Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman DM Healthcare, honoured by President of India Smt. Pratibha Singh Patil
Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman, D M Healthcare and MIMS India, a renowned physician turned entrepreneur based in UAE received India's top most honour for overseas Indians - the Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Award. The award conferred by the President of India on 9th January 2010 at a ceremony held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi recognizes Dr. Azad Moopen's notable contribution to social and humanitarian causes, his leadership qualities, his passion to reach the underprivileged and his commitment to provide best medical facilities to the people of Gulf Countries and India
January 10, 2010 12:00 by Aarti Nagraj
Dubai UAE, 9th January 2010: Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman, D M Healthcare and MIMS India, a renowned physician turned entrepreneur based in UAE received India’s top most honour for overseas Indians – the Pravasi Bhartiya Samman Award. The award conferred by the President of India on 9th January 2010 at a ceremony held at Vigyan Bhavan,
The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman is an award by Government of India in conjunction with the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, to honour exceptional and meritorious contribution of overseas Indians in their chosen field/profession. Maximum 15 awardees from all over the world are nominated every year to receive this prestigious award and Dr. Azad Moopen now joins the ranks of notable and eminent personalities from across the globe.
“I consider this award as a reward for whatever little I have been able to contribute in the area of healthcare and to alleviate the suffering of the needy people. This journey was possible only with the support of the growing fraternity of DM Healthcare and MIMS professionals who have manfully strived to bring experience & expertise to the masses with a human touch. There is a big role for the healthcare sector to fill up the need for quality healthcare at an affordable price which we are committed in delivering through the largest network of healthcare delivery points across the GCC & India,” said Dr. Azad Moopen.
“Today our group treats over 2 million patients a year across a cross-section of society in Gulf Countries and
DM Healthcare Group owns a chain of 70 clinics and pharmacies across GCC countries, with 2 hospitals, 4 Neighborhood clinics & a chain of pharmacies in
DM Healthcare and MIMS founded by Dr. Azad Moopen have always been leading the way through its numerous social initiatives aimed at improving healthcare standards and achieving the vision of “Healthcare for All”. Dr. Moopen’s journey began in 1982 as a lecturer in General Medicine Department of the
In 2001, he started Malabar Institute of Medical Science (MIMS), which is a 600 bed super specialty hospital in Kerala which serves people with complex ailments who earlier had to travel to far away cities to access treatment. The Quality Council of India has recognised MIMS as the first NABH accredited
Dr. Azad Moopen has also dedicated his resources towards the educational sector by establishing 3 international schools in