Thursday, 15 Apr 2021
Dr Azad Moopen, founder, chairman and managing director of Aster DM Healthcare, has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 10th edition of The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce (FICCI) Healthcare Excellence Awards. The prestigious accolade is in recognition of his valuable contribution and efforts in the field of healthcare.

FICCI honours Dr Azad Moopen of Aster DM Healthcare with ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’

Under his leadership, Aster DM Healthcare in the final 31 years has grow to be 1 of the handful of entities across the globe supplying the total circle of care from main, secondary, tertiary to quaternary health-related care.

Starting with a single physician clinic in Dubai in 1987, when healthcare was nonetheless in its primitive stages in the area, Dr Moopen has played a considerable part in shaping the healthcare market in the UAE and GCC. Today, Aster DM Healthcare has grown into an integrated healthcare conglomerate of more than 300 establishments such as hospitals, clinics, pharmacies and diagnostic centres spread across nine nations. The business was also listed in the Indian Stock Market in February.

Guided by the philosophy of supplying straightforward access to top quality healthcare at inexpensive fees, Dr Moopen has revolutionised healthcare solutions by producing a model that is accessible to distinct revenue groups and masses without having compromising the service aspect of the noble health-related profession. Accepting the award at a ceremony in New Delhi, Dr Moopen paid tribute to Aster DM Healthcare’s 17,000+ employees members for their efforts in supplying ‘compassionate care to millions of patients’ and tough perform to maintain pushing the boundaries of healthcare excellence.

“Our journey over the last 30 years has been driven by our vision to provide quality healthcare at affordable costs at the doorstep of the people that we serve and pushing boundaries to achieve our mission has seen us set benchmarks in healthcare excellence. I would like to thank FICCI for this honour, and this serves as further motivation to continue making a positive difference in the lives of the people that we serve everyday,” Dr Moopen stated.

A committed philanthropist, Dr Moopen has embarked on many social initiatives by means of Aster DM Foundation and Dr Moopen Family Foundation. He believes that profit is a by-solution and not a goal in healthcare, and his initiatives in the field of healthcare, education, females and social empowerment are supplying hope to millions across geographies. He has earmarked 20 per cent of his private wealth for philanthropic activities enabling social modify and
assisting folks in want.

In 2011, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri title and in 2010 with Pravasi Bhartiya Samman for his extraordinary contribution in the healthcare sector.

In 2009, he was also conferred the very best physician award by government of Kerala. In 2018, Dr Moopen received the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at the Gulf Indian Leadership Summit, and was recognised as 1 of the 100 most inspiring leaders in the Middle East by Arabian Business Magazine. He has also been recognised as 1 of the Top potent Indian leaders in the Arab World by Forbes Middle East magazine.

The FICCI Healthcare Excellence Awards was conceptualised in 2009, with an aim to felicitate healthcare organisations and folks for their contributions to the market by innovating for improved efficiency, affordability and enhanced overall performance of healthcare delivery at big.

Aster DM Healthcare Limited is 1 of the biggest private healthcare service providers operating in numerous GCC states and is an emerging healthcare player in India.

With an inherent emphasis on clinical excellence the business is 1 of the handful of entities in the planet with a powerful presence across main, secondary, tertiary and quaternary healthcare by means of its 20 hospitals, 112 clinics and 213 pharmacies.

These are manned by 17,600+ staff from across the geographies the business is present in, delivering on a straightforward however powerful guarantee to its folks: ‘We’ll treat you well’.

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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