August 2, 2017
HCG becomes the first Indian Cancer Care Chain to invest in Africa in association with Cancer Care Kenya
Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd – The Specialist in Cancer Care extended their growing presence in the global market, by launching the First Private Comprehensive Cancer Centre in Kenya in association with Cancer Care Kenya and MP Shah Hospital. HCG CCK Cancer Centre will be providing high quality and comprehensive cancer care services. With this investment, HCG becomes the first Indian private healthcare organisation to invest in cancer care the African Continent.
Kenya sees over 40,000 new cancer cases every year but due to lack of precise treatments, cancer claims close to 20,000 lives every year.
Dr. BS Ajaikumar – Chairman and CEO – HCG Enterprises Ltd said, “We are committed to creating accessible cancer care across India and Africa. With the inauguration of HCG CCK Cancer Care in Kenya, we have now created access to the most comprehensive and dedicated cancer centre in the region. As the specialists in cancer care, HCG stands for accessibility, high-end technology and quality with measurable outcomes. This partnership is a major step forward in our mission to make high-quality cancer care accessible to all.”
Mr. Dinesh Madhavan – Director – HCG Africa said, “HCG has partnered with CCK to fulfil the need of high-end technology and best of expertise which was lacking in the region. With the introduction of the most advanced comprehensive cancer centre in the region we are committed to ensure that patients now have a better chance to win over cancer.”
Dr. N Adamali – Director – Cancer Care Kenya Limited said, “The launch of HGG-CCK is indeed a great occasion and a dream come true for the people of Kenya. Our Partnership with HCG, India’s largest cancer Care Network ensures that we can offer the highest quality of cancer care with employing a multi-disciplinary team of oncologists and further investment in advanced technologies. Our aim is to stem the flow of patients to other countries for cancer treatment.”
Dr. Manoj Shah – Chairman – MP Shah Hospital said, “The whole idea to partner with Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd is to provide comprehensive cancer treatment not only to the people of Kenya but our surrounding countries as well. As cancer cases are on a rise in the region, with the launch of HCG CCK, citizens can avail the best of the treatments in terms of technology and expertise. This launch will also increase public awareness of early signs and symptoms of cancers should increase the detection of these diseases at earlier stages when there are more effective options for treatment leading to better diagnosis.”
To address the growing need for expertise and quality medical services in Eastern Africa, HCG CC Cancer Centre will be offering cancer care with a multidisciplinary approach through specialist doctors in Medical, Surgical and Radiation Oncology and a team of experienced clinicians.
The cancer center is equipped with Linac for radiation therapy which is more effective in treating specific cancer without the side effects of damaging the healthy tissue. The linear accelerator can also be used for other types of procedures such as 3D CRT and IMRT.
Along with Linac, the centre also includes Palliative Care, Chemo-therapy, Nursing care, Psycho Therapy and Post treatment Patient Support Systems. The centre will be further introducing technologies like 10 Channel Brachy Therapy, PET CT, Tomotherapy H and TrueBeam STx for advanced cancer treatment. Offering comprehensive services across diagnosis and treatment, HCG CCK Cancer Centre would effectively be raising the bar for cancer care in the region and will follow internationally proven quality protocols and processes.
About HCG Enterprises Ltd
Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd (HCG), headquartered out of Bangalore, is the largest provider of cancer care in India. Through its network of 18 comprehensive cancer centres spread across India, HCG has brought advanced cancer care to the doorstep of millions of people. HCG’s comprehensive cancer centres provide expertise and latest technologies in diagnosis and treatment of cancer under one roof. HCG has pioneered introduction and adoption of several technologies in the country and is amongst the first to introduce high-intensity flattening filter free mode radiotherapy, stereotactic radiosurgery and robotic radiosurgery, in the treatment of cancer in India.
About HCG CCK Cancer Centre
HCG CCK Cancer Centre located in Nairobi is the First Private Comprehensive Cancer Centre in the East African Region. This Comprehensive Cancer Centre is in partnership between Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd – The Specialist in Cancer Care and Cancer Care Kenya. HCG CCK Cancer Centre is equipped with the state-of-the-art technologies and along with a multi-disciplinary team of oncologists, it offers the highest quality of cancer care in the East African region. With this partnership, HCG becomes the first Indian cancer care hospital to invest in the African Continent.