NMC will provide more than 7,500 athletes with health check-ups
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates-Tuesday 19 February 2019 [ AETOS Wire ]
NMC Health, the UAE’s leading healthcare facility, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Local Organizing Committee for the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. NMC will support the games on March 14th-21st in line with its goal of providing quality healthcare to people around the world.
Based on its commitment to empowering people of determination, NMC will provide health check-ups to more than 7,500 athletes participating in the World Games. The games will boost the self-confidence of people of determination by encouraging them to develop their abilities.
Prasanth Manghat, CEO and Executive Director of NMC Health, said that NMC welcomed the opportunity to partner with the World Games Abu Dhabi. Pointing out that the UAE has the best infrastructure, talent and airline connectivity, he explained that the Games would help to position the country as a hub for medical tourism.
The UAE will welcome more than 7,500 athletes from 192 countries at the largest sports and humanitarian event in the world this year. The Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 is consistent with the nation’s vision for a unified, inclusive society and its plan to extend opportunities to people of determination.
About NMC Health
NMC Health PLC is the leading private sector healthcare operator based out of the United Arab Emirates. The group, having started its operations in the country in 1975, has an international network of hospitals in the UAE & GCC, Europe and South America consisting of over 145 healthcare facilities across 13 countries, catering to over 8.5 million patients per year, and employing over 2000 doctors and 18000 administrative and support staff.
The group is also a leading UAE distributor of products and consumables across several key market segments, with the major contribution coming from healthcare related products. NMC Trading, a subsidiary of NMC Health PLC, is one of the largest distributors in the UAE with distribution rights for some of the most iconic brands from around the world, including 3M, Medtronic, Welch Allyn, Meyra, Sorg, Patron, Abbott Diabetes Care, Nestle, Unilever, Nivea, Pfizer, Siemens, Samsung, Sanofi, Kiwi, Brylcreem, and Henkel, among others. NMC Trading sells products and services to over 10,000 businesses across the UAE.
NMC Health PLC reported revenues of US$1603.4 m in 2017. In April 2012 NMC Health PLC became the first healthcare company from the GCC to list on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). NMC Health PLC is a constituent of the coveted FTSE 100 Index of the blue-chip companies at the LSE.
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