Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals inks momentous collaboration with MotoGP Bharat; to be the official medical partner
New Delhi, 22nd September, 2023: Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, a renowned hospital chain in India, has entered into a momentous collaboration with the MotoGP Bharat Grand Prix that is set to be held at the Buddh International Circuit in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. This is the first-ever MotoGP event in India and Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals will provide extensive medical support for the event which will be held between September 22-24.
The marquee sports event will witness thousands of spectators and Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals will be on hand to act as a reliable provider of medical and emergency support, should the need arise. As the medical partner of the MotoGP, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals will be responsible for ensuring the safety of the world’s best motorcycle under their teams & the marshalls
The medical center at the Buddh International Circuit will be under the care of the Indraprastha Apollo Hospital team, and they will be continuously monitoring and treating all ongoing medical emergencies at the track. The team will consist of 90 team members including doctors, nurses and support staff.
Speaking about the collaboration, Dr. Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group commented,” “This partnership is a testament to the diverse strengths that Apollo has to offer to the world. While our expertise in hospital-based care is well recognized, our expertise in handling complex and critical medical conditions that can arise in the world of motorsports is equal if not better. Our focus on emergency care and the 1066 ambulance service has been a hallmark of the Apollo brand since our inception. I am proud that we have been chosen for this prestigious international motoring event and I am confident that the riders and spectators will be well taken care of during the race.”
Additionally, Mr. Shivakumar Pattabhiraman, Managing Director of the Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, said, “We are delighted to partner a prestigious sporting event. This is a momentous occasion for Indian sport and we are happy to play a part. The first-ever MotoGP in India is a highly-anticipated event, which will be seen by thousands of spectators. We, at Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, are happy to ensure their safety and help spectators enjoy the event without any additional concerns.”
Dr. Priyadarshini Pal, Head of Department, Accidents and Emergency , Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, said, “We at Indraprastha Apollo hospital are committed to providing high-quality care to MotoGP partners, with unmatched expertise from our highly specialized doctors, state-of-the-art infrastructure, and a comprehensive multispecialty medical team on standby. Our Emergency wing is ready to provide immediate care in case of any injuries, and our helipad ensures prompt response and medical evacuation. Our mission aligns with the spirit of MotoGP, pushing boundaries, embracing challenges, and prioritizing safety.”
The ethos of sporting events also resonates with Indraprastha Apollo Hospital’s philosophy of promoting a healthy, cleaner India. Indraprastha Apollo Hospital looks forward to supporting the action-packed MotoGP and wishes all the spectators a happy viewing