MEC Gwen Ramokgopa receives Confocal Corneal Camera machine from Novo Nordisk, 16 Nov

Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic hospital to receive high-tech machine

The Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital’s Diabetic clinic will receive a shot-in-the-arm today when the Gauteng MEC for Health, Dr Gwen Ramokgopa receives a Confocal Corneal Camera machine from multinational healthcare company Novo Nordisk.

The machine, which is a first of its kind in the Gauteng province and one of only two in the country, will be used for renal failure and nerve damage diagnoses amongst others. Furthermore, this machine will assist in reducing waiting times for treatment of diabetic related conditions.

Source: Government of South Africa