Alexis Hospital, Air Arabia gifts UAE holiday package to cancer survivors

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 27 Dec 2017 10:23:15


Business Bureau,

Alexis Multispeciality Hospital and Air Arabia joined hands, alongside Sharjah Tourism Authority to fund an all-expenses paid holiday to the UAE for two children and their families from India.

The two children, Chirag Kaurav and Pratik Thakre, aged 17 and 16, both courageous cancer survivors who have undergone successful treatment at Alexis Multispeciality Hospital, Zulekha Healthcare Group’s hospital in Nagpur, India arrived in Sharjah and were received by the Sharjah Tourism Authority representatives last week. Both children are feeling fit.

The trip is part of the Group’s ‘Realize Your Dreams’ campaign to provide positive experiences and build memories for those who have been through traumatic and life threatening situations.

As a part of the trip, the families met with His Excellency Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority, Dr Zulekha Daud, Founder and Chairperson, Taher Shams, Managing Director, Zanubia Shams, Co-Chairperson of Zulekha Healthcare Group, Shalini Rajan, Head of Sales, Air Arabia and Dr Jatinder Arora, Director Administration, Alexis Multispeciality Hospital.

“As soon as we heard of the initiative, we felt it is an absolute honour to meet with these courageous children who have experienced trauma in their lives. Through this excellent initiative, the children are able to take away precious memories with their family which they will treasure forever – we are delighted to be able to host them in Sharjah”, commented H E Al Midfa.

The treating doctor Dr Amol Dongre, Consultant - Medical Oncology, Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplant Physician at Alexis says, “Treating the two boys was very satisfying.”