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Lifeline Group of Hospitals signs MoU with Zambian govt

City-based Lifeline Group of Hospitals has signed an MoU with the Government of Zambia to set up a 100-bed medical facility at Lusaka at an initial investment of INR 40 crore.

Group Chairman Dr Rajkumar told reporters that Lifeline would also provide surgical expertise to Zambia and train medical personnel to equip them on the latest medical treatments and procedures.

As per the MoU, the Zambian Government would provide five-acre of land and building for the proposed facility, which was expected to commence operations in nine months. He said the hospital would have a team of 300 medical personnel, of which 80 per cent would be from the Lifeline team and the rest to be recruited locally.

Besides providing treatment at an affordable fee, the Hospital would also offer 10 per cent of major procedures free of cost, he added.

Rajkumar said the Zambian Government would also assist the Lifeline in promoting its centre for excellence in other African countries like Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Malawi and Namibia.

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