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Apollo Hospitals to manage the Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Republic of Maldives

Posted by Apollo Hospitals | 25 Jan,2010

Marking a new international association, Apollo Hospitals will soon be managing the Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital located in Male, Republic of Maldives. The agreement to this effect was signed by the Hon’ble Health Minister, Maldives, Ms. Aminath Jaameel and the Apollo Hospitals’ Managing Director Dr. Preetha Reddy, in the presence of the President, Republic of Maldives His Excellency, Hon’ble Mr. Mohamed Nasheed.

Marking a new international association, Apollo Hospitals will soon be managing the Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital located in Male, Republic of Maldives. The agreement to this effect was signed by the Hon’ble Health Minister, Maldives, Ms. Aminath Jaameel and the Apollo Hospitals’ Managing Director Dr. Preetha Reddy, in the presence of the President, Republic of Maldives His Excellency, Hon’ble Mr. Mohamed Nasheed.

As a global entity, Apollo Hospitals has engaged in the healthcare delivery of international projects across culturally diverse locations such as Mauritius, Ghana, Nigeria, Yemen, Bangladesh, Kuwait, and Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Caribbean islands and the Dutch Antilles.

As Asia’s most trusted integrated healthcare group with a presence in all verticals of patient care and wellness, Apollo has emerged as the preferred healthcare partner, world over. Deeply committed to quality, Apollo has 7 JCI accredited hospitals within the group. The clinical outcomes achieved at Apollo across medical disciplines have set global benchmarks. Its delightful for Apollo Hospitals to partner with Republic of Maldives towards the transformation of healthcare delivery in the beautiful archipelago.

span>His Excellency Hon’ble Mr. Mohamed Nasheed, President of the Republic of Maldives gracing the momentous occasion said, “We have immense faith in Apollo Hospitals and the pioneering spirit of the group. Under the able leadership of the visionary, Dr. Prathap C Reddy, we are certain that the Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital and Maldives will emerge as a global healthcare destination.”
Keeping with Apollo’s global standards, the association with the Republic of Maldives involves the upgradation of the Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital to provide world class healthcare to the local population of Maldives and overseas patients. With a focus to provide high–end tertiary care, Apollo will facilitate the upgradation and introduction of facilities and equipments, building self sufficiency in local human resources to support the delivery of Cardiac Surgery, Neurology, Reproductive Medicine, Rehabilitation, and others.

Addressing the gathered media, Ms. Preetha Reddy Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group said, “As a high-end tourist locale, I would say that Maldives is well positioned for global medical value travel. We are confident that it would be an important step towards broadening the economic base of the country.”

During the management tenure of 15 years, Apollo Hospitals will work closely with the Republic of Maldives and the Govt. of India in developing the Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospitals as a destination for healthcare and wellness services, research & development and medical education. The services shall cater to both the local population and foreigners.

Apollo Hospitals has best-in-class clinical professionals, cutting–edge technology and partnerships with global leaders like IBM and John Hopkins International that enables the teams to stay abreast of new developments in healthcare.

The Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital is a state owned hospital, in Malé, Republic of Maldives. A gift from the Indian Government, the 275-beds Hospital has been providing a range of basic and speciality services since 1999. The investment envisaged for the upgrade, addition of new facilities and human resource development will be funded by a mix of investors including multi lateral organizations and government bodies.

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25 Jan,2010
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