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Aster DM Healthcare aim to place a 10% stake on the Bombay Stock Exchange

One of the largest healthcare companies in the UAE, Aster DM Healthcare is set to expand its service offering by listing a 10% stake on the Bombay Stock...

Catherine Sturman
|Oct 31|magazine5 min read

One of the largest healthcare companies in the UAE, Aster DM Healthcare is set to expand its service offering by listing a 10% stake on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).

At present, the company houses acute facilities, with 18 hospitals and 96 clinics, diagnostics centres and over 200 pharmacies, with over 19,000 employees under its umbrella.

The company will place its stake on the BSE by March 2018 and will enable it to reduce its debts and also enable business growth across India.

Consequently, Aster DM Healthcare is also to launch a new home care service across Dubai, in order to provide exceptional healthcare to its citizens, as well as a new mobile application for patients to book appointments.

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All the doctors in our network can be accessed through the app,” commented Aster Chairman, Dr Azad Moopen.

“Happiness in healthcare can be increased tremendously by delivering it in the comfort of the homes of the people who require it.”

Furthermore, the company is set to employ over 100 new staff members who have disabilities, in order to celebrate its 30th year in the healthcare sector, and support the needs of its people across the UAE, India and the GCC.

“Officials of human resource department had already interviewed around 20 people with disabilities to hire eligible staff with providing training and administrative jobs in UAE-based establishments on their abilities. Aster Healthcare has already hired around 30 people with disabilities in different places and the number will be increased up to 100 this year to offer jobs in the GCC and India as part of the 30-year celebrations,” Dr Moopen added.