Dubai: Top doctors from renowned Indian healthcare firm Apollo Hospitals Group will provide their services at Dubai’s Al Tadawi Hospital in Al Gharoud, following a new pact to improve healthcare services for citizens and residents in the Emirates United Arabs.
Al Tadawi Healthcare Group on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Apollo Group to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and experience in the healthcare sector between the two organizations and promote medical tourism in Dubai.
Senior executives told Gulf News that the clinical partnership will offer training for healthcare professionals and therapeutic and preventive care for residents.
Accredited by the Joint Commission International, the 100-bed Al Tadawi Specialty Hospital offers a range of specialized services. With over 10,000 beds across 73 hospitals, 370 primary care clinics, 1,500 diagnostic centres, 200 telemedicine units and 15 academic and research institutions, Apollo Hospitals Group is engaged in global services, clinical trials, epidemiological studies, cell research mother and genetics.
The MoU agreement was signed at the Dubai Press Club, in the presence of Marwan Haji Nasser, Chairman and CEO of Al Tadawi Healthcare Group; Dr. Preetha Reddy, Vice Chairman, Apollo Hospitals, and several officials and doctors.
The move reflects Dubai’s emergence as a leading global destination for medical and healthcare tourism. By leveraging the emirate’s world-class infrastructure, state-of-the-art healthcare facilities and highly skilled workforce, this collaboration will further enhance the standard of healthcare services in the region.
The MoU was signed by Dr Ahmed Al Masri, Medical Director of Al Tadawi Healthcare Group and Dr Dinesh Madhavan, Chairman of Oncology and International Group at Apollo Hospitals.
Under the agreement, both parties will collaborate to organize a visiting program for specialized medical personnel. The aim is to provide treatment services and perform complex surgeries for complex cases, including those arriving from abroad as part of Dubai’s medical tourism programs.
Transfer of patients, specialties.
In addition, the agreement involves cooperation in the transfer of cases with incurable diseases between various specialties, with special attention to oncology. In particular, cancer patients will have the opportunity to receive treatment at Apollo Hospitals in India, known for housing some of the best cancer treatment centers in the world.
Apollo Hospitals Group will share knowledge and leverage the Group’s experiences in treating various medical areas including cancer, colorectal surgery, cardiac care, kidney diseases, neurosurgery, organ transplantation, spine surgery and robotic surgery services.
Marwan Haji Nasser said the collaboration seeks to facilitate the exchange of experience between medical professionals, presenting them with the latest treatments and precise surgeries in various medical specialties, while respecting the highest international standards.
“The agreement is designed to improve healthcare services for both citizens and residents in the UAE, as well as attract international patients for medical tourism in Dubai. “This collaborative effort emphasizes providing the best healthcare services by leveraging the expertise of both organisations,” he said, adding that guided by Dubai’s leadership, the city has become a preferred destination for people seeking medical treatment. of all the world.
Dr. Preetha Reddy highlighted the remarkable advancements in Dubai’s healthcare sector, encompassing infrastructure, technology, medical facilities, advanced systems, smart solutions and a host of medical competencies. These capabilities have played a crucial role in strengthening Dubai’s position in global health, she said.