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Apollo Hospitals Group launches mega COVID vaccination drive, activates 200 centres across India

Ms. Shobana Kamineni Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Group

Ms. Shobana Kamineni Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Group

Hyderabad, June 29th, 2021: To ramp up the national vaccination drive, Apollo Hospitals today announced a mega COVID vaccination drive to be conducted Pan India on Wednesday, 30th June 30, 2021. The vaccination drive would be carried out at over 200 Apollo vaccination centres spread across 50 cities in the country.

Apollo uses the state-of-the-art technology platform Apollo 24|7 to make vaccination faster and easier for everyone. People looking to get vaccinated, can book slots using Apollo 24|7 App and select the nearest Apollo vaccination centre. The App provides real-time information to enable the user choose from their preferred time slots to reduce wait times and lines.

To enable maximum number of people to get vaccinated, Apollo’s mega vaccination drive will be held from 7am to 7pm, thereby enabling everyone to choose a slot as per their convenience.

Apollo has also trained over 10,000 staff in safe vaccination protocols to ensure a seamless experience at all the vaccination centres.

Ms. Shobana Kamineni, Executive Vice Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Group, said, “We believe that no one is safe, until everyone is vaccinated. This drive will enable and encourage maximum number of people to get inoculated. Vaccination is the best defence to reduce the 3rd wave and get back to life as we know it. Apollo will focus on this relentlessly”

This drive is part of Apollo’s commitment to support the Government in achieving the target of administering 500 million vaccines by July 2021.

Apollo has administered over 2.1 million vaccine doses in the country till date and is the largest private vaccinator. Based on the response of this mega camp, Apollo centers will continue the vaccination camps. Don’t hesitate, please vaccinate!

About Apollo Hospitals

It was in 1983, that Dr. Prathap C Reddy made a pioneering endeavor by launching India’s first corporate hospital – Apollo Hospitals in Chennai. Now, as Asia’s foremost trusted integrated healthcare group, its presence includes over 12,000 beds across 72 Hospitals, 3800 pharmacies, over 120 Primary Care clinics and 650 Diagnostic centers, 700 plus Teleclinics, over 15 medical education centers and a Research Foundation with a focus on global Clinical Trials. The most recent investment being the commissioning of Southeast Asia’s very first Proton Therapy Centre in Chennai.

Every four days, the Apollo Hospitals Group touches a million lives, in its mission to bring healthcare of international standards within the reach of every individual. In a rare honor, the Government of India had issued a commemorative stamp in recognition of Apollo’s contribution, the first for a healthcare organization. Apollo Hospitals Chairman, Dr. Prathap C Reddy, was conferred with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan in 2010. For 38 years, the Apollo Hospitals Group has continuously excelled and maintained leadership in medical innovation, world-class clinical services and cutting-edge technology. Its hospitals are consistently ranked amongst the best hospitals in the country for advanced medical services.

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