Avenue Healthcare Kenya and CARE Hospitals India join Hands for Healthcare Transformation in Kenya

Dr. Raajiv Sighal (left), Group CEO Care Hospitals and Dr. Denis Ogolla (right), CEO Avenue Healthcare during the press conference announcing their collaborative partnership
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Avenue Healthcare, a leading Kenyan Healthcare provider in conjunction with CARE Hospitals Groups India have developed a clinical partnership under which Kenyans will immediately have access highly trained ICU and Emergency room management teams as well as specialty clinics for Oncology and Renal care.

CARE Hospitals Group is a multi-specialty healthcare provider that delivers comprehensive care in over 30 specialties.  In addition, it adopts a service-oriented delivery model, which provide cost effective medical care with an uncompromising commitment to provide care that people can trust. The hospitals are renowned for consultants in liver, heart, renal transplants, oncology, bariatric and laparoscopy.

Speaking at the announce of the partnership,CARE Hospitals Group CEO Dr. Raajiv Sighal, said that the partnership is about up scaling the staff hence widening the scale of tertiary care. Dr. Sighal added that Avenue Healthcare doctors will be equipped to offering world class health care as well as ensuring that the services are available locally. In the next six to eight months, advance tertiary care such as Bariatric Surgery, Renal transplant surgery, advance laparoscopic procedures and cardiac care will also be available.

Commenting on the partnership Avenue Healthcare CEO Dr. Denis Ogolla, noted that Avenue Hospital is known for providing high quality emergency care therefore its partnership with CARE Hospitals will raise the bar in provision of critical care, emergency services as well as tertiary services.The partnership will be of immense value to Kenyans as quality medical services will be locally accessible hence reducing the need to travel to India or other countries for treatment.

In addition, both organizations are members of Evercare Group, formed through a US$ 1 billion impact fund, whose mandate is to provide patients in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia access to affordable, high quality private healthcare.According to Evercare CEO, Mr. Andrew Currie, building integrated clinical corridors and healthcare systems across the borders will not only improve healthcare for millions of lives but also be the long-lasting solution.

The esteemed group has other investments across Kenya including; Nairobi Women’s Hospital, Metropolitan Hospital and Ladnan Hospital as well as hospital groups in Nigeria and Pakistan.

The clinical partnership between Avenue and CARE Hospitals is already underway. Over the past few months, trainings of ICU and operating theatre clinical teams from Avenue Hospitals has been on going at CARE Hospitals in India. Besides key specialists from CARE are in Kenya, training an additional 80 doctors and nurses in critical as well as emergency care.

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