New 100-bed hospital opens in Dubai

Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Owais, Minister of Health, inaugurated on Tuesday Aster Hospital-Mankhool in the presence of Dr Azad Moopen, Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, top government officials and other dignitaries.

The 100-bed hospital, located in Mankhool-Bur Dubai, will cater to the growing demand for super-specialty care by providing holistic treatment of international quality standards to the residents.

Aster DM Healthcare, a healthcare provider in the Middle East and India, built the largest Aster Hospital under the group in the UAE in line with the UAE’s plan to make the country a quality healthcare destination. Spanning across an expanse of 1,90,000 square feet, the advanced facility has been set up with the latest medical and diagnostic technologies across multi-specialty departments.

Inaugurating the hospital, Abdul Rahman Mohammed Al Owais, said, "I am pleased to be at the inaugural ceremony of Aster Hospital-Mankhool. I am sure this facility is well-equipped to contribute significantly to the growing healthcare sector of the UAE. One of the main priorities on the government’s agenda is to expedite the developments in the healthcare sector and raise the standard of services of the healthcare field to meet and exceed global levels."

"Our great leaders the President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Their Highnesses Members of the Supreme Council and Rulers of the Emirates, envision significant achievements and progress in the healthcare sector in order to alleviate suffering while contributing to a healthier society," he added. 

Commenting on the inauguration, Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare, said, "We are extremely proud to dedicate Aster Hospital-Mankhool to the people of the UAE. We developed the hospital guided by the need for superior medical service offerings and beds to improve patient experience. As a healthcare network, we significantly contribute to the UAE medical sector by means of the three different brands we are proud of- Medcare, Aster and Access. These facilities offer primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary care meeting the requirement of people from a cross section of the society."

"The opening of Aster Hospital-Mankhool is yet another illustrious milestone in our journey. With nearly three decades of reputation in the healthcare sector, we have grown immensely operating a network of over 239 health facilities across the Middle East and India. The presence of Aster as a brand is now wide-spread both in terms of reach and offerings," he added.

"Aster Hospital-Mankhool ensures providing quality secondary and tertiary care accessible to the residents. There has been a growing need for a facility, which is capable of providing secondary and some tertiary level care for patients and we hope this will fulfill that requirement," Dr. Moopen elaborated.

Alisha Moopen, Director, Aster DM Healthcare, said, "The measure of Aster’s success lies in the efficacy of its services and productivity. Aster Hospital-Mankhool houses an advanced NICU, in addition to five surgical theatres dedicated to neuro, gastrointestinal, neonatal, orthopedic and general surgical treatments including laparoscopic and endoscopic procedures. The Hospital also has a specialty mother and neonatal care unit to provide tertiary level care during pregnancy and to premature babies, especially critically-ill neonates."

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