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Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Rotary Cancer Referral Centre

Bhubaneswar:30/6/18; The Institute of Medical Sciences and SUM Hospital, faculty of medicine of the Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University) here, on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Rotary Cancer Referral Centre to provide screening, care and affordable treatment to people belonging to poor and disadvantaged sections of the society.

As per the MoU, Sum Hospital would provide doctors and para-medical staff for conducting cancer screening camps in different parts of Odisha and for conducting regular checkups at the Rotary Cancer Referral Centre here.

Besides, treatment would be provided to the patients referred by the Rotary Cancer Referral Centre at affordable cost as per central government prices.

The Rotary Cancer Referral Centre has been set up by the Cancer Care and Screening Trust, Rotary Club of Bhadrak Mid Town.

“This is one of several initiatives being undertaken by SOA to serve the society at large,” Prof. Amit Banerjee, Vice-Chancellor of SOA, said.

The MoU, which would remain in vogue for three years, was signed by Prof. Gangadhar Sahu and Dr. Pushparaj Samantasinhar, Dean and Medical Superintendent of IMS and SUM Hospital respectively, while Mr. Ajay Agarwal, District Governor of Rotary International District 3262 and Mr. K. C. Swain, President of Rotary Club Kharabela were the signatories for Rotary.

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