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Apollo Telemedicine Service Launched in Yangon
Date:12/10/2012

NEW DELHI, December 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

The Apollo Group of Hospitals, one of Asia's largest healthcare providerm, formally announced the launch of its telemedicine service in Yangon on 4th December 2012.

Mr. Sailesh Thangal, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India, Yangon, Myanmar inaugurated the telemedicine facility services at the Keen Cie Co. Ltd. along with Dr. Prathap C Reddy, Chairman Apollo Hospitals Group who was joined by tele-link.

Speaking on the tele-link, Dr. Prathap C Reddy, Chairman Apollo Hospitals Group said, "Our mission is to bring healthcare of international standards within the reach of every individual. We are committed to the achievement and maintenance of excellence in education, research and healthcare for the benefit of humanity."

With this facility, people of Myanmar can now consult world-renowned Indian doctors and get access to quality treatment and latest medical technology without physically going to Apollo Hospitals, India. At the inaugural function, live tele-consultation was demonstrated between doctors of KC Healthcare, Yangon and Apollo Hospitals, Delhi.

"Apollo Tele-Medicine Network will facilitate ready access to specialists and super-specialists for referrals, consultation, second opinion, reviews, post treatment follow-ups besides facilitating tele-continuing medical education, programmes for the medical fraternity in Yangoon. The network will primarily provide Tele-Education, Tele-Medicine, Internet, video-conferencing and VoIP services via satellite and fibre optic network. Overall, this technology aims to boost healthcare access through effective utilisation of information technology," said Ms. Preetha Reddy, Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group.

"This project will enable us to move to the next level of treatment and will open new avenue for our people to explore latest medical facilities available at Apollo Hospital in real time," said Dr. Kyaw Min, Director of Keen Cie Co. Ltd., Yangon, Myanmar.

Prominent experts present at the launch ceremony included Prof. Anupam Sibal, Group Medical Director Apollo Hospitals, Prof. Sandeep Guleria, Renal and Pancreatic Transplant Surgeon, Dr. V.P. Singh, Surgical Oncologist, Dr. Muthu Jyothi, Pediatric Cardiac Surgeon, Dr. Neerav Goyal, Liver Transplant Surgeon from Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals.

About Apollo Hospitals:

In 1983, Dr. Prathap C Reddy, the architect of Indian healthcare, launched the first corporate hospital in India, Apollo Hospitals Chennai. Over the years, Apollo Hospitals Group has grown to become one of Asia's largest integrated healthcare organisations with over 8,500 beds across 50 hospitals, more than 1350 pharmacies and over 100 diagnostic clinics. The Group also offers 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, Apollo Hospitals Group has 11 nursing and hospital management colleges. These achievements have earned Apollo Hospitals Group several accolades, including 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 healthcare organization. Apollo Hospitals Chairman, Dr. Prathap C Reddy, was conferred with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan, in 2010. Apollo Hospitals Group, for over 29 years, has continuously excelled and maintained leadership in medical innovation, world-class clinical services and cutting-edge technology. Our hospitals are consistently ranked amongst the best hospitals globally for advanced medical services and research. For more information, visit www.apollohospitals.com.  

Today, Apollo Telemedicine Network Foundation has 113 peripheral centers including nine overseas in Colombo, Dhaka, Lahore, Maldives, Lagos, Nepal, Yemen, Sudan and Kazahkstan. Centres in India extend from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands to Mizoram in North Eastern India. We are growing in recognition as a healthcare system of the future. For more information, visit www.telemedicineindia.com.

Primary Media Contact: Parul Chabbra, parul_c@apollohospitals.com, 91-9810588410

Secondary Media Contact: Kusum Sahijpal, kusum_s@apollohospitals.com, 91-9999973090


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