Staff Reporter

GUNTUR: Five more medical departments at Government General Hospital here will be further upgraded under Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode and advanced facilities provided to people, Department of Medical Health & Family Welfare Principal Secretary Jandhyala Satyanarayana said on Wednesday.

Works inspected

He visited wards in the GGH and inspected the works relating to the construction of the Millennium Block.

He came here after attending the anniversary celebrations at NRI Medical College.

The facilities at the dialysis unit set up in the PPP mode were excellent, he said, and commended the doctors.

The government hospitals would provide space, power and water facilities to upgrade the departments.

GGH Superintendent D. Phanibhushan said that the Department of Radiology and Radiotherapy were in need of upgradation and added that patients requiring radiotherapy were being forced to depend on private hospitals.