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New Mammography unit opened at KIMS ICON in Vizag

Vishakhapatnam, Jan 11 (UNI) KIMS ICON Hospitals opened a new mammography unit here on Friday.
The new equipment, Allengers Venus has been donated by Rotary club Waltair, Vishakhapatnam and Rotarians from Pune, Vivek Aranha, PDG; Kailash Monga, Chairman of Rotary Foundation.
The machine donated by Rotary club, will help KIMS ICON hospitals deliver breast screening service, as well as screen suggestive patients and improve the diagnosis of patients with suspected breast cancer.
The machine, which provides high quality images, saves time, eliminates retakes, lowers dose, is also compatible with digital stereo-tactic biopsy device to perform FNA, FNL and Core biopsies making it a more reliable service, KIMS ICON said in a release here.
SB Card Holder members under ‘Sukhibhava’ scheme, a medicare by MP and EEH and MW Trust, will get the mammography tests at nominal charges.
“We are extremely proud to be part of this donation and hope that this machine will bring a significant boost to KIMS ICON in helping with earlier detection, which is critical,” said Kailash Monga, Chairman and Rotary Foundation on the occasion.
“I’m proud of the hard work by everyone involved and would like to thank our breast care and radiography teams for making the project such a success, said Dr P Satish Kumar Managing Director, KIMS-ICON Hospital.
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Legal Metrology Assistant controller held in grafting case in Telangana

24 Jun 2019 | 9:07 PM

Kakinada, Jun 24 (UNI) The Anti corruption Bureau (ACB) on Monday arrested Assistant controller of Legal Metology N Eswerarao at his office in Rajahmundry while accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000 for issuing verification certificate to a newly installed weigh bridge, the ACB sources said.

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Patient commits hangs self in AP

24 Jun 2019 | 8:49 PM

Kakinada, Jun 24 (UNI) A patient undergoing treatment for joint pains reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself to the ceiling fan in hospital room in a private ayurvedic hospital in Ramaraopet area here on Monday, police said.

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Students stage dharna opposing privatisation of midday meal scheme in AP

24 Jun 2019 | 8:43 PM

Kakinada, Jun 24 (UNI) Students Federation of India (SFI) on Monday staged dharna in front of the Collectorate here, opposing the move to hand over the midday meal scheme maintenance to Akshaya Patra, a private spiritual organisation .

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Enhance safety standards at station yards and sidings: SCR GM

24 Jun 2019 | 8:01 PM

Hyderabad, Jun 24 (UNI) Gajanan Mallya, General Manager, South Central Railway (SCR) advised the officials to focus on enhancing safety standards at station yards and at private sidings to improve operational convenience.

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College lecturer ends life by hanging in Konaseema

24 Jun 2019 | 7:55 PM

Kakinada, Jun 24 (UNI) A college lecturer committed suicide by hanging himself to the ceiling fan in his hostel room in Srinivasa engineering college Cheyyeru of Katrenikona mandal in Konaseema region 50 kms from here on Monday .

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