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Govt committed towards affordable treatment of cancer: PM

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minster Narendra Modi Monday said his government is committed towards ensuring early detection and affordable treatment of cancer.

On World Cancer Day, the PM also appreciated research on cancer, saying it will go a long way in ensuring a healthier planet.

"Today, on #WorldCancerDay we reiterate our commitment towards ensuring early detection and affordable treatment of cancer. Initiatives like Ayushman Bharat (health scheme) have a strong emphasis on providing quality healthcare and ensuring cancer-free lives," he tweeted.

He hailed all those who are valiantly fighting the disease. "Millions are inspired by their remarkable zeal," he said.

"I also appreciate those researching on aspects of cancer treatment. Their efforts will go a long way in ensuring a healthier planet," he wrote.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, February 04 2019. 17:25 IST
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