Apollo Hospitals partners with Balmer Healthcare to set up a Tertiary Care Hospital in Kenya.
Apollo Hospitals Group is to set-up a state-of-the-art tertiary care hospital in partnership with Balmer Healthcare, the leading caregiver in Kenya. This partnership will provide quality healthcare for over 47 million people in Kenya and neighboring regions. The state-of-the-art tertiary care hospital will offer comprehensive care in over 20 specialties to Kenyan patients across all age groups, from pediatric to adult. Apollo Hospitals’ highly experienced medical specialists, supported by Balmer Healthcare, will enhance access to complex procedures and treatments for Kenyans. In this partnership, Apollo Hospitals will execute the project in four phases, namely, technical consulting services and strategic direction of the project; project management and monitoring; project commissioning; and brand operations management.
Mr. Dinesh Madhavan, President Group Oncology and International, Apollo Hospital Enterprises Limited, India and Mr. David Langat, Chairman, Balmer Healthcare Limited, signed the Memorandum of Understanding in the presence of Mr. Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India and Mr Rohit Vadhwana, Deputy High Commissioner of India in Kenya.
Announcing the collaboration, Mr. Dinesh Madhavan, President Group Oncology and International, Apollo Hospital Enterprises Limited, said “At the core of Apollo, our main priority is to support as many lives as possible across the globe. Apollo Hospitals is the largest hospital group in Asia with over 75 hospitals in India and is a destination for many Kenyans seeking treatment in India. With the recent foray into Nairobi, we plan to give our reliable ‘Tender Loving Care’ with expertise and customized treatments to Kenyans. Apollo will bring about change in the healthcare segment of Nairobi. We will stand together with Balmer Healthcare to treat and make the lives of Kenyans better. ”
Mr. David Langat, Chairman of Balmer Healthcare Limited, said, “We are pleased to sign this Memorandum of Understanding with Apollo Hospitals, the global leader in healthcare, and a uniquely integrated healthcare enterprise. We have lots of Kenyans going to India for treatment, but we are now bringing India to them. Patients will now experience the same world-class and quality healthcare services but from their own country.”
On the occasion, Mr. Lav Agarwal, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, said, “It is a matter of pride to witness an esteemed collaboration between Apollo Hospitals, India and Balmer Healthcare, to strengthen international relations and lay the foundation of quality healthcare for the people of Kenya and neighboring regions. I am very sure that this will help and support the lives of millions of Kenyans and encourage many more fruitful associations in the future between India and Nairobi.”
According to H. E. Mr Rohit Vadhwana, Acting High Commissioner of India in Kenya, “India and Kenya have strong historic relationship of mutual respect and cooperation. India is a leading trade and investment partner of Kenya and Indian healthcare industry has played an active role in this country. The tie-up between Apollo Hospitals, India, and Balmer Healthcare, will provide an opportunity for both India and Kenya to further strengthen our cooperation in the sector and work together to achieve our shared aspirations of universal access to world-class and affordable healthcare services.”
Apollo Hospitals works in sync with the governments and partners to establish world-class healthcare facilities and to enhance the existing healthcare services. As Asia’s integrated private healthcare services provider, Apollo Hospitals is inspiring the young to become high-quality clinicians, and is supporting nations and business enterprises to build quality healthcare ecosystems.
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