Founder and Chairperson of Reliance Foundation, Nita Ambani has been invited to join the Board of Visitors of the University of Texas: MD Anderson Cancer Center. In its 70 years of operations, this centre has invested significant resources towards cancer research and patient care.
Fighting the War of Cancer
Nita Ambani is the first Indian and the second Asian to be invited to join this Board. While extending the invitation, Chairman of the Board, Melvyn N. Klein, said, “By giving your time, talents and treasure, you will help advance the institution’s mission to eliminate cancer – and ultimately make a significant difference in the lives of cancer patients and their families.”
Upon accepting the invitation from the cancer center, Nita Ambani said, “I feel privileged to join the Board of Visitors of MD Anderson Cancer Center and look forward to both learning from and contributing to its exemplary mission of making cancer history. Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Centre will draw on the expertise and capabilities of this remarkable institution, and work towards providing better care for cancer patients in India and bringing about ground-breaking research to eventually defeat cancer.”
Widely acclaimed as one of the world’s premier cancer centers, its 20,000-strong workforce endeavors to rapidly translate scientific knowledge into enhanced therapies and prevention strategies for the purpose of creating improved quality of life for patients and survivors.
Collaborations with Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Center
Sir. H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Center was re-inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 25th in Mumbai. A project that is extremely close to the heart of Nita Ambani, this hospital considers oncology its thrust area. The facility has invested significantly in the latest medical technology and equipment that aids in early detection and cure of cancer. In addition to this, the availability of nuclear medicine infrastructure will help doctors treat cancer patients much faster, causing minimal pain and discomfort.
The University of Texas: MD Anderson Cancer Center along with Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation and Research center will be collaborating to work in the area of oncology and introduce within India the latest research findings and discoveries that equip medical experts to deliver high-quality treatment and care to patients.
Reliance Foundation’s Endeavor towards Social Development
Under the stewardship of Nita Ambani, Reliance has played a critical role in addressing a number of development challenges faced within India. With the help of sustainable and innovative solutions, the foundation focuses on its 5 core pillars that include health, education, rural transformation, urban renewal and promotion of India’s arts, culture and heritage.
Sir H.N. Reliance Foundation Hospital and Research Center is a part of one such endeavor that aims to deliver standardized and high-quality treatment to patients at all levels of the pyramid.