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STEMI-GOA TO LAUNCH ON DEC 15     Panaji, December 12, 2018 Agrahayana 21, 1940             Minister for Health Shri Vishwajeet Rane will launch ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI)-Goa project on December 15, 2018 at 4.00 p.m at Goa Medical College, New Auditorium cum Exhibition Hall, near new Forensic Department.           This programme aims to decrease cardiac mortality and morbidity resulting from ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI or Heart Attack) by aiding prompt and accurate diagnosis in peripheral health centers of Goa using tele-ECG, thrombolytic of the clot using newer thrombolytic agents and prompt transfer to Goa Medical College using Cardiac/ALS ambulances of 108 GVK-EMRI.           This is a landmark project of Government of Goa and a revolutionary way of treating heart attacks in the state.   DI/NB/GPP/PN/JS/AN/2018/1107