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Fortis Healthcare signs agreement with Burundi

eHEALTH Bureau Fortis Healthcare has signed an agreement with ‘Foundation Buntu’, a non profit organisation registered under the Government of Republic Of Burundi. Through this tie-up, Fortis Healthcare would serve patients who require care and treatment in Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics & Cardiac Sciences, informed Fortis. With Bujumbura as its capital, Burundi has a size of about 28,000 sq km and has an estimated population of about 87,00,000 inhabitants.Denise Bucumi Nkurunziza, the First Lady of Republic Of Burundi, who is the current President of Foundation Buntu signed the agreement in her capacity as the Head of Fondation Buntu, and Dr Narottam Puri, President, Medical Strategy & Quality at Fortis Healthcare signed it on behalf of Fortis Healthcare.The agreement delves into three aspects that includes providing training to Burundi medical practitioners and nursing staff in India by Fortis, regular visits to Burundi in order to bring world class healthcare within the reach of the poor and needy of Burundi by the doctors from Fortis, residents of Burundi who cannot be treated in Burundi would now be transferred to Fortis Healthcare, India for treatment.

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