Chennai, Tamil Nadu -- (SBWIRE) -- 04/05/2010 -- The Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Sri K Rosaiah inaugurated the Apollo Hospitals, Secunderabad today, here. Dr. Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Group of Hospitals presided over the function. The 150-bed tertiary care Apollo Hospitals - Secunderabad is the 50th Hospital of the Group.
• Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Sri K Rosaiah inaugurates Apollo Hospitals, Secunderabad
• The 150-bed tertiary care hospital offers services in all specialties and super-specialties
Speaking on the occasion Dr Prathap Reddy complimented Sri Rosaiah for taking quality healthcare to large sections of population. He said at Apollo the launch of the 50th Apollo hospitals is a great day. He said, people should empower themselves by insuring for health. Dr Reddy said India is already the Diabetic and Heart disease capital of the world and by 2015 is expected to be the cancer capital of the world with the current cancer incidence of 10mn likely to double. This ignominy can be avoided by spreading awareness that early detection of cancer can cure the disease. He announced Apollo’s initiative in working towards early detection of cancer by offering cancer screening for the next 10 years, 6 days a week, between 5 & 8 pm at two-third of the cost. Dr Reddy said our goal is to touch billion lives, we will be able to make a significant difference through such facilities and keep away such diseases. He added, that India should develop healthcare facilities to proudly announce to the world that India is not only prosperous country but also a healthy country.
Ms Shobana Kamineni, Executive Director, Apollo Group of Hospitals in her welcome address said that Apollo has done the single largest number of free children heart surgeries in the country, the group has conducted 120 clinical trials in a year and is taking further strides to touch many lives through compassion, knowledge and clinical excellence. Ms Sangita Reddy, Executive Director, Apollo Group of Hospitals said Apollo Hospitals, Secunderabad is the best healthcare facility with in the reach of the people of Andhra Pradesh. She said the launch of the 50th hospital is a golden moment bringing golden smile on every Apollites face and the efforts need to re-doubled to accelerate the journey to 100 hospitals.
About Apollo Hospitals, Secunderabad
Apollo Hospitals, Secunderabad offers specialty care in over 30 medical and surgical disciplines. The hospital has spacious patient care rooms and World-class Intensive care units with over 50 beds dedicated to Cardiac ICU, Surgical ICU and Medical ICU. The round-the-clock emergency services at the Hospital are capable of handling all accident and emergency cases.
The Hospital services are supported by experienced medical care professionals and sophisticated technology including hi-tech Operation theaters, latest flat panel digital cardiac Cath Lab and full-fledged Dialysis unit. Apollo Hospitals, Secunderabad has comprehensive diagnostic facilities including MRI and C.T Scan apart from ECHO, TMT, Ultrasound, EEG, EMG, PFT, ECG and X-ray. Most of the Consultants at the hospital have international experience.
About Apollo Hospitals Group
In 1983, Dr Prathap C Reddy, the architect of Indian healthcare, launched the first corporate hospital in India. An integrated healthcare company, the Apollo Hospitals Group has over 8,500 beds across 50 hospitals, more than 1000 pharmacies and 100 diagnostic clinics, medical business process outsourcing services, health insurance services, and clinical research divisions with a focus on epidemiological studies, stem cell research and genetic research. To develop talent for the burgeoning need of superior healthcare delivery, the Apollo Hospitals Group has 10 nursing and hospital management colleges. These accomplishments have earned Apollo Hospitals Group accolades such as the Centre of Excellence from the Government of India and recognition from the Joint Commission International (seven of our hospitals are JCI accredited). In a rare honour, the Government of India issued a commemorative stamp in recognition of Apollo’s contribution, the first for a health care organization. Apollo, for over 26 years, has continuously excelled and maintained leadership in medical innovation, world-class clinical services and cutting edge research. Our hospitals are consistently ranked amongst the best hospitals globally for advanced medical services. For more information visit http://www.apollohospitals.com