British High Commissioner to India, Sir Richard Stagg on Friday conveyed his appreciation at the healthcare facilities here, specially in the field of breast cancer.

Accompanied by the Deputy High Commissioner to Southern India Mike Nithavrianakis, he visited the KIMS-Ushalakshmi Centre for Breast Diseases and was impressed with what was termed as India's first purpose-built, free-standing and comprehensive centre for breast health, conceived by P. Raghuram. Sir Stagg commended Dr. Raghuram for collaborating with Breast Cancer Care, United Kingdom and publishing awareness booklets on every aspect of breast health and for spearheading the movement aimed at empowering women across Andhra Pradesh about early detection of cancer.