Global Hospitals opens unit in Zanzibar

G Naga Sridhar Hyderabad | Updated on April 22, 2015 Published on April 22, 2015

Hyderabad-based Global Hospitals has opened a state-of-the-art, 125-bed hospital in Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous region in the United Republic of Tanzania.

The facility, known as Tasakhtaa Hospitals, an Associate of Global Hospitals India, is located at Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Zanzibar, a group of islands off the mainland Tanzania. The hospital has been opened in association with Turky’s Group of Companies, one of the largest business groups of Zanzibar.

``The Zanzibar facility will provide primary and secondary care services, with some level of tertiary care, and will focus on promoting health and wellbeing of the citizens while preventing outbreak of diseases,’’ K. Ravindranath, Chairman and Managing Director of the Global Group said in a release.

It will be one of the nodes of the Global Hospitals’ plans for a regional healthcare network. The Group is in talks regarding a tertiary care hospital in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania and is also evaluating few other opportunities in rest of the Africa and Middle East as well, he added.

Published on April 22, 2015
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