The people of North Bihar have been asking for a Cancer Hospital for a very long time. Seems like their demand is soon getting fulfilled. A Cancer Hospital is being constructed in the premises of North Bihar famous Shri Krishna Memorial College and Hospital (SKMCH).
The Cancer Hospital has 15 acres of Land
The state government has already allotted 15 acres of land to the Tata Memorial Hospital to build this Cancer Hospital on the back side of Shri Krishna Memorial College and Hospital.
The Head of Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Muzaffarpur, Dr. Ravikant Singh said, from February 2021 the hospital will start treating patients. Initially, till the permanent structure of the hospital will not be completed, it will treat patients in an alternate 50 bed fabricated structure which is currently being ready in Chennai and will soon reach Muzaffarpur. In addition to this 50 bed fabricated structure, the hospital will have a pathology centre and other services.
As per the Management, a team of doctors have been prepared in Mumbai who will come to the hospital in the last week of January next year to treat the patients.
This Cancer Hospital in Muzaffarpur is said to be a 125 bedded hospital and it is estimated the cost to build it is around Rs 200 crore.
Earlier this year, the hospital started the OPD services in the SKMCH’s Old Auditorium. The hospital has started surveying the number of cancer patients in the blocks near Muzaffarpur to inform them about the screening and medicines facility of Cancer is now available in SKMCH. Patients now coming to OPD are getting the treatment and necessary medicines for free.