Medcare inks deal with LaLiga

Medcare Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital, part of the leading healthcare conglomerate Aster DM Healthcare, has signed an agreement with LaLiga Middle East, a subsidiary of the Spanish Professional Football league, to be its official regional healthcare provider.

Aligned with the partnership, which is based on the growing demand for specialised orthopaedic care, the Foot, Ankle and Hand Centres at the Medcare Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital, one of the most advanced in the GCC, will provide comprehensive orthopaedic services.

The Foot, Ankle and Hand centres of excellence offer an all-inclusive and fully-equipped modern facility with the latest technology in foot, ankle and hand care. Additionally, the centres are supported by highly qualified medical staff from around the world.

Dr Layla Al Marzouqi, Director of Health Regulation and Dubai Medical Tourism Project, at the Dubai Health Authority, said on the occasion of the signing: 'Orthopaedics and sports medicine is one of the services of Dubai Health Experience (DXH) – the programme launched by DHA to promote Dubai as a medical tourism destination. LaLiga’s partnership with Medcare - one of our prominent partners in 'DXH Group' reflects the growth and expansion of the services offered by the healthcare industry in Dubai and is in line with our vision to provide high quality specialised care.'

Medcare is aligning itself with a global sports brand for the very first time in a bid to display its cutting-edge services which have gained credibility around the world.

Dr Azad Moopen, chairman and managing director of Aster DM Healthcare, said: 'Our vision as a healthcare conglomerate is to offer comprehensive care and speciality services to communities. Our partnership with LaLiga, in support of the vision of the local government, allows us to expand our presence within the medical tourism sector in the region, as well as offer our services to patients looking for expert care internationally.'

Through specialised healthcare facilities, Medcare aims to position itself as the go-to expert for all health and sport related injuries across the UAE and the GCC.