Private Medical Players Support Government to Fight Against COVID-19 Pandemic

In the wake of COVID-19 outbreak, some of the country’s leading names in healthcare sector like Apollo Hospitals, Niira Radia’s Nayati Healthcare, among others, are set to fight against it.

Several countries including India are going through a medical crisis and facing COVID-19 pandemic. The public healthcare system is striving to ensure the best medical care for corona positive patients. The number of COVID-19 cases is witnessing a surge therefore private healthcare providers have come together with the government to support the battle against this deadly virus.

India’s leading medical care providers have shared numerous response plans in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. Expressing her concern regarding the matter, Chairperson of Nayati Healthcare, Niira Radia said,“The responsibility of dealing with such a pandemic is shared equally by the public healthcare system and the private medical care providers. Considering the steep rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country and Uttar Pradesh contributing substantially to those numbers, we, at Nayati, are fully geared for the treatment of coronavirus patients at our facilities— Nayati Medicity Mathura and Nayati Hospital Agra.”

Niira Radia led Nayati Healthcare contribution during this pandemic

Niira Radia led Nayati Healthcare is the largest healthcare provider in the Braj region and has dedicated 200 beds to the group’s flagship hospital in Mathura, Nayati Medicity. Following the instruction by Uttar Pradesh government, Nayati Hospital Agra has also been turned into a Level 1 quarantine centre.

Similarly, Apollo Hospitals founder Dr Prathap C Reddy has also come forward with a response plan for COVID-19 cases in India. Named ‘Project Kawach’, Apollo family’s response plan includes all aspects from information, screening, assessment, and testing, to preparing the infrastructure for quarantine and treatment.

Fortis Healthcare also shared its action plan against coronavirus. The group has set up isolation wards across all branches throughout the country, along with dedicating 262 beds for the treatment of COVID-19 patients.

Dr Ashutosh Raghuvanshi, MD and CEO, Fortis Healthcare, while talking about the steps taken by the group, said, “I am grateful for the measures taken by the Government to support health professionals and workers in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. These are testing times and the fight against coronavirus will require everyone’s support. We would be obliged to extend any further support to the Government initiatives aimed at mitigating the lives of those affected.”

Nayati Healthcare, the largest private medical care provider in Uttar Pradesh, has recently dedicated 200 beds to its flagship hospital, Nayati Medicity Mathura. The move is aimed at keeping a check on the increasing number of Covid-19 cases in Uttar Pradesh. These 200 beds include 102 dedicated HDU and ICU beds, along with 98 isolation beds.

According to Nayati Healthcare Chairperson Niira Radia, the ongoing Covid-19 crisis calls for robust efforts from the private and public healthcare system. The onus of dealing with it lies with both of them.

“Considering the steep rise in the number of Coronavirus cases in the country and Uttar Pradesh contributing substantially to those numbers, we are fully geared for treatment of COVID patients at Nayati Medicity Mathura and Agra,” says Niira Radia.

India’s fight against the coronavirus outbreak is gaining ground as the private healthcare players are backing the public healthcare system. Till now more than 1.5 million corona positive cases and over 1 lakh deaths are reported across the globe.

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