Bhubaneswar:19/11/18:MoU has been inked between Odisha Government and Prashanti Medical Services and Research Foundation for treatment of poor patients with cardiac ailments. Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik said that the endeavor will bring smiles on faces of many, especially children with heart disorders.
Attending the health camp organized by the Foundation, he appreciated the social outreach through the camp and that the poor patients screened at the camp were to be operated upon free of cost at Sri Sathya Sai Heart Hospital at Rajkot.
Highlighting steps taken to strengthen cardiac care in the state, he spoke about about upcoming specialized cardiac care hospital in Jharsuguda, special cardiac care units in Government medical colleges and empanelment of super-
specialty hospitals in private sector for cashless treatment through Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana.
About 13,500 cardiac patients in the state have been provided cashless treatment under Odisha State Treatment Fund.