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Health Minister Rane launches nutritional food services at Goa Medical College


Health Minister Rane launches nutritional food services at Goa Medical College

The aim of the nutritional food services was to provide an enjoyable, safe, healthy and nutritious meal experience to patients, physicians, nurses, attendants, and visitors in the campus, which was expected to be completed in a phase-wise manner.

Panaji: Goa Health Minister Vishwajit Rane launched Goa Medical College’s (GMC) nutritional food services on Thursday.

Under the initiative to transform food services in the healthcare sector of India, the Health authorities in Goa have brought in Sodexo,  a leading food services provider to revamp the kitchen and cafeteria services at Goa Medical College and its constituent institutes.

The first phase of the project began with the patient services on Thursday.

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Speaking on the occasion, Mr Rane said nutrition was directly co-related to the recovery of the patient.

He informed that the patients in GMC would be served nutritious and hygienic food through the facility.

Calling it a game changer, he said they would soon extend the nutritional diet facility to the students and doctors as well.

Mr Rane remembered and acknowledged the support that the project received from the former Chief Minister of Goa late Manohar Parrikar.

The aim of the nutritional food services was to provide an enjoyable, safe, healthy and nutritious meal experience to patients, physicians, nurses, attendants, and visitors in the campus, which was expected to be completed in a phase-wise manner.

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Under the contract, Sodexo would revamp food services at GMC and its constituent institutes with state-of-the-art kitchen infrastructure operated by adequately trained staff on food handling, health and hygiene.


Source: UNI
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