On Thursday Andhra Pradesh Health Minister Kamineni Srinivas said that, three cancer hospitals would open in Kurnool, Nellore, and Vijayawada.
At the press meet Srinivas said that all government hospitals and three cancer hospitals that would established at Kurnool, Nellore, and Vijayawada will get modern facilities with funds provided by the Centre.
The minister also said, due to the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh the health sector in the state was adversely affected, since all the super specialty hospitals, both government and private, were established in Hyderabad for last three decades.
Srinivas further added that, all district hospitals would be provided with latest medical equipment and sufficient medical and paramedical staff. While the state government has also proposed to set up super speciality hospitals in all 13 districts across the state.
He also added, steps will be taken to start medical services at the Visakha Institute of Medical Sciences here very soon.