A fully-equipped dialysis unit with high-end haemodialysis machines was inaugurated at the Indira Gandhi Government Medical College and Research Institute on Monday. Chief Minister N. Rangasamy inaugurated the facility.
The unit was established with funds provided by the territorial administration, along with funds provided under the CSR initiative of pharma company Solara, Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Chemfab Alkalis Limited, a chemicals manufacturing company and Inox Air Products Limited, a manufacturer of industrial and medical gases, an official release said.
Dialysis for patients will be done free of cost at this unit. More dialysis machines will be set at the unit in the near future, the release said.
Speaker R. Selvam, Minister for Agriculture C. Djeacoumar, K.S.P Ramesh, MLA, Health Secretary C. Udaya Kumar, Director of Health and Family Welfare G. Sriramulu and IGMC & RI Director C. Udayashankar were among those attended the inaugural event.