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S. Korea to build $3.2 billion cancer center in Astana

15 February 2012, 17:38
S. Korea to build $3.2 billion cancer center in Astana

ASTANA. February 15. KAZINFORM Our Korean partners will build in Astana a new cancer center worth USD 3.2 billion, member of the Majilis Nadezhda Petukhova announced at a meeting with the staff of Astana Oncologic Dispensary on Wednesday.

She reminded that in his annual address to the nation the President of Kazakhstan instructed to prepare within two months the cancer care facilities development program. In this regard, Kazakh Minister of Healthcare Salidat Kairbekova met with Korean scientists and constructors, who presented the project of cancer center construction.

Petukhova said the center would help patients to identify disease in its earliest stages. She emphasized the role of children's department at the center.

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