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Apollo Hospitals to Set up 30 Telemedicine Units in Africa

  By posted Sep 16th 2012
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Apollo Hospitals to Set up 30 Telemedicine Units in Africa


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(IANS) The Apollo Hospitals group will set up 30 telemedicine units in Africa under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) it has signed with AfroIndia Medical services, the hospital group said Thursday.

"Dr. Prathap C. Reddy, chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group, inaugurated first three units at Lagos, Port Harcourt and Abuja in Nigeria through video conferencing in the presence of his Excellency Dr. Eyitayo Lambo, Health Minister of Nigeria," said a statement from Apollo.

AfroIndia Medical Services is an Africa-based integrated medical service provider. It has a unique mandate of providing accessible and affordable medical care to patients from Africa at her network of over 1,500 hospitals in India, Israel and Europe.

"Apollo's MOU with AfroIndia Medical services will pave way for availability of tertiary and quaternary health care to a large number of patients resulting in cost, effort and time benefit," the statement said quoting Reddy.

The telemedicine units will facilitate the doctors in several African countries to interact with specialist at Apollo.

 

 

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