People Affected With Blood Pressure And Diabetics Due To Lack Of Physical Activity: Harish Rao

Hyderabad, Nov 27 (Maxim News): Minister for Medical Health, Family welfare and Finance, T. Harish Rao said that the people are affected with blood pressure and diabetics due to lack of physical activity.

Participating in a programme organized at Gandhi Medical College on the occasion of National Organ donation Day, today, the Minister honoured the families who came forward for organ donation. He said that the awareness programs are to be conducted through education, women welfare and AYUSH departments. He said that diseases could be controlled through Mission Bhagiratha, rural Development and Urban Development. He said eight people can have rebirth with one organ donation. He said that in the past only those with money could afford organ transplants, but now with the special initiative of Chief Minister K.Chandrasekhar Rao poor people are also able to get organ transplants.

He said that the government is giving Rs. 10 lakhs in Aarogyasri for organ transplantation operation and assured that an organ transplant block will be set up in Gandhi Hospital soon. He said that equipment worth Rs. 35 crore will be made available in the next six months. He said that facilities will be provided to compete with private clinics in organ transplantation. He further said that the government will stand by the families of organ donors. He said that currently 3000 people are waiting for organs and opined that a special attention has been paid to the areas where road accidents are more frequent. (Maxim News)

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