Philips in India: Screening under-served women for cervical, breast cancer

Tue, 11/06/2012 - 1:10pm
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Philips Healthcare agrees to a 5-year commitment after a 6-month pilot program meets endpoints for providing women in under-served areas with preventative health screenings.

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Philips Healthcare (NYSE:PHG) threw its support behind a long-term program to provide screening and preventative care to women in under-served areas of India after a pilot program proved successful.

The healthcare giant is joining forces with Indian regulatory authorities and international radiology non-profit organization RAD-AID to provide mobile breast cancer, cervical cancer and osteoporosis screening to women in rural and semi-urban areas of Northern India, The Financial reported.


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