Nagpur. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said sickle cell and thalassemia are more common among children from tribal and backward class areas. The disease should be treated at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). It will provide relief to the poor. Gadkari was speaking at the foundation day function of AIIMS. Director of AIIMS was present at the event. Biva Gupta and other doctors.
Speaking on the occasion, Gadkari said that in backward sections, sickle cell and thalassemia are more common among children of scheduled castes and tribes. AIIMS should also have organ transplant facilities besides treating these diseases. It will benefit the poor. Also, you will be able to avoid expensive expenses in private hospitals. Nagpur Medical is now under construction. Patients from Vidarbha and neighboring states Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh also come here every day. Most of them are poor patients.
Facilities for patients coming from outside
There is no provision for patients coming from outside. Along with the treatment of these patients, facilities should also be provided. Gadchiroli is a tribal section. Medical students should be sent to these parts to provide health care. Students will also learn from it.
Gadkari said various studies are being initiated in various departments of the government, but due to lack of coordination, the departments themselves do not have information about the departments. People will benefit from research if there is mutual coordination. AIIMS needs to plan in future for better health facilities. AIIMS has done a good job during Corona. Now it is in the best and number one category in the country.