Apollo Hospitals establishes Information Centre in S Arabia

Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014,20:37 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Dubai | India-based Apollo Hospitals plans to establish an information centre in Saudi Arabia for providing assistance to patients in the Gulf country. The information centre would be established in collaboration with India-based spice exporters Moolan Inc. The announcement was made during the group’s 31st anniversary celebration held recently.
Dr Prathap C Reddy, Chairman of Apollo Hospitals Group, said such engagements are the need of the hour and it adds to Apollo’s vision of making India the healthcare destination of the world. Dr Varghese Moolan, Chairman of Moolans Inc and Chairman of Global Malayalee Council, donated Rs 5 million to Apollo’s  ‘Save-a-child’s heart initiative’.
Moolan said the partnership with Apollo Hospitals would help both the Arabs and non-resident Indians of the Gulf Cooperation Council especially people in Saudi Arabia. The GCC’s member states include Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.  The initiative is also extended to deserving children in Kerala too, he said. The agreement was signed by Moolan and Dr Srinidhi Chidambaram, Vice President, International Division, Apollo Hospitals.
Apollo Hospitals has successfully treated over 60,000 foreign patients from across the world in last five years and the number is rising every year, Saudi Gazatte reported.