Apollo Hospitals Group enters Kerala state in association with Adlux Group
Dr. Prathap C. Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group in the presence of the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Kerala, Shri Pinarayi Vijayan announced the entry of Apollo Hospitals in the state of Kerala with a strategic partnership with Adlux Group. The project Apollo Adlux- Super Speciality Hospital is located near Cochin International Airport, Angamali. The state-of-the-art facility will offer world-class healthcare services to people of all socio-economic strata in this region.
Dr. Prathap C. Reddy addressing an august gathering of doctors in an event organised by ‘The Week’ Magazine stated that “We are happy to enter into God’s own Country, Kerala, with this world-class super-speciality hospital in partnership with the Adlux Group. This is indeed a special moment for us and I am confident that Apollo Hospitals will be able to utilise its experience of 35 years, to serve the people of Kerala through proven global practices augmented by cutting edge innovation in healthcare. I look forward to the blessings of the people of the state!”
He further announced the support of Apollo Group in rebuilding the infrastructure of Primary Healthcare Centres (PHCs) in collaboration with the Government of Kerala, which was damaged due to recent floods in Kerala. Dr. Prathap C. Reddy said, “It is our responsibility as healthcare custodians to contribute to the well-being of the people who have faced nature’s fury this year. This PHC is a small gesture of our support to aid them in their recovery from the natural disaster.”
The hospital is part of the complex which currently hosts the Adlux Group’s International Convention and Exhibition Centre, which is the largest in South India. Expressing his passion for healthcare, Mr. Puzhekadavil Sudheesan, Promoter and Director, Adlux Group said, “It has always been my desire to give back to the community and I am happy to associate with the Apollo Hospitals Group to bring the best world-class healthcare services to the people of Kerala. Proximity to the airport will be a major factor for the development of medical value tourism, as it will provide easy access, especially to patients.
Later addressing the gathering as the Chief Guest, Shri Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala, stated that Kerala is all set to provide universal coverage for cancer patients and that he was delighted to welcome Apollo into the state.
Mr Jacob Mathew, Managing Director, Malayala Manorama & The Week, remarked that Apollo Hospitals entry will further strenghthen the super speciality care for the people of Kerala. Dr Joseph Thachil – Senior Consultant Urologist, Dr Jose Easow – Senior Consultant Haemato-Oncologist, Dr Rakesh Jalali, Director- Apollo Cancer Institute, Mr Satyanarayana Reddy, Group President, Mr John Chandy- Vice President -Oncology and Mr Jithu Jose, Group Senior General Manager- International Division were also present.
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