Apollo Hospitals Group, India’s foremost integrated healthcare conglomerate and Hainan Ecological Smart City Group (HESCG), a Chinese industrial park development & operations company from the Hainan province of China, have signed an MoU to jointly develop a highly integrated modern health care service facility and systems in the Hainan province, where a Smart City is being developed in China’s largest Special Economic Zone.
The MoU was signed on 20th June 2016, by Ms. Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director , Apollo Hospitals and Mr. Yang Chunzhi, MD, HESCG, in the august presence of Shri. K. Chandrashekhar Rao, Hon’ble Chief Minister of the State of Telangana, Mr. Liu Cigui, Hon’ble Governor of the Hainan Province, and Dr. Prathap C. Reddy, Founder Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group.
The “Smart City” on the island of Hainan, will have residential infrastructure for high quality, pollution free community living and the proposed world class hospital with medical, nursing and paramedical colleges would cater to not only the people of the Hainan province but also attract medical tourists from mainland China & other nations.
The collaboration with Apollo Hospitals would begin with the development of a state-of-the art hospital and colleges and will lead to the development of advanced health-care IT systems and Telemedicine solutions. The MoU is also aimed at expanding to other parts of China and also extend into India with suitable model of collaboration which will be discussed post the signing of the MOU.
HESCG will provide land, all the investments for the construction, commissioning and equipping the hospital besides all operative expenses, while Apollo Hospitals Group would provide its services for Technical Consulting, planning and commissioning of the hospital and post completion of the hospital, provide services for the operations and management of the hospital. Apollo Hospitals would also support in building the technical and management personnel, install its acclaimed patient care clinical protocols and practices.
Ahead of the signing of the MoU, Hon’ble Governor of the Hainan Province, Mr. Liu Cigui and Dr. Prathap C. Reddy, Founder Chairman, Apollo Hospitals, along with respective delegation members held discussions on the various avenues of mutual cooperation and opportunities to co-create value in the healthcare landscape of China.