Telangana govt to set up end stage cancer care units in each of 31 district hospitals in the state

A Raju, Hyderabad
Thursday, April 5, 2018, 08:00 Hrs  [IST]

For the first time in the country, the Telangana state government has mooted a plan of setting up end stage cancer care units (palliative care) across all the district hospitals in the state. 

As part of this, already the state government has launched a 5-bedded palliative care centre at Chevella government hospital in Ranga Reddy district and very recently another 87 bedded unit was inaugurated in the Mahabubnagar district hospital. Both these Palliative care units are launched on a pilot basis and based on their successful management and functioning, the government is mooting to set up one palliative care unit in each district by end of 2019.

As part of this, already the state government has launched a 5-bedded palliative care centre at Chevella government hospital in Ranga Reddy district and very recently another 87 bedded unit was inaugurated in the Mahabubnagar district hospital. Both these Palliative care units are launched on a pilot basis ...

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