UZBEKISTAN – The Apollo Hospitals has announced a partnership with the Marafon Group to establish a first-of-its-kind tertiary care hospital in Uzbekistan.

According to the private healthcare services provider, which is expanding its presence in the Central Asian country, the partnership with Apollo Hospitals will provide quality healthcare for over 60 million people in Uzbekistan and neighboring regions of Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, and Tajikistan.

Dr Prathap C Reddy, founder and chairman of Apollo Hospitals India, announced the partnership and stated that the group hopes to touch a billion lives around the world while also ensuring Apollo clinical excellence globally.

We take immense pride in joining hands with Marafon Group to provide tertiary care services to over 60 million people of Uzbekistan and its neighboring countries thus improving access to quality healthcare,” he said.

We stand strong together at each development stage to evolve the healthcare landscape in Uzbekistan and celebrate a strong bond of trust, commitment and care with our partners and patients,” he added.

Apart from crossing borders, Apollo Hospitals continues to make significant contributions across the healthcare spectrum, he said.

The signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Marafon Group is in line with the company’s mission to promote development in their home country, according to a press release. The hospital will be called Apollo Marafon Hospital.

Marafon Group, a conglomerate with diverse interests in technology, infrastructure, healthcare, banking, and trade, already operates nine medical and diagnostic centers in Uzbekistan.

Apollo Hospitals will provide technical consulting, clinical excellence, commissioning, and the BOMA (Branding, Operations, and Management Agreement) for Uzbekistan’s tertiary care hospital.

Focus on specialties

The tertiary care hospital, which will be built in the Fergana region, will primarily focus on specialties such as oncology, organ transplantation, urology, neurosurgery, cardiology, and high-end diagnostics.

The Uzbek Central Government and the Government of Fergana have joined forces to facilitate the collaboration between Apollo Hospitals and the Marafon Group.

Dr. Nurillo Mamasadikov, co-founder of Marafon Group, stated that the collaboration with Apollo Hospitals will strengthen the healthcare system and improve Uzbekistan’s quality of life.

We look forward to having a unified approach in jointly offering tertiary care services it’s a matter of pride for us to be associated with Apollo Hospitals, the global leader in healthcare, and a unique integrated healthcare enterprise,” he said.

Apollo Hospitals operates in 25 countries, including the United Kingdom, Mauritius, Egypt, Barbados, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Fiji Island, Bahrain, and Nigeria.

Its upcoming projects include Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, Kenya, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Samoa.

Apollo International Projects’ consulting assignments across the globe are a testimony to the division’s ability to work effectively with the local’ people,” the hospital said.

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