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Cancer care clinic

Felix Chaudhary
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

PLANS are afoot to build the country's first ever oncology department in the country.

The Health Ministry, in partnership with the Sahyadri Group of Hospitals in India, is working on establishing a clinic totally dedicated to cancer care.

"We are looking to establish an oncology unit and the Health Ministry is making the necessary queries and holding discussions to move this forward," said Professor Manu Munibhargav of the Sahyadri Group.

"They are getting permission from the relevant international radiation authorities, clearances and technical formalities that are required.

"Dr Neil Sharma will be visiting India next week to visit some of the top oncology departments in Asia to see what they are doing.

"He will be accompanied by Fiji's High Commissioner to India Yogesh Karan and I will be joining them to co-ordinate the move towards establishing the oncology unit.

"We have to organise the training of doctors and medical support staff for the unit."








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