Donation of Covid-19 Detection Kits

The Ministry of Health received a donation of 20 COVID-19 detection kits from a private body, BGI Brunei. Each kit provides up to 50 tests and the contribution can enable tests for COVID-19 to be carried out on one thousand individuals.

The donation was received by Awang Haji Abdul Manap bin Othman, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Health and witnessed by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doktor Haji Mohamad Isham bin Haji Jaafar, Minister of Health.

The Minister of Health also handed a token of appreciation to Her Excellency Yu Hong, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People's Republic of China. BGI Genomics is a research organisation that supports the first Human Genome Project and is active in cancer research as well as Personalised Medicine.

Source: Radio Television Brunei