Apollo Hospitals (India), Brac Bank and Mastercard have entered into a tripartite partnership to launch an exclusive co-branded Health Card on January 10.
The health card comes with features including in patient room charges (10% discount), all preventive health check packages (5% discount), out patient investigations (5% discount), attendant’s health check (5% discount), discounted rate at hotels and airport pick up (for IP Care).
During the launching ceremony, Dr K Hariprasad, group president, hospital division, Apollo Hospitals said: “We at Apollo Hospitals India treasure our relations with the people of Bangladesh, we have preserved their trust for over 30 years in our healthcare journey. The Apollo-Brac Bank-Mastercard will be a blessing for our patient community and the host of features provided on this card is unmatched in the industry. We are grateful to Brac Bank, Mastercard and Health Connect International for this great initiative”.
Selim RF Hussain, managing director & chief executive officer, Brac Bank Limited said: “We are looking forward to this new tripartite partnership with Apollo Hospitals and strengthening our on-going partnership with Mastercard. As one of the fastest growing banks in Bangladesh, we are delighted to offer products and services that are designed to fulfill the needs of our valued customers. We believe that this new card will be an important value addition to our customers’ lives. It will make life easier for cardholders who visit Apollo Hospitals”.
Syed Mohammad Kamal, country manager, Mastercard Bangladesh said: “We always look for ways to provide services that tailor to the needs of our valued cardholders. In this case, we are trying to facilitate our cardholders who require frequent medical services in India. Keeping our valued cardholders in mind, those who frequently have to visit India for medical checkups or medical treatments, we have formed this tripartite partnership with Apollo Hospitals and Brac Bank to smoothen their medical visits.”
The Apollo delegation included Mr Jithu Jose, group general manager, south Asia, Mr Shafeeq Azam, chairman, Health Connect International, Dr Mokter Hussain- director, Health Connect, Mr Md Abdur Rob, chairman, Global Tele Medcine and Mr Mohammed Ullah, chairman, Crystal Health, Chittagong. Mastercard Bangladesh Director Mr Gitanka D. Datta attended the ceremony.
Dr K Hariprasad, group president, hospital division, Apollo Hospitals, Syed Mohammad Kamal, country manager, Mastercard Bangladesh, Selim RF Hussain, managing director and chief executive officer, Brac Bank Limited, Tareq Refat Ullah Khan, head of corporate banking, Nazmur Rahim, head of retail banking, Zara Jabeen Mahbub, head of communications and customer experience, and senior officials of Brac bank were also present.