Cancer: Enugu Govt to upgrade Medical Diagnostic Centre in collaboration with NSIA

Enugu State Government says it has reached a collaborative agreement with the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) for the upgrade of the State Medical Diagnostic Centre, Enugu for the treatment of cancer.

This is contained in a statement by the Commissioner for Health, Dr Emmanuel Obi, made available to newsmen in Enugu. According to him, the agreement is based on a comprehensive Diagnostic and Oncology (Cancer) treatment Centre.

Obi disclosed that the State Executive Council (EXCO), sequel to the agreement, approved the evacuation of the existing equipment in the centre, as requested by NSIA to enable it to take over the health facility.

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He added that the SEC also approved that the evacuated equipment would be put to good use at ESUT Teaching Hospital, Parklane, Enugu and other hospitals in the state.

The Health Commissioner also said that government “sees a greater opportunity for more efficient services to its citizens and beyond, through this collaboration”.