Ranjani Madhavan ByExpress News ServiceBENGALURU: The Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health (IGICH) will start organ transplant surgeries, and a centre for this will come up on 1.33 acres adjacent to its existing premises.
The matter was discussed in a meeting held with Medical Education Minister K Sudhakar 15 days ago.
“The new tertiary hospital will provide super-speciality care, conduct transplants of bone marrow, stem cell, renal and liver.
Pre- and post- transplant care will be given,” said Dr Sanjay K S, director of IGICH.
The construction will happen phase wise with funds released in installments,” he said, adding that the hospital is seeking additional funds of Rs 4.5 crore for the new hospital to purchase transplant equipment.
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