Inaugurating the Saviour hospital in Ahmedabad today, Chief Minister Mr. Narendra Modi expressed resolve to set up one medical college in every district of the state.
Chief Minister also appealed the doctors to extend the benefits of the stem cell treatment for the organ transplantations of the war affected solders.
Chief Minister today inaugurated the newly-built Saviour hospital in Ahmedabad as a part of the materialization of one of the MOUs during the Vibrant Summit. The hospital is constructed in association with GIOSTAR Stem Cell Research Institute of America with a cost of Rs.35-crore, and will make available the Stem cell transplantation therapy to the people.
He said the state government has focused on making available the best medical services to the people and as a part of it, the government has set up 15 new medical colleges and about 2115 seats in medical courses during last one decade. In 2001, there were only two medical colleges and 500 seats but now it has increased by many-fold, he said.
Chief Minister informed the state government has signed MOU with GIOSTAR, USA, and has set up a special organization with a view to free the tribal people of Gujarat from the genetical diseases like Sickle cell and Anemia.
Health Minister Mr. Jaynarayan Vyas said the state government is developing the medical services sector on PPP model. He expressed happiness that stem cell therapy is becoming available in Gujarat as an outcome of MOU during Vibrant Summit.
Globally acclaimed stem cell physician and the Director of GIOSTAR Dr.IVA said the vibrancy of Gujarat has become a source of attraction for the investors of all over the world. With the availability of stem cell treatment in Gujarat, a new chapter of success has been added to the all-round growth story of the State, she said.
Leading doctors and prominent people of medical services sector were present on the occasion.