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Apollo Hospitals to open information centre in Shillong


SHILLONG Apollo Hospitals, which is one of the premiere health institutions in the country would soon open an information Centre in Shillong

Addressing a press conference here on Thursday, Rana Dasgupta Chief Executive Officer, Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata said that the information centre would facilitate appointments and follow up care, besides doctors   would also visit the entre from time to time.

The information centre would be established at Laitumkhrah  by the first week of July

“Cardiologists, Oncologists, Nephrologists, Joint Replacement surgeons and Gastroenterologists from Apollo hospitals in Chennai, Kolkata, Delhi and Guwahati shall also visit the Centre on a regular basis for consultation,” Dasgupta said.

He stated that Apollo is one of Asia’s trusted healthcare group with 10,000 beds across 71 hospitals, 2550 pharmacies, over 90 primary care and diagnostic clinics, 110 plus telemedicine centers and 80 plus Apollo Munich Insurance branch.

On the other hand R Sudharsan, vice president marketing, Apollo hospitals, Chennai, said they would soon become the first hospital in South East Asia to have the facility of proton therapy for cancer treatment which is one of the most superior forms of radiation therapy in the world

Meanwhile, a mega health awareness campaign to prevent and control non communicable diseases would begin here in the State capital from 27 to 29.

The three-day awareness drive would be carried out by the Group of hospitals of Apollo from Chennai, Kolkata, Delhi and Guwahati.

Dasgupta informed that  Apollo hospitals with the support of Meghalaya Government, the local medical fraternity and the general public would hold the awareness campaign as there is a lot that can be done for the prevention of non communicable diseases at an individual, community and policy level and with the right strategies, they can be prevented.



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