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Apollo Hospitals opens South East Asia’s first Proton Therapy Centre for Cancer

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The Apollo Proton Cancer Centre inaugurated in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India by the Hon'ble Vice President of India, Shri. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Shri. Edappadi K.Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Shri. O.Paneerselvam, along with Dr. Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group and Ms. Suneeta Reddy, Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group.

Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd. (BSE:508869; NSE: APOLLOHOSP), India’s first multi-speciality chain of hospitals today opened the Apollo Proton Cancer Centre (APCC), giving cancer patients access to a specialised form of radiotherapy that is extremely precise in destroying cancer cells. The Apollo Proton Cancer Centre was inaugurated in Chennai by the Hon’ble Vice President of India, Shri Venkaiah Naidu in the presence of the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Shri Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Dr. Prathap C. Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group.

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Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai launches state-of-the-art Bone Marrow Transplant Unit

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Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai, the leading multi-speciality tertiary care hospital accredited with JCI and NABH quality accreditation, recently launched an advanced 3-bed HEPA filtered Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) unit. The new unit, a standalone dedicated facility for bone marrow transplantation, will bring international standards of cancer care to offer patients from Navi Mumbai and surrounding areas an accessible facility for bone marrow transplant. The state-of-the-art advanced BMT unit will provide quality cancer care and treatment and will be supported by an experienced and qualified team of haemato-oncologists, BMT Physician and trained nursing staff.

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Apollo Hospitals Creates GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS(R) by Forming the Largest Human Image of a Human Bone To Educate & Create Awareness on Knee Diseases.

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Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai, the leading super-specialty tertiary care hospital formed the Largest Human Image of a Human Bone and created a Guinness World Records®. The initiative was undertaken to create awareness on knee diseases and arthritis. Over 948 people from all walks of life united to form the largest human image of a human bone, highlighting the need to address the rise in osteo-arthritis and knee disease. The event saw participants from Navi Mumbai, Mumbai and Thane as well as surrounding districts participate in creating the formation of the knee joint with immense enthusiasm.

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NICU at Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai to offer Intensive Care to newborns

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Dr. Armida Fernandez and Dr. Ruchi Nanavati, renowned neonatologists, inaugurating advanced NICU at Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai

Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai, the multi-specialty tertiary care hospital inaugurated a state-of-the art Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) to tackle newborn health problems in Navi Mumbai and its surrounding regions. With 16 specialised beds, the NICU will be the largest in Navi Mumbai and will offer comprehensive care for babies in the highest risk categories, ranging from structural abnormalities to life-threatening birth asphyxia.

 

The well-equipped NICU will be a special area to care for newborns with complications requiring intensive medical attention, and will be well staffed with experienced neonatologists and paediatricians, specialised NICU nursing staff supported by a multi-disciplinary team of specialists including cardiologists, infectious disease specialists, endocrinologists, and others. Read more

Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai launches comprehensive Obesity and Bariatric Surgery programme

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Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai today announced the launch of a comprehensive Obesity and Bariatric Surgery programme led by one of Europe’s renowned Obesity, Metabolic and Bariatric surgeon, Dr. Vigyan Jain, along with Internal Medicine Consultant, Dr. Sanjay Khare. The programme would take a one-of-its-kind approach in redefining obesity care and would be supported by a team of clinical nutritionists, physiotherapists and psychologists.

Dr. Vigyan Jain, Consultant, Obesity and Bariatric Surgeon, Apollo Hospitals Navi Maumbai said, “Obesity is today a burgeoning lifestyle problem and a major health risk in that it can lead non-communicable diseases like diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Globally today, an estimated 1.5 billion adults are overweight or obese and this is expected to rise to more than 3 billion people by 2030. India today has over 30 million people with obesity and this is expected to rise to 70 million by 2025. A sedentary lifestyle reinforced by a carbohydrate-heavy and oil-rich Indian diet are the main contributing factors. The cost of this obesity is high as the expenditure on treating the diseases that arise from obesity are huge. The Obesity and Bariatric Surgery programme at Apollo Hospitals will address this major issue providing comprehensive management and treatment for obesity and related conditions.”  Read more

Dr. Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals conferred with the Lions Humanitarian Award

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Dr. Prathap C Reddy Chairman Apollo Hospitals honoured with the Lions

Dr. Prathap C Reddy, the visionary Founder Chairman, Apollo Hospitals was today conferred with the Lions Humanitarian Award for his work in increasing accessibility and affordability of world-class healthcare to bring it within the economic and geographic reach of millions. The award was conferred at a function held in the capital city today by Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Hon’ble Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare. Dr. Prathap C Reddy is the fifth Indian and second medical doctor to be conferred with this honour. The Lions Humanitarian Award is the highest honour of the Lions Club International Foundation given to an individual or an organization with exemplary humanitarian efforts. Dr Reddy is also the recipient of the Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan conferred by the Government of India. Read more

B R Shetty-led BRS Ventures enters Afghanistan; takes over two hospitals and establishes pharmaceutical manufacturing unit

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(Left - Sitting) Dr. B. R. Shetty, Founder and Chairman, BRS Ventures; (Centre - Standing) H.E. Ashraf Ghani, the President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan; (Right - Sitting) H.E. Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz, Ministry of Public Health, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Ministry of Public Health, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and BRS Ventures, UAE today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to take over two hospitals and establish a pharmaceutical manufacturing unit in Kabul, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The MoU was signed in the presence of H.E. Ashraf Ghani, the President of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. For enhancement of the public healthcare infrastructure in Kabul, BRS Ventures will operate and manage Sheikh Zayed Hospital (SZ Hospital) and Wazir Akbar Khan Hospital (WAK Hospital) under the public private partnership model. The hospitals will be a part of BRS Ventures healthcare brand called ‘BR Life’. The MoU will be executed in 2 phases. Operations & Management of SZ Hospital in Phase 1 and WAK Hospital in Phase 2. Read more

Liver transplant on youngest recipient in Western India at Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai

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From left, COO Santosh Marathe, Director Medical Services Dr. Prasad Muglikar, HPB and Transplant surgeon, Dr. Darius Mirza, CEO Dr. Narendra Trivedi, Group Medical Director Dr. Anupam Sibal, Pediatrician, Dr Vijay Yevale (in blue), Dr. Abhijeet Badde (in white), Dr. Vikram Raut, HPB and Liver transplant specialist

In a milestone achievement, Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai, the advanced multi-specialty tertiary care centre, today announced on performing successful liver transplant on a 4-month old infant from Tanzania, the youngest ever recipient in Western India. The life-saving procedure marks a breakthrough in Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai’s Liver Transplant program, which has to date seen over 30 liver transplants being performed successfully since its launch. The infant was suffering from a congenital condition of the liver, ‘Biliary Atresia’ which had blocked the bile flow from the liver causing irreversible damage and scarring of the liver cells. The living-donor transplant came from the infant’s father who donated a portion of his healthy liver to his child. Read more

Apollo Hospitals enters Lucknow with acquisition of a 50% stake in Medics International Lifesciences’ 330 bedded super-speciality hospital project

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Apollo Hospital Enterprise Ltd. (BSE: 508869 / NSE: APOLLOHOSP), India’s first multi-speciality chain of hospitals today announced that the company has acquired a 50% stake in Medics International Lifesciences Ltd. (‘Medics’), a 330 bedded super-speciality hospital in Lucknow. The Apollo Medics Super Speciality Hospital would strengthen Apollo Hospitals’ leadership position in the hospital space as well as enhance its presence in the state of Uttar Pradesh where it already has a strong brand equity. Apollo Medics Super Speciality Hospital is expected to be commissioned by the third quarter of the current financial year. The acquisition of the 50% equity stake is through a primary issuance of shares by Medics for a consideration of Rs.910 million which would be utilised towards hospital commissioning and related expenses. The transaction was facilitated by Advay Capital Advisors as investment bankers. Read more

Apollo Hospitals organized the 1st Apollo Orthocon 2018, a Scientific Conference on Advancements in the Treatment of Orthopaedics and Spine Care

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From Left: Dr Anant L. Joshi, renowned, Orthopaedist, is being felicitated at Apollo Orthocon, post his paper presentation by one of the chairpersons of the conference

Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai, announced its first annual conference on orthopedics ‘Apollo Orthocon’ – an all-day session with orthopedic and spine surgeons from Maharashtra. Attended by over 150 orthopedics and spine surgeons, the scientific sessions focused on knowledge sharing and in-depth discussion on latest trends and developments in orthopaedics and spine care. Topics discussed included ‘Recent Advances in Spine Surgery, Arthroscopy, Hand Surgery, Revision Knee Replacement, Revision Hip Replacement, Pediatric Fracture Management and Acetabular Fracture among others. The conference also witnessed a unique case presentation of a patient that was recently operated on by one of the robotic spine specialists at Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai. Read more