Dubai group to set up dialysis center in India
Dubai, May 29, 2011
DM Healthcare, a leading healthcare group in the Middle East, has teamed up with an Indian group to set up a community dialysis center in the south Indian state of Kerala.
The Dubai group has made a contribution of Rs6 million ($132,269) towards the establishment of the dialysis center which is being set up in association with Kshema Foundation and Jubilee Memorial Hospital based in capital Thiruvananthapuram.
"This comes as part of our aim to provide easy accessibility to good healthcare and also aid the community towards better health in India and Middle East," said Padmashri Dr Azad Moopen, chairman of DM Healthcare and MIMS Hospital – Calicut.
Dr Moopen recently won Padma Shri, the third highest civilian honour of the Government of India, for his contributions to the society through healthcare and various philanthropic activities.
Dr Moopen, a doctor-turned entrepreneur, started his career as a teacher and moved to Gulf and started his operations with his flagship clinic Al Rafa Policlinic at Bur Dubai in 1987 and later set up the DM Healthcare group.-TradeArabia News Service