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Inauguration in Holguín of a metrology laboratory for medical equipment

After an extensive investment process, the city of Holguín has a metrology laboratory belonging to the Provincial Center of Electro medicine, this will allow the calibration of medical equipment based on established standards.

Luis Enrique Almaguer Velasco, general director of the center, after the opening of the technological facility, valued at about 20 thousand pesos, said that it has the indispensable conditions to assume the function previously performed by the Territorial Office of Standardization (OTN) of the eastern city.

During the last visit by members of the Ministry of Public Health in October 2018, this place, meant for the evaluation of technical components of that sector in Holguín, was certified as one of the best nationwide, said Almaguer Velasco.

The new laboratory, as part of the recently completed social works in Holguín, has an Ohmic ultrasonic power meter, used in the rehabilitation rooms; Fluke pressure gauge for sphygmomanometers; sound level meter, Ophir laser power meter and lux meter whose function is to measure light in an environment, the latter employed in ophthalmology services, explained Ana Ferrer Delá, chief specialist.

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