Chandigarh to help children suffering from heart diseases

June 4th, 2008 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS  

Chandigarh, June 3 (IANS) The Chandigarh administration has launched a pilot project to provide financial assistance to needy children suffering from congenital heart diseases for their surgery at a premier hospital here, a health department spokesman said Tuesday. The administration will bear all expenses of such children to be treated at the Post-graduate institute of medical education and research (PGIMER).

Paediatrician Paramjit Singh has been appointed nodal officer for the implementation of the project.

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