RAK Hospital signs a Clinical Collaboration agreement with Apollo Hospitals Group India

RAK Hospital signs a Clinical Collaboration agreement with Apollo Hospitals Group India

Partnership will cover training, telemedicine services, academics, and laboratory referral services

UAE patients to get direct access to Apollo’s expert medical team without travelling outside UAE

February 2, 2023; Dubai, UAE: RAK Hospital, UAE’s premier hospital enters into a clinical collaboration agreement with Apollo Hospitals Group, the largest healthcare provider in Afro-Asia. The partnership will cover training, telemedicine services, academics, and laboratory referral services with the aim to cooperatively advance the field of health utilising the latest medical technology.

The post-pandemic period necessitates healthcare providers to collaborate across geographic borders, and such relationships are crucial in light of the escalating disease burden and changing non-communicable disease scenario.

Dr. K. Hariprasad, Group President of Apollo Hospitals, and Dr. Raza Siddiqui, Executive Director of RAK Hospital, made the announcement.

Dr. Raza Siddiqui remarked that international partnerships are vital for expanding clinical capacity, and RAK Hospital is delighted to have Apollo Hospitals as its clinical partner. The association will be immensely beneficial for patients who will now get access to the excellent medical team of Apollo without having to travel outside UAE.

Dr. Hariprasad noted, in reference to the clinical relationship, that he is glad to have this collaboration, and that the scope of this collaboration would allow the Apollo super specialty team to provide care at RAK Hospital.

The visiting delegation from Apollo Hospitals India had Mr. Jithu Jose, Vice President – International Division, and Ms. Nikhina Mariam, relationship manager for the UAE. The colorful ceremony was attended by the doctors and clinical team of RAK Hospital.


About RAK Hospital:

RAK Hospital, a unit of Arabian Healthcare Group, has established itself as one of the UAE’s most acclaimed private hospitals. Just an hour away from the Dubai International Airport, RAK Hospital caters to a large number of patients that visit the UAE for cost-effective and reliable medical care. Since its inception in 2007, the hospital has played a pivotal role in strengthening the UAE’s position in the field of medical tourism.

RAK Hospital has over 650,000 unique registered patients, more than 75 doctors, and 400 nurses and support staff. The campus includes state-of-the art diagnostic facilities, surgical programs, operation theaters, cardiac labs, a stroke unit, and rehabilitation programs.

With a holistic approach to care, RAK Hospital provides a number of areas of specialization including a fully equipped Neurosurgery and Spine Centre, Orthopedics and Joint Replacement Surgery, Neurosurgical services, services related to Cardiac Surgery and Interventional Cardiology, and Minimal Invasive Surgical procedures. It also has Department of Aesthetic, Plastic and Reconstructive surgery, and a spa offering a wide range of wellness and rejuvenation treatments.

Moreover, the state-of-the-art RAK Hospital is the only healthcare institution in the entire MENA region to be aligned with USA’s Dignity Health International (DHI), CommonSpirit’s international health representative, cementing the hospital’s position as a preferred medical destination for both international and local patients. The unique collaboration also heralds capacity expansion for RAK Hospital.

For more information on RAK Hospital, visit https://rakhospital.com/

About Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd. (AHEL)

It was in 1983, that Dr. Prathap Reddy made a pioneering endeavor by launching India’s first corporate hospital – Apollo Hospital in Chennai. Now, as Asia largest and most trusted healthcare group, its presence includes over 8,500 beds across 50 Hospitals, 1,350 Pharmacies, 100 primary care and diagnostic Clinics, 100 Telemedicine units across 9 countries, medical business process outsourcing services, Health Insurance services, Global Projects Consultancy, 15 colleges of Nursing and Hospital Management and a Research Foundation with a focus on global Clinical Trials, epidemiological studies, stem cell and genetic research.

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. For more than 29 years, the Apollo Hospitals Group 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.

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