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Achievements Made in Medical Science and Technology
Pyongyang, August 8 (KCNA) -- Workers in the field of public health of the DPRK have researched into and manufactured efficacious medicines and medical appliances by use of raw materials found in abundance in the country and developed programs helpful to preventive and curative medical care.

At least 2,500 data on new technological achievements are on display in the 13th national exhibition of scientific and technological achievements in the field of public health under way at the Three-Revolution Exhibition since Monday.

Medical appliances including the device for fixing suture for heart surgery, a variety of diagnosis and remedies are drawing attention of visitors for their great efficacy in treating patients.

New innovative remedies were studied and introduced at healthcare units in Pyongyang and are now paying off profusely.

Those in South and North Hamgyong provinces have made research achievements helpful to putting diagnosis on a scientific basis and raising the efficacy of medical care. The Dental Preventive Hospital of North Phyongan Province succeeded in settling by itself the problem of the materials for dental treatment for which it depended on import and is now widely using them for preventive and curative service.

The staff of the Central Hygienic and Anti-Epidemic Center, in particular, have established a state monitoring system for epidemic diseases and developed new program for further expanding and reinforcing the preventive network nationwide.

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