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HCG Foundation in Association with Infosys Foundation Launched Mobile Cancer Clinic


March 28, 2014 - Bangalore, Karnataka, India

HCG Foundation, the charity arm of Healthcare Global Enterprise, in association with Infosys Foundation launched the Mobile Cancer Clinic, staffed with a doctor, nurse and paramedical staff, is equipped with Mammography, X –Ray system, Ultrasound system, Pathology and Lab. The mobile cancer clinic will start by providing cancer care in North Karnataka.

The “Mobile Cancer Clinic” was inaugurated by Mrs. Sudha Murthy, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation.

Mrs. Sudha Murthy, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation, on the inauguration of the mobile clinic said “It gives me immense pleasure to inaugurate the 1st Mobile Cancer Clinic for North Karnataka. This will be an immense boon to people who hitherto would not have had access to quality cancer care in the remote areas. If this model works, I’m willing to donate another mobile cancer clinic."

Dr. B S Ajaikumar, Chairman, HCG Enterprise, said, “We thank Infosys Foundation for joining HCG Foundation in the fight against cancer. This unique initiative of starting the 1st Mobile Cancer Clinic in North Karnataka, creating accessibility to advanced cancer screening and cancer care, helps in early diagnosis. The incidence of head & neck cancer and cervical cancer is high in rural areas, with early diagnosis we can find better approach to cancer treatment.”

About HCG Enterprise:

Health Care Global Enterprises Ltd, (HCG) headquartered in Bangalore, is Asia’s Largest Cancer Care Network, with 27 Cancer Centers, 2 tertiary Care Centers and 4 Fertility Care Centers.  HCG has redefined the future of healthcare in India by designing, building and managing centers with a committed vision. The vision of HCG is to make high quality healthcare accessible to all by adopting global innovations.

Photo Caption: From Left - D. B S Ajaikumar, Chairman, HCG Enterprise, Mrs. Sudha Murthy, Chairperson, Infosys Foundation & Dr. Shekar Patil, Consultant, Medical Oncologist, HCG, at the inauguration of the Mobile Cancer Clinic

Source: Business Wire India

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