Kochi, Dec. 5 (ANI): Union Minister for Health and Family welfare J P Nadda, who inaugurated India’s first facility for Open Foetal Surgery here today, called for setting up of more infrastructure and super speciality hospitals in Tier-two and Tier-three cities in the country.
The minister inaugurated the new facility at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre in Kochi
Asserting that the Centre wants to make India a global health hub, Nadda pointed out that comprehensive treatment is missing in some areas due to lack of coordination.
Member of Paliament Prof. K. V. Thomas and Executive Director of National Board of Examination Dr. Bipin Batra also spoke during the occasion.
Only the USA, France, Spain amongst the developed countries and Brazil amongst the developing countries have this facility at present. With the opening of this centre at Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, India will be the fifth nation in the world, first in Asia to have Open Foetal Surgery. (ANI)