Ministry of Health Receives Donation of Worth 1b from Star Pharmaceuticals Ltd and Abbott diagnostics

.Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health, Diana Atwine

Ministry of Health Receives Donation of Worth 1b from Star Pharmaceuticals Ltd and Abbott diagnostics

The Ministry has received a donation of new high-tech blood screening machines once over Sh 1b.

The donation is from Star Pharmaceuticals Ltd and Abbott diagnostics, which was handed over to the health minister Permanent Secretary Dr Diana Atwine on Wednesday.

The head of Sales and marketing at Star Pharmaceuticals Ltd said, “They will ensure safe blood transfusion to the patients in health facilities.”

The machines will be installed at Uganda Blood Transfusion Services to improve quality care in providing blood screening according to Atwine.