The award was given for his significant contribution to the growth and development of medical value travel
Dr Prathap C Reddy, Chairman and Founder, Apollo Hospitals Group was honoured with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at the recently concluded IMTJ Medical Travels Awards 2019 held in Berlin, Germany. The award was conferred on Dr Reddy for his significant contribution to the growth and development of medical value travel. The occasion also saw the Apollo Speciality Cancer Hospital, Chennai being recognised as the ‘International Cancer Centre of the year’.
Dr Reddy said, “It is an honour to be bestowed with this award, which is a recognition of Apollo Hospitals’ relentless efforts to be a beacon for world-class healthcare in the Asia Pacific Region. My vision of clinical excellence at par with the best healthcare providers in the West, but at a fraction of the cost is today a reality. A focus on quality, cutting-edge healthcare that is accessible and affordable has resulted in Apollo Hospitals welcoming patients from across the world, who come to experience superlative healthcare complemented by our rich heritage of healing and vibrant culture.”
“I have always believed that India has the potential to become the preferred global healthcare destination for the entire world. A single-minded attention on quality processes, best patient safety practices and continuous innovation will ensure that this comes true in the near future,” he added.
Dr Reddy also acknowledged the role of all the consultants, doctors, nurses and support staff who provide selfless relentless service to the international patients, who visit Apollo Hospitals from over 150 countries.
The IMTJ awards are judged by an independent panel of medical travel experts, chaired by IMTJ Editor in Chief, Keith Pollard.