Press Release

Dubai: MEITRA Hospital announces launch of medical facilities in Calicut

September 12th, 2017

Dubai, Sep 12: MEITRA Hospital, Kerala’s newest healthcare provider, has opened its doors to serve patients from India and abroad. The global standard medical facility is set to deliver internationally standard healthcare, with superior patient experience, coupled with cutting–edge technology and treatment from best-in-class doctors and healthcare practitioners.

The hospital will offer centers of excellence in heart and vascular, bone and joint, neuro science, gastroenterology, urology and nephrology.

MEITRA is introducing a unique value-based care model developed under the guidance of physicians from the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic, USA. Poised to deliver the best possible experience at an affordable cost, the hospital has painstakingly designed every touch point to create a comforting experience not just for the patient, but also for their families.

Talking about the launch Dr Ali Faizal, director MEITRA Hospital said, “At MEITRA Hospital we aim to provide all patients with superior patient care and the best possible clinical outcomes, integrated with transparent and ethical business practices. We have on board a team of world-renowned physicians coupled with best machines and technology for scans, tests, lab work and health imaging amongst others. We are bringing together the best of science and care to create a truly unique patient experience.”

The hospital has a built-up area of over 4,00,000 square feet, with a 500-bed strength launching in two phases (Phase 1 of 209 Beds is complete). It will also feature 52 individual intensive care suites, 28 consulting rooms, 7 operating theatres and 6 emergency units – treatment bays, setting global benchmarks in healthcare experience.

Commenting on the launch, Faizal E Kottikollon, chairman of the board, MEITRA Hospital, said, “At MEITRA hospital, we bring hope and healing together, with a team of world-class leading medical professionals, cutting-edge technology and state-of-the-art IT systems, like independent ICU’s fitted with automated Dräger monitoring system where doctors can monitor patients from anywhere in the world, and a fully integrated unit dose system in the pharmacy. Our hospital will enjoy an entirely paperless environment, and all records will be digitally maintained to offer the best care.”

Set to redefine healthcare facilities in India MEITRA hospital was built in a mere 18 months using offsite technology, at KEF Infra’s state-of-the-art factory at Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu.

“We are delivering this well-rounded healthcare approach in partnership with the Australian design firm, TAHPI, which has designed more than 250 healthcare facilities around the world,” he said.

KE Moidu, director, MEITRA Hospital shared, “In MEITRA we have not only created a medical facility that our nation can be proud of but have also put in place a team that will set the benchmark in the way healthcare is managed and delivered. The MEITRA team is equipped to handle the most complex and demanding medical cases and challenges and is poised to become a unique healthcare destination.”

Keshavdas, CEO, MEITRA Hospital shared, “MEITRA will be a center of excellence in treatment for Heart and Vascular Care, Bone and Joint Care, Neuroscience, Critical Care, Endocrinology, Emergency Medicine, Liver, Gastro –Intestinal, Kidney and Urinary Conditions and General Medicine. We want to ensure that we provide advance treatment across these fields and cater to all current unmet medical needs of the region.”

Kerala is witnessing an emergence of specialty hospitals; housing world-class medical experts providing affordable treatment and is poised to become India’s hub for healthcare tourism by 2020.

About KEF Holdings

Established in 2007, KEF Holdings is a privately-owned holding company with operations in strategic investments, infrastructure manufacturing, and healthcare development. Founded by Faizal E Kottikollon, the company possesses the unique ability to disrupt sectors through technology-driven, high-value businesses that creates strong investment appeal and a positive social impact.

Incorporated in Singapore and headquartered in the UAE, KEF Holdings has office in Bengaluru, Indian and operates four subsidiary businesses including KEF Infra, KEF Health, KEF Investments and KEF Metals. KEF Holdings has an annual revenue of US$93 million (2016), and is on track to post earnings of over $250 million in 2017, +170% year-on-year growth.

KEF Holdings is guided by the philanthropic vision of its founder and Chairman Faizal E. Kottikollon and his wife and Vice-Chairperson of KEF Holdings, Shabana Faizal. The company, in close collaboration with stakeholders in the public and private sectors, actively drives, funds and supports high-impact social activities undertaken by the Faizal and Shabana Foundation.