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Aster DM Healthcare wins Special Recognition at Arabia CSR Awards 2018

Aster DM Healthcare wins Special Recognition at Arabia CSR Awards 2018

Dubai, UAE, 6 October 2018: At the 11th Arabia CSR Awards 2018, Aster DM Healthcare was felicitated with a special recognition in the healthcare category, for its outstanding contribution to the society through its corporate social responsibility programmes. The award was presented by Dr. Saeed Al Kindi- Former Minister of Environment & Water, UAE and Honorary Member of Emirates Environmental Group along with Dr. Radhiya Al Hashimi- Executive Committee Member of Emirates Environmental Group.

Commenting on the occasion, Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, said: “At Aster DM Healthcare, we firmly believe that profit should be a by-product in healthcare. Guided by this philosophy, we have been constantly exploring ways to give back to our society and environment. In all our endeavors our motto “We’ll Treat You Well” is our guiding star, be it enabling access to quality healthcare to all sections of the society or helping people who are in need. We are very happy that our efforts have been recognized by the Arabia CSR Network.”

The award is in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and externally verified by one of the world’s most reputed providers of business assurance, DNV-GL. The criteria of the award are derived from global and regional frameworks and standards, namely, the UN Global Compact Ten Principles, GRI and the European EFQM business excellence model.

Today, Aster’s CSR programmes, run by Aster DM Foundation and Dr. Moopen’s Family Foundation, are successfully running across 9 countries including GCC and India. Aster Volunteers programme which was launched on occasion of the Group’s 30th anniversary in 2017, aims to bridge the gap between people who would like to help with those who are in need. Today, there are 8386 volunteers who have been able to impact 738,610 lives. Aster DM Foundation has been contributing across geographies over the years through its community dialysis centres, mobile clinics providing free healthcare in remote areas, early diseases detection & cancer screening centres, international disaster relief initiatives, and free check-ups and surgeries for the under-privileged.

About Aster DM Healthcare

Aster DM Healthcare Limited is one of the largest private healthcare service providers operating in multiple GCC states and is an emerging healthcare player in India. With an inherent emphasis on clinical excellence the Company is one of the few entities in the world with a strong presence across primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary healthcare through its 20 hospitals, 112 clinics and 213 pharmacies. These are manned by our 17,600+ employees from across the geographies that we are present in, delivering on a simple yet strong promise to its people: “We’ll treat you well.” We reach out to all economic segments in the GCC states through our differentiated healthcare services across the “Aster”, “Medcare” and “Access” brands.

For more information about us, please visit www.asterdmhealthcare.com or contact:
Lavanya Mandal
Head of PR and Internal Communications
Aster DM Healthcare
Tel: +971 528126577
Email: [email protected]

Bejoy Changarath
Assistant General Manager – PR & Media Relations
Aster DM Healthcare
Tel: +971 524073559
Email: [email protected]

DISCLAIMER:
Certain statements in this document that are not historical facts are forward looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties like government actions, local, political or economic developments, technological risks, and many other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated by the relevant forward-looking statements. Aster DM Healthcare will not be in any way responsible for any action taken based on such statements and undertakes no obligation to publicly update these forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

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