IMPHAL, Oct 15
In an effort to support the Government’s battle against COVID-19, Apollo Hospitals has announced that it is prepared to administer 1 million COVID-19 vaccines daily.
The group will leverage its robust pan India web of 19 medicine supply hubs with cold chain facilities and use it’s 70 hospitals, 400+ clinics, 500 corporate health centers, 4000 pharmacies alongside their omni-channel digital platform 'Apollo 24|7' to ensure massive administration capacity of COVID-19 vaccines.
More than ten thousand Apollo employees are undergoing required training and will be stationed at Apollo centers to administer the vaccine.
Shobana Kamineni, Executive Vice-Chairperson of the Apollo Group of Hospitals said, "As the entire country awaits a vaccine for the deadly infectious disease, one of the major challenges will be around safe and orderly delivery of doses, for the population of 1.3 billion Indians, especially the vulnerable. We are happy to share that, Apollo Hospitals have been, strengthening its vaccine cold chain for supply and gearing up all Apollo facilities for efficient and fast administration with the highest safety standards, for upto 1 million doses per day. As the largest and most trusted integrated healthcare network in the country, we believe that it is our duty and responsibility to actively participate in the nation’s fight against COVID-19 and make India safe and healthy. Till date we have tested over 2,50,000 and have treated over 75,000 patients. Going forward it will be our privilege to work with all governments, governmental agencies and healthcare networks to ensure that a large number of people get the vaccine, quickly and safely as it becomes available. We are proud that Indian manufacturers will make most of the world’s supply of vaccine, and as healthcare service providers we will ensure the safest and most comprehensive delivery.”
Technology will play a large role in ensuring that all citizens have access to the vaccine and how it will be administered and prioritized, Apollo Hospitals was among the first healthcare providers to start working with the National Digital Health Mission.
Additionally, 'Apollo 24|7' will host a dedicated platform for all the information related to the COVID-19 vaccine (http://bit.ly/CovidVaccineTracker).
Users will be able to register themselves on Apollo 24|7 and keep them abreast with the latest update on vaccine development. The platform will generate a unique number for every user registering on the platform and ensure interoperability with the NDHM effort.
Through the portal, users will be receiving constant updates about the vaccines.
To register for vaccine updates, please download the Apollo 24|7 app or visit:
About Apollo 24|7
Apollo 24|7 is India’s largest end-to-end omni-channel healthcare platform launched on February 5, 2020.
The platform enables users from any part of the country to use trusted Apollo services from their phones.
Apollo 24|7 is incubated by Apollo Hospital as a new-age digital healthcare start-up. The platform currently offers a full bouquet of healthcare services – 24x7 consultation with 7000+ Apollo doctors pan-India and across 55+ specialties, seamless medicine delivery at home, diagnostic test booking and doorstep sample collection, digital health records and more.
The platform recently launched Apollo ProHealth, which is the first ever preventive health management program.
For more details contact:
Sinoj Sadanandan – 9619375635 – [email protected]
Rohan Talukdar – 8689826350 – [email protected]