Apollo Hospitals Group signed MoU with Rochester Varsity US

Aug 28, 2013 19:47 IST

Apollo Hospitals GroupThe Apollo Hospitals Group on 27 August 2013 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Rochester Medical Centre (URMC), New York, USA, for academic collaboration and patient care.

As part of the MoU the Rochester University and Apollo Hospital’s under-graduate medical college will have faculty and student exchange programme. The University of Rochester will provide its expertise in designing special curriculum, which will be taught in India in addition to the syllabus prescribed by the Medical Council of India.

The two institutions would also share expertise, in-clinical care and research across multiple specialities such as gastroenterology, emergency medicine and Neurosciences.

Healthy Schools Program

On the occasion of 25th anniversary of Apollo Hospital Group (AHG) of Hyderabad, the AHG announced an emergency health care scheme Healthy Schools for school children on 27 August 2013.

This programme is offered at 200 rupees per student per year, covering screening, maintenance of health record and health education. A fifty thousand worth treatment will be provided for accidents (students and parents).

About Apollo Hospitals Group

The Apollo Hospitals Group was founded by Dr. Prathap C Reddy in 1983. The first hospital of Apollo Hospitals Group was established at Chennai.

Apollo Hospitals Group is an integrated private healthcare organization which owns hospitals, diagnostic clinics, dispensing pharmacies and consultancy services.
 
The Government of India honoured the pioneering spirit of the Apollo Hospitals Group with the release of a commemorative Postage Stamp on 3 November 2009.

Dr. Prathap C Reddy, Founder Chairman of the Apollo Hospitals Group was conferred with second highest civilian award, the Padma Vibhushan in March 2010 in Trade and Industry discipline for his contribution to the private health care sector.

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