Health Minister Kapembwa Simbao (l) talks to journalists during the tour of University Teaching Hospital theatres

BLK Super Speciality Hospital has signed a MoU with University Teaching Hospital (UTH) Zambia.Continuing with it’s commitment to take best of health services to every corner of Africa, New Delhi based BLK Super Speciality Hospital signed an MoU with University Teaching Hospital (UTH), to pave the way for seamless access to world class healthcare facilities and skill development providing expertise to make UTH a fully functional tertiary health care provider and a preferred destination for the entire Southern African Development Community.

Through this MoU, BLK Super Speciality Hospital shall also provide assistance to UTH in areas of capacity building of its health professionals and knowledge and skill transfer through its highly specialized pool of eminent doctors and world class infrastructure. This partnership shall use the hospital’s expertise to help UTH build its own capacity across specialities as well as train its health professionals, enabling UTH to provide tertiary healthcare services to people of Zambia and South African Development Community.

The MoU was signed by Mr Naresh Kapoor, Director, BLK Super Speciality Hospital and Dr Lackson Kasonka, Managing Director and Sr Medical Superintendent, University Teaching Hospital MOH, Lusaka Zambia.

“We are pleased to get into this agreement with University Teaching Hospital. We are certain that our state-of-the-art infrastructure coupled with pool of highly talented doctors shall be able to strengthen the medical care for the people of Zambia towards ensuring robust exchange of technical knowhow between the two hospitals.,” said Mr Naresh Kapoor. Doctors and technical experts from BLK Super Speciality Hospital shall visit UTH evaluate its existing facilities for various specialities and help identify gaps in order to upgrade the services, explained Mr Kapoor.

Dr Lackson said, “We look forward to a mutually rewarding and enduring relationship with BLK Super Speciality Hospital.” He informed UTH along with the Indian hospital shall explore the possibility of setting up Centers of Excellence for certain specialities in partnership. These centers will be managed jointly to ensure that the expertise of both the hospital are judiciously utilized.

In addition to these doctors from BLK Super Speciality Hospital will visit UTH for conducting specialised CMEs and surgical camps to provide technical know how on identified specialities. On the other hand doctors, technicians and nursing staff from UTH will visit BLK Super Speciality Hospital for training purposes and observerships.

About BLK Super Specialty Hospital

BLK Super Specialty Hospital is one of the biggest private hospitals in the National Capital Region (NCR) with a capacity of 650 beds including 125 critical care beds. The outpatient services are spread on two floors with 57 consultation rooms. All ambulatory services have been designed with the intent to create dedicated areas for all specialities with their interventional services in close vicinity. The Hospital has 17 state-of-the-art well equipped modular operation theatres with three stage air filtration and gas scavenging system to ensure patient safety. All the Operation Theatres are fitted with best in class pendants, operating lights, anesthesia work stations and advanced information management system. Therefore, whether it is the proximity of diagnostic services and blood bank to the Emergency or one of the best Endoscopy suites to ensure timely and efficient services, the infrastructure speaks about BLK’s commitment for ‘A PASSION FOR HEALING’.

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6 COMMENTS

  1. From the face of it, it sounds like a a vague MOU. You should have attached a copy for us to read. An MOU should spell out specific objectives of the partnership, the obligations of each party and the benefits of each party gets from the partnership

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  2. Progress at last, Progress at last…Thank God Almighty, there is progress at last.
    Let the Chinese sell vegetables, we will assist in the health sector

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  3. I hope this will stop politicians from going to India & Milpark clinic. but is shameful to see the standard of the UTH equipment in the photo. But knowing Zed politicians, they’ll still make excuses to go to India or RSA. Let the incoming govt put in legislation which will discourage politicians going outside Zambia for treatment at 100% GRZ funding.

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  4. #Dilip Patel, you Patels don’t like to come to our level to sell in the markets. leave the Chinese alone. They’re our friends. Without them, there would be no Tanzara, no Gabon Disaster (sorry, Heroes stadium, no highways and other big infrastructure and no made in China products. Indian (not like KCM) help is welcome and is long overdue. So leave the Chinese alone because even God knows that the Chinese are our all weather friends.

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  5. In the entire length of this story these reporters dont tell us WHERE this BLK hospital is situated. Where is this NCR? Ba journalist bamu Zambia!

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