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Himanta gives away cheques to kidney patients

Health minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday distributed cheques to kidney patients for transplantation.

He said that the government would also provide a daily allowance of Rs 100 daily to buy medicines from outside to all patients who undergo treatment at government hospitals, besides free treatment and medicines available in the health centres.

The minister distributed cheques worth Rs one lakh to kidney transplanted patients for post-transplantation care at a function on Saturday.

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