Aster among ‘100 World’s Greatest Brands’

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Dubai: Two of Aster DM Healthcare’s global brands, Aster and Medcare, were among the winners of the top 100 ‘ World’s Greatest Brands’ awards instituted by Asia One Magazine at the fourth edition of the event held at J W Marriot Marquis Hotel in Dubai. On the occasion, Alisha Moopen, Executive Director and CEO of Hospitals and Clinics, GCC at Aster DM Healthcare, was recognised as one of the ‘World’s Greatest Leaders in GCC and Asia.’

Selected through a stringent review process by jury members consisting of industry experts and authenticated by PricewaterhouseCoopers PL (PwC), the awards are a recognition of Aster DM Healthcare’s continuous efforts over the last 30 years to make quality healthcare easily accessible to people in the geographies that we operate in.

The awards were announced as part of the India-UAE Business & Social Forum 2018, which brought together eminent leaders from various genres of business, politics and entertainment from Asia and GCC, as well as diplomats and Consul Generals of various countries including India, Japan, and Mexico. The award presented to Aster highlights the organisation’s achievements in the healthcare sector and its endeavours to provide quality healthcare that is both affordable and accessible. For Medcare, the award emphasises the premium healthcare network’s efforts to make international standards of care locally available to the people of UAE and the region.

Commenting on the recognition, Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare said, “Starting from a single clinic in Dubai to an international network of more than 320 healthcare units operating in GCC, India and Philippines, our efforts have been driven by our mission to provide quality healthcare at the doorsteps of people that we serve. This award is an acknowledgement of the commitment of our leaders and teams who have worked tirelessly over the years to build the brands into healthcare leaders of excellence today.”

Aster DM Healthcare is one of the largest private healthcare service providers which operate in multiple GCC states based on numbers of hospitals and clinics, according to a Frost & Sullivan Report. The company has a diversified portfolio of healthcare facilities, consisting of 19 hospitals, 98 clinics and 206 retail pharmacies across GCC, India and Philippines as of September 30, 2017.