|New Delhi, Feb 27, 2015: Apollo Hospitals Group and The Republic of Macedonia signed a far-reaching agreement that will raise the standards of healthcare for the reformist Republic and the region. Ms. Anne Marie Moncure, CEO, Southern Region, Apollo Hospitals Group and His Excellency Toni Atanasovski, Ambassador of the Republic of Macedonia in India on behalf of its Ministry of Health signed the MoU.
The MoU provides for observerships and training courses for medical specialists, nurses, technicians and other health professionals from the Republic of Macedonia at various locations across the Apollo Hospitals network in India.
Further the agreement involves the numerous tertiary specialties including – Internal medicine, Surgery, Cardio surgery, Thoracic surgery, Vascular surgery, Cardiology, Pediatrics, Gynecology, Anesthesiology, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic surgery, Ophthalmology, ENT, Neurology, Dermatology & venereal diseases, Radiology, Radiotherapy, Urology, Plastic surgery, Nuclear medicine, Robotics and Transplant.
“ We have a special relationship with the Republic of Macedonia and have crafted this partnership to bring the benefits of Apollo ’ s healthcare model to them. The purpose behind this union is to provide quality education, training, and development to healthcare workers of the Republic of Macedonia. We also plan to launch Telemedicine services that will help physicians and patients living in Macedonia. We thank the Government of Macedonia for giving this unique opportunity to collaborate on a range of subjects. ” said Ms. Moncure.
The initiative was welcomed and appreciated by His Excellency Mr. Atanasovski, who stated that the Republic welcomes the Apollo Group to develop health infrastructure and help in capacity building in the health sector. The Republic of Macedonia has embarked on a series of reforms that will help further develop a sustainable, equitable and technologically advanced healthcare sector that is comparable to OECD and EU standards. The Apollo Group will extend its knowledge and technical expertise, gathered over its 30 years of establishment, to help develop clinical services and conduct specialist training along with second opinions from experts across the Group’s entities.BWI