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MENAFN - Muscat Daily - 01/09/2014
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(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) Lifeline Hospital LLC recently organised a Continuing Medical Education (CME) seminar under the patronage of the Ministry of Health (MoH) Department of Communicable Disease Surveillance and Control at the City Seasons Hotel in Al Khuwayr. The CME was addressed by special guest speaker “ Dr Shyam Bawikar from the MoH and was presided over by Lifeline Hospital's CEO (Oman) Retnakumar Janardanan.

Whilst welcoming the doctors to the CME Janardanan emphasised on the need of CMEs to update the medical fraternity with the latest advancements in the medical field around the globe. He also highlighted Lifeline Hospital's commitment in organising such events and spoke at length about 'Lifeline Meditrain' a specially devised CSR initiative by the hospital that aims at conducting periodic CMEs to keep medical professionals in the sultanate abreast with the latest happenings in the medical field.

Dr Bawikar highlighted the latest methods of treating Ebola and CCHF (Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers) and focused on the need for early action on the part of referring doctors to save lives. He also gave a presentation on  CCHF which also discussed the latest techniques in protecting the onslaught of Ebola and gave examples of some of the cases being treated in hospitals and medical facilities around the world.

Attended by over 100 doctors from various hospitals and medical facilities across the sultanate the evening came to a close with a vote of thanks by Vidya Rani Business Relations manager Lifeline Hospital.

Lifeline Hospital is a unit of VPS Healthcare Abu Dhabi.  VPS Healthcare is an integrated healthcare service provider with primary secondary and tertiary care clinics and hospitals in the Middle East and the Indian sub-continent.

By providing comprehensive patient management at international quality standards across all strata of the community VPS Healthcare reflects a brand image of excellence in healthcare delivery system in the region.

VPS Healthcare came into existence with the opening of its first hospital - LLH Hospital Electra Street Abu Dhabi in 2007. The group has since grown into one of Abu Dhabi's premier integrated healthcare groups.

VPS Healthcare currently includes nine operational hospitals across the region and in the Indian subcontinent. Additionally the group holds the master franchise for the Medicine Shoppe brand of pharmacies in the GCC and India besides a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility in Dubai.

Owing to the challenging needs in the changing healthcare landscape it is their constant pursuit to create a sustainable healthcare system for the people of the region.

VPS Healthcare's interdisciplinary approach and close communication amongst various specialties and units enable them to develop innovative solutions for complex healthcare problems thereby improving lives of several families.

As a business VPS Healthcare is fully aware of its Corporate Social Responsibilities (CSR) and is actively involved in such activities too. Some of their recent CSR initiatives include successful completion of '100 Free Heart Surgeries'; donation for the Syrian Refugees as part of the 'Our Hearts With The People of Syria'; Breast Cancer Awareness through the Mobile Mammography Units; Medical Awareness Campaigns for Workers; Free Health Check-ups; Medical Awareness Campaigns for Corporate and Government Firms; and providing jobs and educational assistance to the families of the tragic Mangalore air-crash victims.

Since 2007 they have expanded their portfolio in Clinical Care Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Retail Pharmacy and other healthcare services and have a range of new projects coming up to meet the growing demands of healthcare.


Muscat Daily

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