The Rs 300 cr AVA Group, promoters of Medimix Ayurvedic soaps in South India and Melam brand, have opened a 110 bedded multi-speciality hospital named Sanjeevanam near Wonderla Theme Park in Pallikara in Kochi. The hospital set up at a cost of Rs 40 cr has all the modern facilities such as operation theatre,library, restaurant and recreation centres. The medical director of the hospital is Dr Pullanikatil Ravi, a Orthopaedic Surgeon and the hospital aims to provide modern diagnostic facilities coupled with age-old proven ayurvedic treatment, according to Dr A V Anoop, Managing Director of AVA Group.
“At present, we have a tie-up with nearby Sunrise Hospital to provide diagnostic services and in due course we will have our own diagnostic centre nearby,” AV Anoop told Corporate Ethos.
AVA Group runs three small hospitals in Chennai in Anna Nagar, Nungambakkam and Saidapet. The centres in Chennai are OP treatment centres with limited number of beds while new hospital in Kochi is the first full-fledged hospital of the gorup. Dr Anoop said that the hospital has applied for NABH accreditation and once it is received they will be able to provide cashless treatment facility in association with insurance companies.
Sanjeevanam Hospitals is conceived as a holistic treatment centre with approved treatment practices and medicines customised to the requirements of the patients.
The centre aims to provide specialised treatment for musculoskeletal disorders, obsesithy related disorders, lifestyle management, neuromuscular disorders, obstetrics and gynaecology, skin and hair care clinic and life style management.