Fujifilm plans to invest around $ 200 million to open 100 medical examination centers in India to evaluate 10 common cancers. Fujifilm and Dr. Kuttys Healthcare opened the first of these “NURA centers” in Bengaluru on Thursday, which are equipped with artificial intelligence (AI) and enable expert healthcare, the companies said in a statement.
The center can correctly screen 10 common cancers: oral cancer, breast cancer, cervical cancer, lung cancer, stomach cancer, colon cancer, prostate cancer, esophageal cancer, laryngeal cancer, and early signs of leukemia and other lifestyle-related illnesses.
With NURA, “our vision is to bring the culture of regular medical examinations to India because we believe that early detection and treatment are very important to improve the survival of cancer patients,” he added. “With Dr. Kutty’s expertise in healthcare, we will continue to support the evolution of healthcare by providing cutting-edge products and services that help improve the health and quality of life of people around the world.” Morita said.
Dr. Kutty’s President of Health, Mohamed Kasim, said: “We are committed to sustainable health through NURA by leveraging our expertise in health and the high-quality imaging and scanning technology that Fujifilm offers.” In addition to 10 cancer tests, the centers will provide comprehensive medical screening services, such as early detection of metabolic syndrome and risk of locomotor syndrome for the investigation of lifestyle-related diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and the ‘ myocardial infarction, ‘Fujifilm said.