Guwahati has become the new destination for advanced Healthcare in India as Apollo Hospitals Group, the pioneer of healthcare in India, launched their first fully integrated multi-speciality hospital in Guwahati on the 17th of June. The hospital was inaugurated by Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, Honourable Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Govt of Assam in the presence of Mr. Rameshwar Teli, Member of Parliament, Dibrugarh.
Mr. Siddharta Bhatacharjee, MLA, Guwahati, Ms Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd., Dr. K Hariprasad, President, Hospitals Division, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited, Mr. Satyamrit Kagti, Director Apollo Hospitals, Guwahati and Dr. Ashish Malakar, CEO, Apollo Hospitals Guwahati were also present in the event.
Apollo Group of Hospitals, the premier private healthcare provider in Asia, has invested into an existing hospital (International Hospital) in Guwahati and has upgraded it into an ultra-modern state-of-the-art facility to cater to the needs of the people of Assam and the North-east. It is currently a 220 bedded super-specialty hospital offering services across 50 specialties and super-specialties. The hospital is further being expanded with the addition of 100 more beds and newer specialties including Oncology and Cardio-thoracic surgery. Patient safety, better clinical outcomes and superior service standards delivering patient centric care is the philosophy of Apollo Hospitals and the goal is to deliver the best level of care for every patient entering the hospital.
Speaking on the occasion of the momentous 19th anniversary of the hospital, Ms. Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd., Chennai said, “Our journey of healing began in Chennai with the launch of the country’s first private tertiary hospital. Over the years, Apollo has earned global recognition for its highly skilled medical talent and world class infrastructure that enable it to deliver clinical outcomes that compare with the best institutions in the world, at an affordable cost. We are happy to bring our trusted multi-specialty medical care to the door steps of our patients. Apollo Hospitals is committed to provide high quality healthcare in modern facilities to all the people living in and around Guwahati. It’s our constant endeavour to provide best-in-class healthcare services to all with best of the technology and expertise.”
To mark the launch of the hospital, the team of doctors and nurses along with other staff members conducted a walkathon, the mission of which was to build a sense of wellness and social well-being in the community.
ABOUT APOLLO HOSPITALS
It was in 1983, that Dr. Prathap Reddy made a pioneering endeavour by launching India’s first corporate hospital – Apollo Hospitals in Chennai. Over the years Apollo Hospitals has established itself as home to the largest cardiac practice in India with over 160,000 cardiac surgeries. Apollo Hospitals is also the world’s largest private cancer care provider and runs the world’s leading solid organ transplant program.
As Asia’s largest and most trusted healthcare group, its presence includes 9,215 beds across 64 Hospitals, 2,500 Pharmacies, over 90 Primary Care and Diagnostic Clinics, more than 110 Telemedicine Centres and 80 plus Apollo Munich Insurance branches panning the length and breadth of the Country. As an integrated healthcare service provider with Health Insurance services, Global Projects Consultancy capability, over 15 medical education centers and a Research Foundation with a focus on global Clinical Trials, epidemiological studies, stem cell and genetic research Apollo Hospitals has been at the forefront of new medical breakthroughs with the most recent investment being that of commissioning the first Proton Therapy Center across Asia, Africa and Australia in Chennai, India. Every four days, the Apollo Hospitals Group touches a million lives in its mission to bring healthcare of International standards within the reach of every individual.
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