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Bengaluru: 243 Namma Clinics to be established in City

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Bengaluru: Chief minister Basavaraj Bommai announced on Thursday October 6 that the KC General Hospital at Malleshwaram in City would be developed along the lines of the Victoria Hospital and that the City would also see the establishment of 243 Namma Clinics in addition to four multi-specialty hospitals.

At the KC General Hospital, Bommai inaugurated a 46-bed paediatric intensive care unit and a 50-bed subcentre of the Indira Gandhi Children’s Hospital’s Jayadeva Institute of Cardiology.

“The hospital will soon get approval to build a 200-bed MCH and a 50-bed trauma treatment centre.” Public health is given top priority by our Government. In addition to starting Namma Clinics in all 243 wards, four multi-specialty hospitals will be built in the City’s four directions. Additionally, 20 primary health centres will receive upgrades. The cost of free cochlear implantation for the poor has been allocated Rs. 500 crore. From 30,000 to 60,000 dialysis cycles are performed daily throughout the State, said Bommai.

Additionally, he announced the establishment of 12 cancer treatment centres across the State.

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