PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates Most cancers Hospital In Punjab’s Mohali, Says Well being Care A Precedence
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday stated holistic well being care has been a precedence within the nation for the previous eight years and extra work has been carried out on this discipline than the final seven a long time.
Modi stated this after inaugurating 300-bed Homi Bhabha Most cancers Hospital and Analysis Centre at Mohali’s Mullanpur on outskirts of Chandigarh. The ability has been constructed at a price of over Rs 660 crore by Tata Memorial Centre, an aided institute below the Union Division of Atomic Power.
Addressing the gathering, Modi careworn that prevention is best than treatment and good well being care doesn’t imply constructing 4 partitions solely. Previously eight years, holistic well being care has been given a precedence, the prime minister stated.
He stated earlier than 2014, there have been lower than 400 medical schools within the nation and up to now eight years 200 new schools have been opened. Extra work has been carried out in well being care in seven or eight years than over 70 years, he claimed.
Reaching out to most cancers sufferers and their households, Modi stated, “We do not should be terrified of most cancers, however we’ve got to battle it, it is remedy is feasible and I do know many individuals who’ve defeated most cancers and reside regular lives”.
No matter is required for this battle, the Union authorities is making accessible, he stated. In Himachal Pradesh’s Bilaspur, an AIIMS has been constructed and over right here a giant facility for most cancers remedy is accessible now, he stated, including these amenities will assist take load off the PGIMER.
Modi stated for a very long time, there was an aspiration within the nation for a well being care system, which cares for the poor, saves them from sickness and supply inexpensive remedy. Over 1.50 lakh well being and wellness centres are being arrange within the nation, of which 1.25 lakh have already began functioning, he stated.
In Punjab too, almost 3,000 well being and wellness centres are offering providers, he stated. Referring to the pledge to make India a developed nation in 25 years, Modi stated for this the well being care system additionally must be developed.
When individuals get trendy hospitals and amenities, they may change into extra wholesome, he stated.
“Our focus is on six facets, together with selling preventive well being care, opening small and trendy hospitals in villages, establishing medical schools and analysis centres in cities, rising variety of medical doctors and paramedical employees and offering medicines at inexpensive charges and introducing new applied sciences,” he stated.
Modi stated a couple of days in the past a report stated as a result of Centre’s Jal Jeevan Mission, there was an excellent discount in water-borne ailments. Modi touched upon varied initiatives of his authorities, together with the Match India marketing campaign, which he stated is turning into standard among the many youth.
Acknowledging the truth that most cancers sufferers additionally bear the psychological burden of the illness, Modi stated society as an entire and medical doctors treating them ought to bear this in thoughts. With collective efforts, we are going to make our battle in opposition to most cancers stronger, he stated.
As detection of ailments is the important thing, Modi stated the Centre is engaged on having not less than one medical faculty in each district within the nation. Below the Ayushman Bharat well being infrastructure mission, the federal government is spending Rs 64,000 crore on making trendy well being amenities on the district-level, he stated.
At one time, there was seven AIIMS within the nation, which have now elevated to 21, together with the one arrange in Bathinda, he stated. Greater than 5 lakh Ayush medical doctors have been given recognition on a par with allopathic medical doctors, he stated.
A number of stress has been given on inexpensive remedy and medicines, he stated. Below the Ayushman Bharat scheme, 3.5 crore sufferers have availed remedy and didn’t spend a single rupee, he stated. Had this scheme not been there, the poor and other people from widespread households would have needed to pay almost Rs 40,000 crore from their pockets collectively, he stated.
Modi stated over 500 most cancers medicine are being offered at low cost charges at Jan Aushadhi centres, thus serving to save almost Rs 1,000 crores of sufferers. He stated 5G telecom providers are being launched within the nation, which is able to carry revolutionary modifications in well being care.
Homi Bhabha Most cancers Hospital and Analysis Centre is a 300-bed facility outfitted with amenities similar to MRI, mammography, digital radiography and brachytherapy to deal with all kinds of most cancers utilizing accessible remedy modalities like surgical procedure, chemotherapy, immunotherapy and bone marrow transplant.
The hospital will act as a tertiary care centre to sufferers not solely from Punjab but additionally from Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Rajasthan. Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann was additionally current when Modi inaugurated the hospital.
Punjab Governor B L Purohit, Union Minister Jitendra Singh, Congress MP from Anandpur Sahib Manish Tewari had been amongst others current on the event. Earlier within the day, the PM inaugurated a state-of-the-art 2,600-bed Amrita Hospital in Haryana’s Faridabad.
(With PTI Inputs)