Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals kicks off a healthy new partnership with the Cricket Association of Bengal. This is part of an innovative health partnership and is aimed at raising the profile of health care among players.
Apollo will provide CAB players with all of their healthcare requirements. They will work closely with the team of dedicated doctors to ensure the players receive the best possible healthcare, in particular for recovery following injury.
Speaking on the occasion Mr Sourav Ganguly, President, Cricket Association of Bengal said: "We are delighted to welcome Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata, on board with us for the next season. We are looking forward to developing a close relationship with them."
Dr. Rupali Basu, President & CEO, Eastern Region, Apollo Hospitals Group, India added: "We are absolutely delighted to become the Official Healthcare Partner of CAB. Our Sports Medicine team offers a complete range of services focusing on preventing and treating injury and illnesses and helping players reach their peak performances."
Apollo will be working with the team to help them maintain their health and fitness and ensure a successful season for both domestic and international matches. Emergency medical services will be provided which will include on site ambulance support in major national and international matches and IPL matches in Eden Gardens. First aid kits with all basic medicines will be provided to all 18 CAB clubs on a regular basis.
From left Mr Sourav Ganguly, President, Cricket Association of Bengal, Dr Rupali Basu, President & CEO, Eastern Region, Apollo Hospitals Group, India, Mr Biswarup Dey, Treasurer, CAB & Mr Amiya Auddya, Vice-President, CAB and Representative of National AC