SHILLONG, June 14 - Apollo Hospitals will open an information centre at Laitumkhrah in the State capital here to facilitate appointments and follow-up care. Besides, doctors will visit the centre from time to time.
The announcement was made by Rana Dasgupta, Chief Executive Officer, Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata, here today. According to officials, the information centre will be established at Laitumkhrah.
“Specialists from Apollo Hospitals in Chennai, Kolkata, Delhi and Guwahati will visit the centre on a regular basis for consultation,” Dasgupta said.
“We will soon become the first hospital in South East Asia to have the facility of proton therapy for cancer treatment, which is one of the most superior forms of radiation therapy in the world,” R Sudharsan, vice president, marketing, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, said.
Meanwhile, a mega health awareness campaign to prevent and control non-communicable diseases will be held here from June 27 to 29. The three-day drive will be carried out by the Group of Hospitals of Apollo from Chennai, Kolkata, Delhi and Guwahati.