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Govt appoints leading cardiologist as advisor for health services




 State government today announced appointment of Prof Dr K Srinath Reddy as the adviser to the Odisha government on health services.

"Prof Dr K Srinath Reddy will advise the state government on proper implementation and smooth delivery of the ongoing health service programmes so as to better the indicators," a release from the CMO said.

The eminent cardiologist, epidemiologist and president of the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) would be accorded the rank of a cabinet minister in the State. Reddy, a Padma Bhusan awardee, was the former head of the Department of Cardiology at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, the release said.






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