Free treatment of breast and uterine cancer in the offing

Posted on: February 23, 2017 | views: 325

The Ministry of Women, Children and Social Welfare is working on a scheme to provide free treatment of breast and uterine cancer.    

The scheme will be enforced in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and it is likely to be included in the upcoming budget.

Currently, the Health Ministry gives financial assistance of Rs 100,000 each to a cancer patient.

Minister for Women, Children and Social Welfare Kumar Khadka said the Ministry is calculating the cost that it has to borne to provide free treatment to the patients of breast and uterine cancer before finalizing the scheme.