|Dr. Sandeep Singh Adjudicator India Book Records and Dr. Dhanya Dharmapalan Pediatrics Infectious Disease Consultant Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai|
In a first, a pediatric doctor has entered the India Book of Records for becoming the youngest editor of Pediatric books in the country. Dr. Dhanya Dharmapalan, Pediatrics & Infectious Disease Consultant set the record by editing the book titled ‘IAP Colour Atlas of Pediatrics, 1st Edition’ at the age of 32 years. Dr. Dharmapalan has till date edited 13 pediatric books with the launch of book titled ‘IAP Textbook of Pediatrics, 7th Edition’. The felicitation ceremony by the India Book of Records was held at Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai.
The India Book of Records, affiliated to the Asia Book of Records is an annual periodical that documents both human and natural achievements. Dr. Dhanya Dharmapalan, aged 32, is a Consulting pediatrician and infectious disease specialist currently practicing at Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai and will feature in the India Book of Records – 2020 edition for her achievement.
At the event, Dr. Narendra Trivedi, CEO of Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai expressed, “At Apollo Hospitals our constant endeavour has been to nurture talent and support their growth. We are privileged to have amongst us Dr. Dhanya Dharmapalan who has been instrumental in supporting the fraternity at large through her knowledge in the field of paediatrics. We are happy that one of our many experts is receiving this honour from the India Book of Records. We are hopeful to have such achievements and accolades even in the future.”
Dr. Sandeep Singh, Adjudicator, India Book of Records said, “India Book Records is a wonderful platform where anyone can show his/her talents to create or break a record with a unique performance. Today Dr. Dhanya Dharmapalan, pediatrician at Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai created a record and became the Youngest Editor of 13 pediatrics books.”
Speaking at the felicitation, Dr. Dhanya Dharmapalan, Pediatrics & Infectious Disease Consultant, Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai, said, “It is an honour to receive the recognition from the India Book of Records. The world of medical literature is of great importance as it helps mould every budding medical professional’s mind and helps sharpen an experienced doctor’s practice through continuous updation of knowledge. Through my role as an editor, I have been enriched with the boundless expertise and findings of the medical fraternity and it has helped me develop a well-rounded approach towards my own practice. This recognition has fuelled my desire to continue to contribute to the academic world.”About Apollo Hospitals
It was in 1983 that Dr. Prathap Reddy made a pioneering endeavor by launching India’s first corporate hospital - Apollo Hospitals in Chennai. Over the years Apollo Hospitals has established itself as home to the largest cardiac practice in India with over 160,000 cardiac surgeries. Apollo Hospitals is also the world’s largest private cancer care provider and runs the world’s leading solid organ transplant program.
As Asia’s largest and most trusted healthcare group, its presence includes over 10,000 beds across 71 Hospitals, 3000 Pharmacies, over 90 Primary Care and Diagnostic Clinics, 110 plus Telemedicine Centres and 80 plus Apollo Munich Insurance branches spanning the length and breadth of the Country.
As an integrated healthcare service provider with Health Insurance services, Global Projects Consultancy capability, over 15 medical education centres and a Research Foundation with a focus on global Clinical Trials, epidemiological studies, stem cell & genetic research Apollo Hospitals has been at the forefront of new medical breakthroughs with the most recent investment being that of commissioning the first Proton Therapy Center across Asia, Africa, and Australia in Chennai, India. Every four days, the Apollo Hospitals Group touches a million lives, in its mission to bring healthcare of International standards within reach of every individual.
In a rare honor, the Government of India issued a commemorative stamp in recognition of Apollo's contribution, the first for a healthcare organization. Apollo Hospitals Chairman, Dr. Prathap C Reddy, was conferred with the prestigious Padma Vibhushan in 2010. For more than 30 years, the Apollo Hospitals Group has continuously excelled and maintained leadership in medical innovation, world-class clinical services, and cutting-edge technology. Our hospitals are consistently ranked amongst the best hospitals globally for advanced medical services and research.
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