Hyderabad, June 20 (IANS) Apollo Hospitals Group and Hainan Ecological Smart City Group (HESCG), a Chinese industrial park development and operations company, on Monday signed an MoU to jointly develop a highly integrated modern health care service facility and systems in China’s Hainan province.
The MoU was signed by Apollo Hospitals Joint MD Sangita Reddy and HESCG MD Yang Chunzhi in the presence of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao, Hainan Governor Liu Cigui and Apollo Hospitals Group Founder Chairman Prathap C. Reddy.
The hospital will come up in upcoming Smart City on the island of Hainan. It will also have medical, nursing and paramedical colleges and would cater to not only the people of the province but also attract medical tourists from mainland China and other nations.
The collaboration with Apollo Hospitals would begin with the development of a state-of-the art hospital and the colleges and will lead to the development of advanced health-care IT systems and telemedicine solutions.
HESCG will provide land, all the investments for the construction, commissioning and equipping the hospital besides all operative expenses, while Apollo Hospitals Group would provide its services for technical consulting, planning and commissioning of the hospital.