Hon’ble Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu lays foundation stone for King’s College Medicity in Amaravati
The Hon’ble Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu laid the foundation stone for King’s College Indo UK Institute of Health Medicity at Amaravati today.
King’s college Hospital is one of UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with specialized work in liver diseases and transplantation, neurosciences, haemato-oncology and foetal medicine.
The IUIH programme was included as a commercial announcement in the joint statement during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UK in November 2015.
The Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) took a great leap in healthcare by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indo-UK Institute of Health. It was the first MoU that the APEDB, initiating the process of renewed investment promotion in the state of Andhra Pradesh.
The IUIH will develop King’s College Hospital with all modern medical facilities, medical academy and a research center in addition to a campus that integrates
King’s Hospital along with UK’s National Health Services (NHS) will develop a Medicity with all modern medical facilities, medical academy and a research center in addition to a campus that integrates retail, commercial and residential facilities.
Mr. J. Krishna Kishore, Chief Executive Officer, Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board said, “Healthcare is people centric, aimed at making people’s lives better. Andhra Pradesh is redefining access-to-health by making advanced medical treatment available at affordable price, boosting medical tourism”.
“We are hopeful of a bright future as UK’s National Health Services is one of the finest integrated healthcare systems in the world. Andhra Pradesh is excited to have UK’s expertise in training, research, innovation and clinical delivery, the forefronts of any modern healthcare system.” Mr. Kishore added.
This IUIH initiative aims to provide integrated healthcare across Andhra Pradesh by partnering with global leaders in research, education, technology, manufacturing and healthcare delivery.