On World Cancer Day, Narendra Modi says government committed to affordable treatment of disease

Prime Minster Narendra Modi on Monday said his government is committed towards ensuring early detection and affordable treatment of cancer.

Press Trust of India February 04, 2019 19:35:24 IST
On World Cancer Day, Narendra Modi says government committed to affordable treatment of disease
  • On World Cancer Day, the prime minister also appreciated research on cancer

  • He hailed all those who are valiantly fighting the disease

  • Millions are inspired by their remarkable zeal, Narendra Modi said

New Delhi: Prime Minster Narendra Modi on Monday said his government is committed towards ensuring early detection and affordable treatment of cancer.

On World Cancer Day Narendra Modi says government committed to affordable treatment of disease

File image of Narendra Modi. Twitter/BJP

On World Cancer Day, the prime minister also appreciated research on cancer, saying it will go a long way in ensuring a healthier planet.

"Today, on World Cancer Day we reiterate our commitment towards ensuring early detection and affordable treatment of cancer. Initiatives like Ayushman Bharat (health scheme) have a strong emphasis on providing quality healthcare and ensuring cancer-free lives," he tweeted.

He hailed all those who are valiantly fighting the disease. "Millions are inspired by their remarkable zeal," he said. "I also appreciate those researching on aspects of cancer treatment. Their efforts will go a long way in ensuring a healthier planet," he wrote.

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