KOHIMA/GUWAHATI, Aug 8 - Tata Trusts today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Nagaland Government to roll out a cancer care programme in collaboration with the public healthcare system of the State, a release from the Tata Trusts said.
The programme will integrate with the existing plans of the State on cancer screening, palliative care and tobacco control with a three-tiered model of treatment delivery.
Besides developing the Naga Hospital Authority in Kohima, the model envisages building capabilities in select district hospitals at Mon, Mokokchung, Phek and Tuensang so that patients do not have to travel more than a few hours for accessing the entire range of cancer care services.
The MoU was signed between Tata Trusts senior adviser Burzis Taraporevala and Nagaland Health and Family Welfare Commissioner and Secretary Himato Zhimomi, the release said. � PTI