Guwahati( Assam), Feb 15 : The Paediatric Oncology Ward of Dr B. Borooah Cancer Institute (BBCI) developed by NRL under its CSR program at a cost of Rs. 2 Crore was inaugurated today by MD NRL S K Barua in presence of Dr. A. C. Kataki, Director BBCI and senior officials of both the organisations coinciding with International Childhood Cancer Day (ICCD).
Comprising of 4 wards and a play arena, multiple hi tech facilities such as ventilators, 12 channel ECG machine, patient monitor, defibrillator with pediatric paddles, portable ultrasound with echo (shear machine), mobile X-ray with DR unit, 5 function pediatric patient bed, air handling unit with air conditioners, medical gas pipe line system and patient transfer facilities have been provided.
The infrastructure and equipment provided for cancer care, the play arena that has been developed will serve to elevate the psychological parameters of children undergoing treatment .
The newly inaugurated Paediatric Oncology Ward by NRL is expected to facilitate and support children in combating the disease with better treatment and care at BBCI.