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Japan may set up 400-bedded teaching hospital in Nagaland

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By Livine Khrozhoh Updated: Aug 24, 2021 10:09 pm
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S Pangnyu Phom meeting JICA officials- India office team, on Tuesday. (Source: Twitter).

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Dimapur, Aug. 24 (EMN):
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) may set up a 400-bedded teaching hospital in Kohima, according to the Minister of Health and Family Welfare, S Pangnyu Phom.

The Health minister through a Twitter update informed that he had a meeting with JICA officials – India office team in New Delhi on Tuesday.

“I am extremely happy while conveying my sincere gratitude to the JICA team for considering the project of establishing a 400 bedded teaching hospital in Kohima, Nagaland under JICA Rolling Plan for the fund assistance,” he tweeted.

He also thanked the IQVIA Nagaland project team for providing support and ‘connecting with the JICA technical support to develop the detailed project report (DPR) and project implementation’.

He stated that the project would be beneficial for ‘bringing a change in the community for the Nagaland community welfare’.

He further thanked the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Department of Economic Affair (DEA), NITI Aayog, Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER) ministries and line ministries “for providing the valuable support for strengthening the healthcare system of Nagaland”.

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By Livine Khrozhoh Updated: Aug 24, 2021 10:09:36 pm