Sharjah Healthcare City Free Zone, SHCC, and Ahalia Hospital have signed an agreement which will allow the latter to set up operations in the free zone. Abdulla Ali Al Mahyan, Chairman of Sharjah Health Authority and SHCC, and Dr. V.S. Gopal, Managing Director of Ahalia Group of Hospitals signed the agreement….reports Asian Lite News
Speaking on the signing, Al Mahyan said, “Our vision is a healthier nation, one where every resident has access to immediate and convenient healthcare solutions. We endeavour to host the world’s most trusted healthcare companies to help meet the arduous demands of this vision, and also to augment the emirates reputation as a destination for medical tourism. We believe that our humanitarian ideals will see us through the long road ahead and convene the necessary associations to make our vision a reality.”
“We are proud to be part of the UAE’s burgeoning healthcare sector, and we owe our success to our relentless pursuit of medical excellence,” Dr. Gopal said. “Our entry into Sharjah Healthcare City, with a 100 bed general hospital as its first phase, marks the beginning of a new chapter in our legacy, one that will take gigantic strides in healthcare delivery standards and the overall well being of the residents of Sharjah.”
Sharjah Healthcare City was formed in March 2012 under the directives and vision of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and operates as a free zone.
Established in Abu Dhabi as an ordinary G.P. clinic in the year 1984, Ahalia now has pride of place as one of the best hospitals in the UAE. Ahalia is aiming to bring international standards of health care within the reach of common man, designing its quality policy and objectives to suit the requirements of ISO 9001:2000. The hospital has obviously elevated the hospital to an I S O certified company. The coveted JCI Accreditation was conferred to Ahalia Hospital after successful culmination of four day survey during the year 2010
In Abu Dhabi, the group has two multi-specialty hospitals and pharmacies that provide quality and affordable medical care to the people there. They have five satellite medical centers in the peripheral areas of Al Ain, Mirfa, Mussafah, Gayathi, Baniyas and MadinaZayed.
Nearly 1000 people, including doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other professionals like Chartered accountants, IT experts, Management personnel and Bio-medical Engineers are the lead team of experts with this medical group. The medical professionals are recruited on the basis of their internationally accredited degrees and practice and from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds so as to cater to the cosmopolitan society of Abu Dhabi