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Manappuram Health Care is to set up a chain of 50 sophisticated super speciality Medical, dental and diagnostics centres and hospitals in metros and mini metros across India.
Aiming to provide affordable health care, Manappuram Health Care, a venture of the Manappuram Group of Companies, would be investing nearly Rs 1,000 crore over the next five years to set up a chain of 50 sophisticated super speciality Medical, dental and diagnostics centres and hospitals in metros and mini metros across India.
The Kerala-based company, operating under the MAcare brand name, has set up a diagnostics centre and dental hospital at nearby Kaloor in over 17,000 square feet area, VP Nandakumar, chairman, Manappuram Group told reporters here.
When it becomes full fledged, the total investment here would be Rs 50 crore.
The centre would be inaugurated on December 10 by Union minister of state for Agriculture, Food and Public Distribution, KV Thomas.
Among the services being provided are a triple test-Ultrasound scan, mammogram and fine needle aspiration cytology for early detection of breast diseases. The centre has a high performance mammography machine, first such in the state, from GE Healthcare.
A super speciality medical centre will also come up at the centre shortly that will offer services of expert doctors from all fields of medicine, including cardilology, nephrology, neurology, gastroeneterology units.
The centre will also have a laproscopic day surgery unit of international standards in which patients can be discharged the same day after the surgery, Dr PD Prasanan, managing director Manappuram Health care said. This would be ready by February.