Indian Railways, in partnership with Impact India Foundation, will augment two additional coaches for cancer & family health Services to the Lifeline Express – the worldÂ´s first state-of-the-art Hospital Train, Suresh Prabhu, Minister for Railways and JP Nadda, Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare inaugurated the augmentation of two additional coaches to the existing five-coach hospital train Â´Lifeline ExpressÂ´ for the detection & control of oral, breast and cervical cancer, prevention of stroke and family health services in the presence of Manoj Sinha, Minister of Telecom (Independent charge) & Minister of State for Railways and Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for PMO.
These additional services will be provided to augment the existing restorative surgeries conducted for sight, hearing, clefts, burn contractures and orthopaedic impairment, and treatment of epilepsy and dental problems on the Lifeline Express. Three fully equipped Operation Theatres will be available for free-of-cost services to the rural poor across India.
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