Washington Healthcare plc is thrilled to announce a ground breaking 10-year partnership with Apollo Hospitals Enterprise, a globally recognized healthcare company based in India with a stellar reputation. This momentous occasion was celebrated by distinguished guests such as Dr. Liya Tadese, the Honorable Ministry of Health, and the Indian Ambassador to Ethiopia, H.E Mr. Robert Shetkintong. As a privately owned healthcare provider, Washington Healthcare continues to shine as a beacon of hope to its patients and the community.
Washington Healthcare, a privately owned healthcare facility, stands out as a shining example of excellence in the medical field in Ethiopia. Under the leadership of a team of renowned physicians with vast experience, Washington Healthcare currently operates two cutting-edge medical centers in Addis Ababa, providing exceptional healthcare services to the country. With an unbeatable reputation in the industry, Washington Healthcare remains steadfast in upholding the highest patient care and satisfaction standards.
With an unwavering commitment to pushing the boundaries of healthcare technology and closing existing disparities, Washington Healthcare has painstakingly made preparations to open a state-of-the-art tertiary hospital in the center of the city.
This initiative aims to raise our city's profile as a destination for medical tourism, offering advantages to our residents seeking treatment overseas as well as benefiting the entire African continent. Over the upcoming decade, Apollo Hospitals, a renowned multispeciality healthcare group esteemed for its expertise and global reach, will assume complete operational control of this advanced tertiary hospital. The Apollo Hospital system encompasses numerous specialized hospitals encompassing a wide range of medical, surgical, and transplant disciplines. With a focus on serving its own population and patients worldwide, the Apollo healthcare network comprises over 73 private hospitals, 400 clinics, more than 1,100 diagnostic centers,5,000 pharmacies, and an extensive network of 11,000 doctors.
Their exceptional track record in managing complex medical and surgical cases has garnered widespread recognition, with patients and families from across the globe witnessing their outstanding outcomes.
The partnership between Washington Healthcare and Apollo Hospitals was officially sealed on June 21, 2023, through the signing of a memorandum of agreement at the prestigious Science Museum in Addis Ababa. Attended by senior executives and shareholders from both organizations, Dr. Markos Feleke Haile, Chairman of the Board of Washington Healthcare Ltd, expressed his utmost enthusiasm for the collaboration, stating,
This agreement is poised to transform the medical landscape in Ethiopia by enhancing its standards, accessibility, and capacity, marking a significant milestone. It will play a pivotal role in our ambitious endeavor to position Addis Ababa as a highly sought-after destination for medical tourism, further strengthening the enduring and comprehensive relationship between our two nations.
Mr. Danish Madhavan, the President of Group Oncology & International at Apollo Hospitals, expressed his utmost delight at the opportunity to collaborate with Washington Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. He emphasized that the joint efforts of Washington Healthcare and Apollo Hospitals would result in substantial improvements in the quality of healthcare services, expansion of infrastructure, and addressing critical health challenges in the country. He commended the remarkable resurgence of Ethiopia's healthcare industry, encompassing both the public and private sectors. In light of this, Apollo Hospitals, in partnership with Washington Healthcare, pledged their unwavering commitment to fulfilling their entrusted responsibilities.
Dr. Lia Tadesse, the esteemed Minister of Health, along with other distinguished government officials in attendance, conveyed their heartfelt congratulations to both organizations and reiterated their dedication to collaborative work.