The Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Coal India Limited (CIL) under which CIL would provide Rs 2 crore grant to 20 poor patients with thalassemia major (Rs 10 lakh/patient) for bone marrow transplants to be carried out in PGI.
A statement issued by PGI on Tuesday said that the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare through its Blood Cell-NHM initiated this programme last year wherein CIL through its corporate social responsibility is providing financial help to thalassemia patients requiring bone marrow transplants. Read More
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