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Launch of NCG Vishwam Cancer Care Connect

 
 

 Launch of NCG Vishwam Cancer Care Connect

 Launch of NCG Vishwam Cancer Care Connect, September 17, 2019, IAEA Vienna

 

Shri K. N. Vyas, Secretary DAE & Chairman AEC launched NCG Vishwam Cancer Care Connect on 17th September 2019 in Vienna on the sidelines of 63rd General conference of IAEA. By virtue of this, National Cancer Grid (NCG) established and managed by Tata Memorial Centre (TMC), which has 183 participating stake holders from India has been made open to the cancer hospitals and other relevant institutes from foreign countries. Dr. Rajendra Badwe, Director, Tata Memorial Centre (TMC) gave the details of NCG and how it could be extended to the foreign hospitals and the benefits which they shall accrue. The objective of the NCG has been removing the disparity in Cancer Care. The NCG Vishwam is expected to play the same role globally. Eleven countries expressed interest immediately after the launch. Hospitals from Sri Lanka and Bangladesh conveyed their appreciation through a video message of offering the NCG to foreign countries. Ms. May Abdel-Wahab, Director, NAHU, IAEA conveyed appreciation of IAEA on the launch of NCG Vishwam, called it as comprehensive package help bridging the gap in cancer care and underlined IAEA’s support to the initiative.

 

Logo of NCG Vishwam Cancer Care Connect

Official logo of NCG Vishwam Cancer Care Connect was launched on the occasion. In the logo, uses three Cs of ‘Cancer Care Connect’ together to form an earthen lamp, whose flame is represented by a red dot. The red dot is also symbolic of kumkum, while its orientation represents an eye. The lamp projects prosperity and life whereas the flame is a mark of freedom through enlightenment.

 

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 Launch of NCG Vishwam Cancer Care Connect