DM Healthcare dedicates its new ASTER Medical Centre to Fujairah residents
Fujairah, June 23, 2013: At an event held under the patronage of His Highness the Ruler of Fujairah, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, the Crown Prince of Fujairah, inaugurated the new ASTER Medical Centre in Fujairah on Thursday.
The latest facility, marking its forty-second medical centre, of the flagship healthcare provider chain under the umbrella of DM Healthcare, a leading healthcare conglomerate with operations in the GCC and India, has been dedicated to the people of Fujairah. The inaugural event was attended by Padma Shri Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder and Chairman of DM Healthcare, dignitaries and senior officials.
The inauguration celebrations continued on Friday with the visit of the star cast of Bollywood movie Ghanchakkar including Vidya Balan and Emraan Hashmi to the new medical centre. The film stars entertained and interacted with the large crowd present.
Located opposite Choitram Supermarket on Hamad Bin Abdulla Street in Fujairah, near the airport, the medical centre, attached with its ninety-fifth ASTER Pharmacy, redefines the concepts of proximity, accessibility and affordability. The center provides with all advanced primary care to the people living in and around the emirate of Fujairah and the surrounding areas including the towns of Dibba, Khorfakkan, Masafi, Kalba and Khor Kalba as well as border towns of Oman.
Commenting on opening of ASTER Medical Centre in Fujairah, Dr. Azad Moopen, said, “We are extremely grateful to the leaders of this wonderful emirate and various local government bodies for extending us a great level of support to establish ASTER Medical Centre and Pharmacy in Fujairah. The new ASTER Medical Centre is part of DM Healthcare’s mission to expand its reach further in the UAE, to offer quality healthcare to all with the motto ‘Care Beyond Boundaries’. With the opening of this new facility, DM Healthcare extends its over twenty-five years of healthcare expertise to promote good living in the historical emirate.”
Speaking about the new venture, Ms. Alisha Moopen, Director, DM Healthcare, said, DM Healthcare, said, “It is our privilege to take the ASTER brand to new frontiers. We are committed to have our family of healthcare professionals, to maintain our promise to offer quality care to our customers and provide the best available medical service to the community.”
She added: “The ASTER Medical Centre in Fujairah, empaneled with all major insurance providers, will offer various medical services including General Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Dentistry and ENT. The Centre will also provide Radiology and Laboratory services. The facility also has an adjacent ASTER Pharmacy to facilitate easy access to medicines.”
The ASTER Medical Centre in Fujairah will be open from 9am to 1pm and 4:30pm to 9:30pm on all days.
About DM Healthcare
DM Healthcare is a healthcare group in the Middle East and India. Founded in 1987 by Padma Shri Dr Azad Moopen, a doctor turned entrepreneur, DM Healthcare is recognized as the largest private healthcare provider in the GCC region, with over 150 network units consisting of hospitals, medical centers, clinics, diagnostic centers and pharmacies, providing primary, secondary and tertiary healthcare with management and consultancy services.
Its six brands -- ASTER, Medcare, Access, MIMS, WIMS and ASTER MedCity -- are repositories of consumer trust across the GCC and India. The Group touches the lives of over 7 million patients a year, providing care to more than 20,000 patients per day. DM Healthcare provides healthcare of the highest quality in the geographies they operate in.
The Group with remarkable turnover is in the midst of an exponential expansion in the GCC and India with the number of units set to grow to 300 by the year 2017 with investments of $600m across Middle East and India.