NMC Healthcare, in partnership with Philips will start offering free Heart Checks to the public. A specially-created mobile unit will be placed in select locations around the country, focusing on the importance of preventive care. The initiative is scheduled to take place during the second half of 2011.
"NMC Specialty Hospitals are proud to collaborate with Philips on this initiative. NMC Heart Centers, across Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Al Ain, comprise of dedicated, highly qualified and experienced cardiology and cardiothoracic teams, skilled technologists and support staff backed by a modern state-of-the-art JCI accredited Cardiac facility to provide the best, latest and most modern cardiac care in diagnosis and treatment of cardiac ailments in the country. Through this collaboration, we aim to raise awareness of, and share the benefits from a healthy lifestyle in combating heart diseases," said Dr B. R. Shetty, Managing Director and CEO, NMC Healthcare.