Gleneagles Global Health City, Along With The Commissionerate Of Tambaram, Launches A Mega Cardiac Screening Camp And Privilege Card For Police Officials

Chennai, 20th July 2022: Gleneagles Global Health City, a leading multi-specialty center in Chennai, has launched a ‘Mega Cardiac Screening Camp’ for the police officials of Chennai and Tambaram and will take place from 20th July to 10th August 2022 at the hospital. Dr A. Amalraj (Commissioner of Police, Tambaram) launched the screening program in the presence of Dr Alok Khullar (CEO), Dr Gobu P (HOD & Senior Consultant – Institute of Cardiac Sciences), and Dr Sriram R (HOD & Senior Consultant – Department of Accident & Emergency) of Gleneagles Global Health City.

This exclusive health camp for police personnel will allow them to undergo a battery of tests – such as ECG, ECHO, BMI, and blood sugar tests. Police officers will also attend a brief workshop on “Basic Life Support Training” (BLS).

Further, a special privilege card was handed over for police personnel and their families. The card was launched by Dr A. Amalraj, Commissioner of Police, Tambaram along with Dr Alok Khullar, CEO, Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai. The privilege card entails 30% discount on specialist consultations, 20% discount on Lab & Radiology investigations, 20% discounts on couple health check-ups, Complimentary 2nd opinion consultations, Free home sample collection (10 kms radius), Home delivery of medicines (5 kms radius), Free ambulance services for all the IP services (15 kms radius) & Green channel privileges for all the OP & IP services. Under this membership, all registered family members (Single/Married Couple with two children below 18 years and parents) enrolled are entitled to these benefits.

“Police officers globally have faced a unique and complex set of challenges in their daily duties over the last three years, putting their physical and mental health at risk. It is an inescapable situation, and their commitment to protecting the public has been causing a great deal of occupational stress. Aside from the virus, the officers have been suffering from other physical health issues such as cardiovascular disease and respiratory illnesses. Therefore, they need extra protection and increased medical provisions to keep them healthy. This GGHC initiative will benefit over 1000 police officers by introducing them to screening and raising awareness about the importance of regular health check-ups and taking care of their healthcare needs” said Dr A. Amalraj, Commissioner of Police, Tambaram.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Alok Khullar, CEO, Gleneagles Global Health City, said “The Policemen have dutifully performed their job of ensuring safety among the public, even during Covid-19. They are always on the run while putting their health and life at stake. Now, it is our turn to repay their selfless service by organizing a Cardiac Screening Camp and providing privilege card for over 1000 police officers, assisting them and their families in maintaining their health.”

About Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai:

Gleneagles Global Health City at Perumbakkam – Sholinganallur, Chennai is one of India’s most renowned multi-organ transplant centre. It’s also one of the top tertiary care multi-speciality hospitals in the city with path-breaking Liver, Neuro, Heart, Lung and Kidney procedures to its credit and legacy. The NABH, NABL and NABB accredited hospital operates 200+ beds. A modern CathLab, 13 operation theatres, advanced imaging services (Trubeam STX, Slice PET CT and Tesla MRI) offer cutting edge emergency and critical care management following internationally approved clinical protocols.

Over 10 years of clinical excellence has earned the hospital tie-ups with all major cashless health insurance players and is the preferred choice hospital by all major corporates in the city. The hospital is an international medical destination for thousands of patients in India, Middle East, Africa and SAARC nations. The hospital also offers VideoConsult services to its patients in India and abroad.

Gleneagles Global Health City is a part of IHH Healthcare, one of the world’s largest healthcare providers. With its full spectrum of integrated services, dedicated people, reach and scale, and commitment to quality and safety, IHH aspires to be the world’s most trusted healthcare services network, united by a single purpose: to touch lives and transform care. More information on Gleneagles Global Health City can be found at hospital website

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