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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis lays foundation stone of health institute

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Nagpur: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today laid the foundation stone of the first ‘Indo UK Institute of Health Medicity’ (IUIH) here. The IUIH programme was included as a commercial announcement in the joint statement during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UK in November 2015. It included proposal to set up 11 new Indo UK Institutes for Health in India accompanied by strategic clinical and training partnerships with UK’s National Health Service (NHS) organisations, universities and private sector companies. Fadnavis said it is historical moment that such a reputed and huge medicity initiative is rolling out from Nagpur. “Globally, the cost of healthcare is going up, however, advanced medical treatment will be available at 50 per cent less price here and it will boost medical tourism in Maharashtra,” said Fadnavis on the occasion.