Mizoram to get Japan aided Cancer Hospital and Research Centre
Aizawl: Mizoram Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati on Thursday said that a Super-Speciality Cancer Hospital and Research Centre would be set up in Aizawl with financial support from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). The governor said that the Rs 700 crore externally aided project is now under consideration by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.Also Read:Mizoram...
Aizawl: Mizoram Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati on Thursday said that a Super-Speciality Cancer Hospital and Research Centre would be set up in Aizawl with financial support from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
The governor said that the Rs 700 crore externally aided project is now under consideration by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
Unfurling the national flag at the Republic Day's main function at Assam Rifles ground, the governor said that under Special Assistance to States for Capital Expenditure, Rs 15 crore has been received for Border Trade Facilitation at Zokhawthar along the India-Myanmar border in Champhai district of Mizoram. He said that the Horticulture Department has taken up Bamboo Development Programme under Socio-Economic Development Programme (SEDP) in seven districts covering an area of 889 hectares.
Kambhampati said that to undertake awareness of the dual threat of quakes and landslides, the Disaster Management and Rehabilitation Department, in collaboration with the Geo Hazards Society of India, conducted various events and workshops.
Medical Dialogues team had earlier reported that nine Mizoram nurses, who are known for their caring and nursing skills and approach, had been selected to work as specified skilled workers in Japan, officials said. A Mizoram government official said that the nine Mizo nurses had been selected as the first batch to undergo Japanese language training in Delhi. After completion of the language training course, the qualified candidates would be placed in Japan by the government of India to work as 'Specified Skilled Workers' in various fields. More nurse trainees are expected to make use of this opportunity to work overseas, the official said.
To start the project, training and placement of 50 nursing care workers have been implemented for nursing professionals to work in Japanese elderly care facilities, hospitals, and other recognised healthcare institutions.
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