Quess Corp, Fairfax to set up CMC Vellore Paediatric Specialty Centre

Quess Corp Ltd., an Indian business services provider, is joining forces with Canada-based Fairfax Financial to set up CMC Vellore Paediatric Specialty Centre with an investment of INR 300 crores.

In this connection, the two firms have signed a memorandum of association (MoA) with Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore.

CMC Vellore Paediatric Specialty Centre will be a 350-bed speciality paediatric centre at CMC’s Kannigapuram campus in Vellore, Tamil Nadu.

Fairfax Financial and Quess Corp aim to provide paediatric medical and surgical services at CMC Vellore Paediatric Specialty Centre. Apart from treatment, the facility will focus on education, training, and research to help meet the medical requirements of patients coming from various parts of India as well as from abroad for consultation and treatment.

Quess Corp, Fairfax Financial to set up CMC Vellore Paediatric Specialty Centre

Quess Corp, Fairfax Financial to set up CMC Vellore Paediatric Specialty Centre. Photo courtesy of Lubap (talk)lubap/Wikipedia.org.

Ajit Isaac — Chairman of Quess Corp said: “The last two years have been a testing time for healthcare providers, with institutions like CMC Vellore being at the helm of maximizing healthcare access to a larger section of society. Quess, through Care Works Foundation, has been supporting children’s wellbeing, health and hygiene programs for years.

“This partnership takes our commitment of “impacting lives” further by improving medical care access for children in need.”

Upon its completion, the speciality paediatric centre will be located in a building to be called Fairfax-Quess Block and will add to the existing capacity of the multi-specialty medical institution in Vellore.

Prem Watsa — Chairman and CEO of Fairfax Financial said: “We are excited to partner with CMC Vellore, which has a long-established culture of caring for the poor and vulnerable, on the development of this centre.

“Fairfax is committed to giving back to the communities where we operate and we believe this initiative will enable CMC to lead the way in transforming paediatric care in India.”

Related Posts

CATEGORIES
TAGS
Share This