Zambia: Continuing with the commitment to take best of health services to every corner of Africa, New Delhi based BLK Super Speciality Hospital signed an MoU with University Teaching Hospital (UTH), which shall pave the way for seamless access to world class healthcare facilities and skill development providing expertise to make UTH a fully functional tertiary health care provider and a preferred destination for the entire Southern African Development Community.
Through this MoU, BLK Super Speciality Hospital shall also provide assistance to UTH in areas of capacity building of its health professionals and knowledge and skill transfer through its highly specialized pool of eminent doctors and world class infrastructure. This partnership shall use the hospital’s expertise to help UTH build its own capacity across specialities as well as train its health professionals, enabling UTH to provide tertiary healthcare services to people of Zambia and South African Development Community.
The MoU was signed by Mr Naresh Kapoor, Director, BLK Super Speciality Hospital and Dr Lackson Kasonka, Managing Director and Sr Medical Superintendent, University Teaching Hospital MOH, Lusaka Zambia.
“We are pleased to get into this agreement with University Teaching Hospital. We are certain that our state-of-the-art infrastructure coupled with pool of highly talented doctors shall be able to strengthen the medical care for the people of Zambia towards ensuring robust exchange of technical knowhow between the two hospitals.,” said Mr Naresh Kapoor. Doctors and technical experts from BLK Super Speciality Hospital shall visit UTH evaluate its existing facilities for various specialities and help identify gaps in order to upgrade the services, explained Mr Kapoor.
Dr Lackson said, “We look forward to a mutually rewarding and enduring relationship with BLK Super Speciality Hospital.” He informed UTH along with the Indian hospital shall explore the possibility of setting up Centers of Excellence for certain specialities in partnership. These centers will be managed jointly to ensure that the expertise of both the hospital are judiciously utilized.
In addition to these doctors from BLK Super Speciality Hospital will visit UTH for conducting specialised CMEs and surgical camps to provide technical knowhow on identified specialities. On the other hand doctors, technicians and nursing staff from UTH will visit BLK Super Speciality Hospital for training purposes and observerships.
About BLK Super Specialty Hospital
BLK Super Specialty Hospital is one of the biggest private hospitals in the National Capital Region (NCR) with a capacity of 650 beds including 125 critical care beds. The outpatient services are spread on two floors with 57 consultation rooms. All ambulatory services have been designed with the intent to create dedicated areas for all specialities with their interventional services in close vicinity. The Hospital has 17 state-of-the-art well equipped modular operation theatres with three stage air filtration and gas scavenging system to ensure patient safety. All the Operation Theatres are fitted with best in class pendants, operating lights, anesthesia work stations and advanced information management system. Therefore, whether it is the proximity of diagnostic services and blood bank to the Emergency or one of the best Endoscopy suites to ensure timely and efficient services, the infrastructure speaks about BLK’s commitment for ‘A PASSION FOR HEALING’.