KUWAIT CITY, March 17: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation stated that there has been change in dates for implementation to link PCR certificates to MUNA (Medical Utility Network Accreditor ) for Qatar and Oman on 27th March, and Saudi Arabia on 28th March.
The sources further stated that 5 countries namely India, Philippines, Bangladesh and Nepal have been already linked in 26 cities and states in those countries through 11 hospitals and laboratories which are specialized in PCR tests.
In Sri Lanka 5 cities are linked with 4 laboratories in Colombo, Negombo, Gampahan, Kandy and Karaitiya.
In the Philippines Quezon City High Accuracy Diagnostic Center, and Pasay City at the Diagnostic Laboratory of the Philippines Airport.
In Nepal Hospital for Advanced Medicine and Surgery (HAMS) Kathmandu
In Bangladesh Pravaa Health Laboratory Dhaka
In India, 17 cities and states have been recognized with 3 laboratories Mangalore, Calicut, Kanur, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Kochi, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Goa and Trivanal Thapuram, which are served by the Metropolis Health Care Laboratory Ltd. Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Pune The Suburban Diagnostics Laboratory. In Gurugram, Noida and Hyderabad Thyrocare Technologies Limited Laboratory.
Other countries such as Bahrain tests are carried out through the laboratories of the Bahrain Specialist Hospital in Juffair, reports Al Rai. In the UAE, 4 GHMATs have been started for the Burjeel laboratory in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. In Sharjah Medeor Hospital.
In Turkey 4 cities are connected with two labs one in Biruni in Iskandar and Istanbul, and Viromed in Ankara