Tanzania and India signs MoU to build cancer hospital in Tanzania

Tanzania and India signs MoU to build cancer hospital in Tanzania

India, through Apollo Hospitals, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Elipse Group Africa to set up a state-of-the-art diagnostic centre for cancer in Tanzania.

The MoU agreement was signed yesterday at the Indian High Commission in Tanzania and was witnessed by various people, including Indian High Commission Mr Binaya Pradhani. Speaking during the signing of the agreement, the Eclipse Group Africa Chairman Mr Zahir Damji said that Apollo Hospitals will provide health care services with advanced cancer care treatment through the partnership.

“The construction of the hospital will greatly help Tanzanians and many other African countries to be treated here in Tanzania”, – said Mr Zahir

Mr Zahir also said the project will start with 60 beds that will provide comprehensive care for cancer from diagnosis to treatment. He said the hospital will offer medical, surgical and radiation treatment to cancer patients across age groups, from paediatric to adults.

“In line with the vision of Apollo Hospitals, the centre will offer best-in-class treatment and care with the team of experienced oncology, cancer care management and the world’s finest technology to make quality cancer over 55 million people in Tanzania,” -said Mr Zahir