Dr V P Shamsheer, chairman and managing director of VPS Healthcare Group stated, “The concentrate on oncology has been initiated in the group level at VPS because the previous handful of years. I am proud to announce the launch of the healthcare oncology service in Burjeel Hospital, a initial-of-its-type initiative.
“I am thankful to the Government of Oman for placing its trust in us to launch this service in the private sector.”
The centre was inaugurated by H H Sayyid Faisal bin Turki al Said, in the presence of Ministry of Health officials and other dignitaries.
“Our sincere gratitude to the guidance of H E Dr Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Obaid al Sa’eedi, Minster of Health, and to all officials from the Ministry of Health for the steadfast support in making these projects a reality,” stated Dr Rohil Raghavan, regional CEO, VPS Healthcare Oman.
Dr Altaf Ali, a certified healthcare oncologist, DNB, MD will be at the helm of the cancer care centre in Burjeel.
“Our aim is to ensure that people of Oman get medical oncology treatment of international standards. We have a full-fledged team including oncology pharmacist and oncology nurses to give comprehensive care in this field,” Dr Ali stated.
Burjeel Hospital, winner of final year’s Best Private Hospital in Oman, is element of VPS group. Its multinational operations comprise a network of hospitals and healthcare centres, on-web site, residence care and occupational well being solutions, dental education, pharmaceutical manufacturing, patient concierge solutions and retail pharmacies. VPS Healthcare has an integrated healthcare delivery program which gives main, secondary and tertiary care in different specialties.
Information Source: Muscat Daily