UAE HEALTHCARE GROUP OPENS NEW HOSPITAL IN NAGPUR, INDIA
Zulekha Healthcare Group launches US$ 43.65 million world-class Alexis Multi-Speciality Hospital
Dubai, UAE, 22 November, 2016: One of the UAE’s most prominent healthcare groups has expanded its reach to an international scale, opening a new hospital in Nagpur, India.
Delegates from Zulekha Hospitals Group, the Indian government and African associations came together at the opening ceremony on Saturday (19 November) to formally launch the new Alexis Multi-Speciality Hospital in Nagpur.
Inaugurated by Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping, Government of India, and Dr Zulekha Daud, Founder and Chairperson of Zulekha Healthcare Group, the brand new INR 300 crore (US$43.65 million) facility brings world-class healthcare to Central India.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Mr Taher Shams, Managing Director of Zulekha Hospitals and Alexis Multispeciality Hospital, said: “We are delighted and proud to mark our international footprint by sharing our world-class expertise and contributing to the region’s healthcare system and its community.
“We are already recognised as a forerunner in the UAE’s healthcare industry, but our step towards international expansion is underlined by Zulekha Hospitals’ commitment to providing high quality healthcare to all patients and society at large.”
Implemented in collaboration with experts from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), and with support from International Finance Corporation and the Indian government, the 200-bed hospital is ready to provide the local community with an array of complex medical procedures right at their doorstep.
Shri Nitin Gadkari said: “Many congratulations to the Alexis team and Dr. Zulekha Daud herself for making this world-class facility and services available to our residents. We value your commitment and look forward to receive quality healthcare services locally. I am happy to join you in this milestone launch. Our best wishes and support to the team in their further developments.”
The Minister was also accompanied by Mrs Zanubia Shams, Co-Chairperson of Zulekha Hospitals and Alexis Multi-Speciality Hospital, who sees the hospital as a foundation stone for Nagpur’s future development as a healthcare hub.
She said: “Our dream of giving back to communities both in the UAE and back home has come true and we are glad to be generating multiple opportunities for the socio-economic development of the region.”
“Be it employment or service collaborations, we welcome all healthcare professionals to join us in servicing our communities with the best. We look forward to fruitful associations in strengthening the local healthcare system.”
Spanning an area of 225,000sqft, the multi-speciality hospital provides international quality of medical care across various disciplines, including Centres of Excellence in Cardiac Sciences, ENT, Orthopaedics, Joint Replacement & Arthroscopy, Neurosciences, Paediatrics & Neonatology, & Internal Medicine, Trauma Services, Urology, Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Minimal Invasive Surgery.
The hospital also features Medical and Surgical Oncology & Radiotherapy, Interventional Radiology, Preventive Medicines and Critical Care services, and its comprehensive Organ Transplant Unit is set to open soon.