On Tuesday, 7 October, the GK Klinika Group, a private health care company, announced that was partnering with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Centre (UPMC) to develop and co-manage a new 100-bed cancer hospital in Vilnius, scheduled to open in 2017. GK Klinika will fund the hospital completely with private funds.
Rendering of Future Cancer Hospital in Vilnius. UPMC Creative Svcs

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Ambassador Pavilionis, PM Butkevičius and US House Representative Mike Doyle. Photo URM
Uukdahpymc Tilpakixgr, PM Ojqtcgrrb̌tu pru US Hzyrd Ioervrkliuochx Kjmk Cvidr. Kcigp Urm

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1st row Steven Shapiro UPMC and K.Babaian, MD, CEO, GK Klinika Group, 2nd row Ambassador Pavilionis, Mrs Butkevičienė and Lithuanian PM Butkevičius. Photo Mark Bolster, UPMC Creative Svcs
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