~Apollo Hospitals Group honoured for Medical Value Travel in 5 categories across specialties~
New Delhi, December7, 2018: Apollo Hospitals Group, India’s first multispecialty chain of hospitals was recognized for its outstanding contribution to Medical Value Travel at the recently concluded Medical Value Travel Awards held at the 4th International Summit on Medical Value Travel in Delhi. Four hospitals of the Group won laurels for their excellence in providing Medical Value Travel across specializations. The awards recognizing the units as Medical Value Travel Specialist Hospitals across various specialties were conferred upon the group by Mr. Satyajit Rajan, Director General, Ministry of Tourism. While Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals Delhi was recognized for excellence in Liver and Kidney transplants, Apollo Health City, Hyderabad won the award for excellence in Cardiac Surgery. Apollo Cancer Institute, Chennai and Apollo Hospitals, Ahmedabad bagged awards for excellence in Oncology.
Dr. Prathap C Reddy, Founder Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group said, “It is a matter of honor that that four of our healthcare units have been recognized for their excellence in Medical Value Travel. India has medical expertise and potential that is at part with standards in developed countries. At Apollo, we have always endeavored to provide world-class care with cutting edge technology to patients, but at a tenth of the cost of the same abroad. This has allowed us to extend the best quality of healthcare to people across the globe and today, we proudly receive patients from over 120 countries.”
The Advantage Healthcare India Summit is an avenue for healthcare collaborations between participating countries. The conference attracted more than 400 delegates from 50+ countries and witnessed participation from leading healthcare players including hospitals, insurers, healthcare facilitators, medical value travel companies etc.
As Asia’s largest and most trusted healthcare group, its presence includes over 10,000 beds across 71 Hospitals, 3000 Pharmacies, over 90 Primary Care and Diagnostic Clinics, 110 plus Telemedicine Centres and 80 plus Apollo Munich Insurance branches spanning 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 centres and a Research Foundation with a focus on global Clinical Trials, epidemiological studies, stem cell & 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 reach of every individual.
In a rare honor, the Government of India issued a commemorative stamp in recognition of Apollo’s contribution, the first for a healthcare organization. Apollo Hospitals Chairman, Dr. Prathap C Reddy, was conferred with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan in 2010. For more than 30 years, the Apollo Hospitals Group has continuously excelled and maintained leadership in medical innovation, world-class clinical services, and cutting-edge technology. Our hospitals are consistently ranked amongst the best hospitals globally for advanced medical services and research.