Gleneagles Global Health City Launches Privilege Card For Journalists In Chennai

Over 200 photographers and their families can avail free health check-ups and discounts on special consultations & diagnostics.

Chennai, 4th June 2022: A special privilege card for 200 photojournalists and their families was given away by Gleneagles Global Health City (GGHC), Perumbakkam today. The card was launched by Thiru. Ma Subramanian, Honorable Minister for Health, Medical Education and Family Welfare, Tamil Nadu in the presence of Dr Alok Khullar, CEO, Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai and was handed over to Mr. Jothi Ramalingam, President, Tamil Nadu Press Photographers Association.

The privilege card entails six free consultations per year for the journalist, 50% discount on specialist consultations for family members (Spouse, Children, and Parents), 25% discount on diagnostics (except outsourced), 25% discounts on health check-ups, 10% discount on room rent, and one complimentary health check per year for the entire family. Under this membership, all family members (Single/Married Couple with two children below 18 years and parents) enrolled are entitled to these benefits.

Speaking at the launch, Thiru. Ma Subramanian, Honorable Minister for Health, Medical Education and Family Welfare, Tamil Nadu said, “Dr. Alok Khullar, CEO rightly appreciated the TNCMCHIS and the services provided under the scheme. Over 900 private hospitals can entail benefits under the TNCMCHIS that include multiple organ transplants. Photo-journalists are striving hard each day to highlight the government schemes and disseminate the same to the public. We hope that more people like Dr. Alok Khullar from Gleneagles Global Health City step up to extend help to the public.”

Thanking the hospital team, Mr. Jothi Ramalingam, President of Tamil Nadu Press Photographers Association, said, “This privilege card from Gleneagles Global Health City will benefit our entire fraternity from Chennai and suburbs. We, photographers, have been on the road throughout the pandemic, and most of us have contracted various ailments during this time. We appreciate the gesture and thank everyone at the hospital.”

Dr. Alok Khullar, CEO, Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai, said, “Journalists play a vital role in the society by giving us timely information and keeping us abreast of the latest developments. This privilege card is a small gesture from us to assist them and their families in maintaining their health.”


About Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai:

Gleneagles Global Health City at Perumbakkam, Chennai is one of India’s most renowned multi-organ transplant centre.

It’s also one of the top tertiary care multi-specialty 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, and 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, the 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’s website.

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