Bhubaneswar, Nov 21 (LocalWire): The state government on Thursday signed an MoU with Prasanti Medical Services and Research foundation (PMSRF) for provision of free cardiac treatment services to poor children at the Satya Sai Heart Hospital in Ahmedabad for the next two years.
CM Naveen Patnaik, Orissa High Court Chief Justice Mohammad Rafiq and Health Minister Naba Kishore Das were present on the occasion amongst other dignitaries.
All pre- and post-operative care of patients is borne by the foundation, including medicines, stents, coils, etc.
Transport assistance is provided by the state government.
1019 children have undergone surgery and been cured of their heart ailments till now.
In appreciation of the effort by the foundation to serve humanity, the state government is renewing the MoU to help more people receive free treatment, the CM said on the occasion.