$17M for CT SCAN - Solomon Star News

$17M for CT SCAN

24 June 2019

The Solomon Islands Government through a Cabinet decision has approved a sum of SBD$17.8 million dollars to design and build the complex to house the Computer Tomography (CT) scan machine.

This is part of the Democratic Coalition Government for Advancement (DCGA)’s 100 Days policy priorities

The money will also be used for the management of the CT scan project, and to provide and supply and fit-out minor equipment and accessories needed for the project.

Following this decision by the Cabinet, important steps will be taken by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services such as advertisements of tender notices for building contractors.

The selected contractors will be working together with The Solomon Foundation in Sydney together with Siemans Healthineers who is the supplier of the equipment to determine the requirements needed for the building.

MHMS is anticipating that the CT scan machine is tentatively scheduled to be in operation before the end of 2020.

The Democratic Coalition for Change Government (DCGA) is committed to the delivery of ongoing and prospective policy priorities in the interests of peace, national stability and economic advancement.

- PM Press Secretariat