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Arunachal Pradesh CM Announces State Cancer Institute at Midpu

Chief Minister Pema Khandu of Arunachal Pradesh has announced the sanction of Rs 217.19 crore by MDoNER India for establishing a State Cancer Institute at Midpu, Doimukh, in the Itanagar Capital Region (ICR). The institute, a collaborative effort with Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati, and Tata Memorial Centre (TMC), Mumbai, aims to provide comprehensive cancer treatment facilities.

Expressing gratitude, Khandu emphasized the institute’s significance in enhancing healthcare accessibility for cancer patients in the region. “He emphasized that the advanced 76-bed cancer treatment center would significantly benefit patients by eliminating the necessity for them to travel long distances to access specialized care.”

The collaboration with renowned institutions like Dr B Borooah Cancer Institute and TMC Mumbai signifies a commitment to delivering world-class healthcare services locally. The institute’s establishment aligns with the state’s healthcare development goals, addressing critical gaps in cancer care infrastructure.

Once operational, the State Cancer Institute at Midpu is expected to serve as a crucial hub for cancer treatment, incorporating advanced medical technologies and specialized care. Khandu urged collective efforts in combating the challenges posed by cancer, rallying support for improved healthcare outcomes across Arunachal Pradesh.

The initiative underscores Arunachal Pradesh’s commitment to enhancing public health infrastructure, aiming to provide equitable healthcare services to all residents. With construction and development plans underway, the institute represents a significant stride towards bolstering healthcare capabilities and tackling cancer effectively in the region.

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