Aurobindo Oncology Block inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister for Finance & Health, Medical and Family Welfare, ET HealthWorld

  • Hyderabad, 16 April 2023: Aurobindo Pharma Foundation (APF), the philanthropic and CSR arm of Aurobindo Pharma Ltd, has funded Rs. 80 Crores and built state-of-the-art oncology block under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Redhills, Hyderabad for MNJ Institute of Oncology and State Cancer Institute.
  • Aurobindo oncology block was inaugurated in the august presence by Chief Guest: Sri. Thaneeru Harish Rao Garu, Hon’ble Minister for Finance & Health, Medical and Family Welfare, Govt. of Telangana; Guest of Honour: Sri. G. Kishan Reddy, Hon’ble Union Minister of Tourism, Culture and Development of North-Eastern Region of India, Member of Parliament, Secunderabad Constituency; Sri. Nithyananda Reddy, Director, Aurobindo Pharma Foundation, MD & Vice Chairman, Aurobindo Pharma Ltd and several other dignitaries from Government of Telangana. This block was built by Aurobindo Pharma Foundation in an effort to help the hospital in its endeavor to provide quality cancer care at free of cost.

MNJ Institute of Oncology and State Cancer Institute is committed to providing free, multidisciplinary cancer care to patients. Located in Telangana, it is the first State Government tertiary care institute to offer a comprehensive range of services, including surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and palliative care, to patients from Telangana and neighbouring states.Aurobindo Pharma Foundation (APF) has come forward to lend supporting hand and constructed a state-of-the-art oncology block on 2 acres of government land with Rs 80 Crore fund of Corporate Social Responsibility. This new block will not only provide specialised and supportive services but also a research centre allowing to reach more patients in need with improved capacity and efficiency.

This state-of-the-art facility span over 2,32,000 square feet and is composed with 8 floor (cellar, lower ground, ground + 5 floors) building with a total bed capacity of 300 and all floors are interconnected with staircase, ramp and lift with high end features such as 30 wardrooms, 2 operation theatres, 12 consultation rooms, 2 radiology bunkers, 8 bone marrow transplant rooms, dedicated paediatric and adolescent ICUs, diagnostic rooms (CT scan), microbiology and chemistry labs, besides a proper kitchen and dining rooms.

The Aurobindo Pharma Foundation (APF) also provided several facilities to ensure the smooth running of the facility, well equipped with oxygen pipelines and cylinders, ICU beds and curtains, furniture for doctor consultation rooms, waiting areas, fire safety systems (fire hydrant, sprinkler, public address systems and fire extinguishers), HVAC systems, lifts, emergency exits, transformer yard, main power control room and lightning arrestors.

  • Published On Apr 17, 2023 at 05:26 AM IST

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