Sunday, September 26, 2010

PM inaugurates CWG sports injury centre at Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital

Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Sunday inaugurated the 'Sports Injury Centre' at the Safdarjung Hospital here for the Commonwealth Games.

The Rs.70-crore centre, equipped with the latest facilities, will cater to sportspersons during the Commonwealth Games. It will be open to the public after the Games.

The 35-bed centre has three modular operation theatres with pre-operative and post-operative rooms and a two-bed ICU in the post-operative room.

It also has three world class integrated modular operation theatres with facility for video conferencing.

The centre also houses all modern diagnostic facilities such as MRI and CT scan, digital x-ray, colour Doppler test and bone desitometry.

Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad, Minister of State for Health Dinesh Trivedi, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit were among the dignitaries present on the occasion.

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