Dhaka, 4th Oct 2017:
It was a jubilant occasion for Apollo Hospitals Group when it announced Apollo Health Connect Initiatives in Dhaka. Apollo Hospitals India has various clinical, academic and onsite engagements in the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. Dr. Anupam Sibal – Group Medical Director inaugurated the program. The health connect initiatives included Apollo announcing its representative office and Tele Clinic in Chittagong followed by Apollo-Biman Holidays-Travel Shop- Online Portal Launch.
Dr. Anupam Sibal – Group Medical Director stated that he was delighted to be in Bangladesh. He further remarked that with ever-increasing disease burden especially on non-communicable diseases, healthcare delivery has to be a shared responsibility beyond geographical boundaries. He stated that at Apollo, we treasure our relationship with Bangladesh and all our initiatives are aimed at further strengthening the relationship. Dr Sibal thanked the medical fraternity of Bangladesh and associates of Apollo in Bangladesh for all their good work in the service of humanity. He said the great role played by print and electronic media in health awareness is commendable and lauded their contribution.
Mr. Mohammed Ullah – Chairman of Crystal Health connected on televised medium from Chittagong and stated that he is happy to represent Asia’s largest healthcare provider in Chittagong province and with tele clinic, the patients will have ease of access to the specialist in Apollo India.
Mr. Mohammed Salahhudin – Managing Director of Travel Shop/ Biman Holidays stated that as the first Online Travel entity in Bangladesh, they are glad to bring online pre-paid health check service in association with Apollo Hospitals Group.
Dr Sibal felicitated the Apollo associates in Bangladesh.
The Apollo delegation had Mr. Jithu Jose – Group General Manager – International Division, Mr Krishnamurthy – Apollo Tele Health Division and their Bangladesh representatives including Mr Shafeeq Azam – Chairman of Health Connect, Mr Abdur Rob – CEO Global Tele Medicine, Dr Mokter Hussain – Director – Health Connect, Mr Nazamul Anam – Advisor Biman Airways, Mr Didar – Director Eco Tours and Mr Walid from Galaxy Healthcare.
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It was in 1983, that Dr. Prathap Reddy made a pioneering endeavour by launching India’s first corporate hospital – Apollo Hospital in Chennai. Now, as Asia largest and most trusted healthcare group, its presence includes over 8,500 beds across 50 Hospitals, 1,350 Pharmacies, 100 primary care and diagnostic Clinics, 100 Telemedicine units across 9 countries, medical business process outsourcing services, Health Insurance services, Global Projects Consultancy, 15 colleges of Nursing and Hospital Management and a Research Foundation with a focus on global Clinical Trials, epidemiological studies, stem cell and genetic research.
In a rare honour, 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 29 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.