Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres Receives the Excellence in Infection Control Award in MECHF


Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres Receives the Excellence in Infection Control Award in MECHF

Dubai: Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres, one of the UAE’s leading healthcare providers, has won the coveted ‘Excellence in Infection Control in Healthcare Award’ at the Middle East Cleaning, Hygiene and Facilities (MECHF) Awards 2022 ceremony which was recently held at the Address Dubai Marina Hotel.

Keeping large hospitals free of germs and bacteria in order to contain the spread of illnesses is absolutely critical within the healthcare sector and maintaining a high level of hygiene and sanitation was a particularly important aspect of the COVID-19 guidelines throughout the past two years.

Commenting on winning this award, Dr Shanila Laiju, Group CEO of Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres said, “We are incredibly proud of and grateful for our highly efficient Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) team, nurses and other medical personnel, for their tireless efforts in consistently ensuring the highest level of hygiene. Winning this highly recognized award is yet another recognition of our commitment to continuously putting the wellbeing of our patients first and ensuring that we consistently provide an elevated level of patient safety and wellbeing”.

Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres was also shortlisted for the ‘Best Maintained Public Washroom’ category award. The MECHF Awards celebrates the accomplishments within the commercial, institutional and soft FM industries in the region and this year was attended by 90 companies all competing in different categories.

About Medcare:

Medcare is the premium private healthcare provider under the parent group, Aster DM Healthcare. Medcare operates four leading state-of-the-art hospitals, including two multi-specialty hospitals (Medcare Hospital Al Safa in Dubai, and Medcare Hospital Sharjah), and two specialized hospitals – Medcare Women & Children Hospital, and Medcare Orthopaedics & Spine Hospital in Dubai. In addition, the Medcare network comprises of 15 medical centres in the UAE and Sharjah to serve the healthcare needs of the community. Treating more than 1.2 million patients every year in over 35 medical specialties, Medcare has established a strong presence in the UAE. Living by its simple promise “We’ll Treat You Well”, Medcare is fully committed to providing clinical excellence and personalized medical care to every patient.