Indian Embassy donates books to University of Traditional Medicine, Mandalay

The Indian Embassy to Myanmar donated 65 copies of books on Indian traditional herbal medicine and other 200 copies of books on India’s culture, literature and history to University of Traditional Medicine (Mandalay) and they were received by Dr Thet Khaing Win, Union Minister for Health.
At the event, the Ambassador of India to Myanmar, Mr Vinay Kumar clarified the purpose for the donation of books and discussed the opportunities for cooperation between India and Myanmar in the health sector, including the traditional medicine sector.
Union Minister Dr Thet Khaing Win said that Myanmar and India have long-term cooperation in the health sector and expressed words of appreciation for India’s donation of Covid-19 vaccines, oxygen plants and medicines as well as sending emergency food supply and medicines for cyclone Mocha victims in Myanmar. He also commented that the donation of books on traditional medicines will help develop Myanmar’s traditional medicine sector and also said Myanmar will cooperate with regional countries for the development of traditional medicine.
Then, the parties toured the library of the University of Traditional Medicine (Mandalay) and discussed the conditions for developing the E-library and the issues of greater cooperation in the health sector between the two countries.
At the (Mandalay) Children’s Hospital (550-bed), the Union minister inspected healthcare services at relevant departments and fulfill the needs of patients.
Next, the Union Minister proceeded to Mandalay General Hospital and observed the treatment with the new cancer radiation machine (Linear Accelerator, Elekta) and met with specialists in charge of the radiology department, nurses and paramedics.
The installation of the new radiation machine was completed in early October, and starting from 6 October, relevant specialists, doctors, nurses and staff are available during office hours as well as on weekends to lower the waiting time for the patients to receive treatments. — MNA/TH

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