Apollo Hospitals Group receives the prestigious ‘UAE Waterfalls Global Award for health care professionals’
Hyderabad, July 6th, 2022: Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Ltd., was awarded the prestigious UAE Waterfalls Global Award for the services rendered to humanity during the pandemic period. The UAE Waterfalls award instituted at the behest of Sheikh Mohammed in November 2021, is UAE’s global contribution to honouring frontliners in appreciation of their vital role, humanitarian services and sacrifices for the sake of protecting communities and their safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
President, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan received the winners of the ‘Waterfalls Global Award’ for health organisations and individuals, at Qasr Al Bahr Majlis, as a special honour.
The award jury had over 300 participants from 180 countries from which 78 were shortlisted and 15 were awarded. The Apollo Hospitals Group with over 72 hospitals in India was recognised for its yeoman service of managing the highest number of patients during the pandemic, only after Government of India and Government run hospitals. The group also extended its clinical support to other countries through emergency deputations and tele health services.
Speaking about the UAE Waterfalls award, Dr. K Hari Prasad, President, Apollo Group - Hospitals; said, as a representative of Apollo family, we remain grateful to the visionary leadership of UAE for instituting such an unique global recognition and this is a tribute to the entire medical fraternity. This reiterates the fact that healthcare delivery is a shared responsibility beyond geographical boundaries. On behalf of Team Apollo, I dedicate this recognition to our Founder Chairman, Dr Prathap C Reddy whose visionary leadership has changed the healthcare landscape of India.