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Maharashtra CM calls for bigger investment in medical sector

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

today called for bigger investment in the medical sector to ensure affordable to people.

He was speaking at the inauguration of Reliance Hospital at Koparkhairane in Navi Mumbai.

The Ayushman Bharat initiative of will provide relief to 50 crore people and hospitals like Reliance should contribute to this "Modi Care" by providing better to people, said.

He added that the government was making efforts to provide high quality, affordable

"Due to a significant increase in diagnostic centres and facilities in the last few years, treatment is available for various Today, in our country, especially in Mumbai, the number of patients coming from other countries for medical treatment has increased," he said.

"Everybody, irrespective of financial capability, should get Therefore, bigger investment in the medical sector is needed to ensure affordable health services to people," said.

The said that, in view of a growing number of cases, more treatment centres were the need of the hour.

He informed that had the highest number of cases after

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First Published: Sat, July 07 2018. 22:55 IST