Tirupati, Sep 29 (UNI) To bridge the existing rural-urban gap in access to quality healthcare and reach tertiary healthcare to semi-urban and rural areas also, the Apollo Hospitals group will set up a 100-bed Apollo Reach Hospital in the temple town soon.
The hospital consisting of modern operation theatre, intensive care units and MRI facility, will be established with the public- Private-partnership. Efforts are on to identify the site for setting up of the Reach hospital, Tirupati-based Apollo Clinic Managing Director Mr Nagaraja Naidu told UNI here today.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had inaugurated the first reach hospital in the country at Karminagar on September 5 from Chennai.
The Chennai-based Apollo Hospitals is also planning to set up a health knowledge city at Aragonda in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh on a 100 acre land.
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