A support group, Gadawur-Max Patient Assistance Center has procured land to build 100 bed hospital and diagnostic center in Kaduna.
While speaking with newsmen in Kaduna, the Head of the Center, Dr. Mehbob Khan said the center’s aim is continuously provide assistance to patients seeking medical care in India especially in the areas of linking them up with hospitals and competent healthcare personnel, procurement of visa, transport and accommodation arrangements free.
We are in Kaduna to build 100 bed hospital and diagnosis center. The center after diagnosing patients’ ailments will link them up with specialist doctors in India and make arrangements for visa, travels and accommodation, he said.
The Director Sales and Marketing, Max Healthcare, Dr Anas Abdul Wajid stated that the center would save patients the agony of going to India for Medicare without finding satisfaction.
There was a case of a patient who went to India for liver transplant but could not be operated upon because the disease was not diagnosed early. We are therefore provide such services to save people such trouble, Anas said.
Earlier, the Kaduna State Commissioner for Health, Dr Paul Dogo commended Gadawur-Max for helping patients not to fall into the hand of touts, noting that, their efforts will complement what the state government is doing to improve healthcare facilities and services.
Kaduna state government has been working to revitalise healthcare services, to improve health indices of our people, we are working on primary health care, we have done lots of intervention on secondary healthcare and working hard in the tertiary healthcare sector and the 300-bed specialist hospital, he added.
Max Healthcare which is Indian based has 14 hospitals with 2,600 beds across North India. It also has 2,300 leading doctors, 3,200 nurses, and has treated 2.8million patients from 130 countries.
Source: Voice of Nigeria