Apollo Hospitals honoured with postal stampApril 9, 2019
Governor of Tamil Nadu released a postal stamp commemorating the pioneering efforts of the chairman of Apollo Hospitals, Dr Pratap C Reddy’s in preventive healthcare in India, recently.
Since its establishment in 1983, Apollo Hospitals pioneered innumerable initiatives in healthcare management.
“Dr Reddy and Apollo are synonymous with healthcare excellence in the world.
They excel in end to end healthcare of consumers from 140 plus countries and have many firsts including the recent launch of South East Asia’s first ever Proton Cancer Care Therapy centre. Preventive Care was first pioneered in India by Dr Pratap Reddy and today I am happy to commend his dedication to disease prevention through this special stamp,” Banwarilal Purohit, the governor of Tamil Nadu, said on the occasion.
Apollo’s Preventive Healthcare initiatives have been working tirelessly for almost four decades to ensure that Dr Pratap Reddy’s dream is realised, said Preetha Reddy, Vice Chairperson of Apollo Hospitals in a statement. “We take pride in having touched 20 million lives through our preventive healthcare endeavours. It is a very significant moment for the entire Apollo family as a special preventive healthcare commemorative stamp is being released, in recognition of our efforts,” she said.
New hospital in Lucknow
President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the Apollomedics Super Specialty hospital in Lucknow. It is the 72nd hospital of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise, Asia’s largest hospital chain, which has a total bed capacity of 10000 across India. The group also runs 3500 pharmacies, over 90 primary care and diagnostics clinics, and more than 160 Apollo Munich Insurance branches.