MCMH Now Equipped to Perform Specialised HIV and Tuberculosis Tests

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The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment (MOHWE) has introduced a new era of laboratory testing here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

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The Laboratory at the Milton Cato Memorial Hospital (MCMH) is now equipped to perform specialised HIV and Tuberculosis tests.

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These tests were previously done overseas. The lab has also achieved Tier-1 Status in a step-wise accreditation programme.

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Minister of Health, Wellness and the Environment, Hon. Luke Browne recently informed that arrangements are being made for the MCMH’s Laboratory and Pharmacy to transition into operating on a 24-hour basis.

The MOHWE on Tuesday Feb. 18 announced that 24-hour X-Ray services are now available at the MCMH.