45 projects worth 3.9 million US dollars were aimed at strengthening the capacity of medical institutions.