Aster Pharmacy and Aster Hospital win Dubai Business Excellence awards

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Aster Pharmacy and Aster Hospital win Dubai Business Excellence awards
  • Aster Pharmacy, one of the leading pharmacy chains in UAE, has won the Dubai Human Development Award for successful introduction of HR initiatives aimed at achieving Dubai Human Development Goal
  • Aster Hospital, has won the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award for Healthcare sector for demonstrating continued excellence in performance enhancement for patient care.

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, The Department of Economic Development (DED) organised the 24th annual Dubai Business Excellence Awards, to recognise outstanding pursuit of excellence in business practices in 2017. While Aster DM Healthcare’s retail arm, Aster Pharmacy won the Dubai Human Development Award, Aster Hospital located at Mankhool in Dubai UAE was presented the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award for the Healthcare sector. His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Deputy Ruler of Dubai and His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation felicitated the winners at a prestigious award ceremony held at Dubai Opera today.


Commenting on the occasion, Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare said, “Our pursuit of excellence is ingrained in our DNA and as an organisation our teams are continuously striving to push boundaries and scale greater heights of excellence in healthcare. The recognition of Dubai Department of Economic Development further strengthens our resolve to make quality healthcare accessible to our patients at affordable cost.”


The Dubai Human Development Award is a recognition of Aster Pharmacy’s efforts to develop a valuable framework that not only encourages the growth and development of employees but also introduces best practices to enhance their potential that can support the organisation’s growth. This is the third time in last one year that Aster Pharmacy has been recognised at the Dubai Business Excellence Awards. This is also the sixth award to be won by the team between 2017-18.

The state-of-the-art multispecialty Aster Hospital in Mankhool has been constantly exceeding benchmark performance parameters to provide a holistic framework that supports organisational excellence in healthcare service delivery. The Dubai Quality Appreciation Award recognises the hospitals efforts to introduce collaborative models that delivers innovative solutions to patients and improves the quality of care being provided to patients.

Since its inception, the Dubai Business Excellence Award has been considered as one of the highest recognitions in the region for attaining business excellence. It recognizes winners under three categories: Dubai Quality Award (DQA), Dubai Human Development Award (DHDA) and the Dubai Business Excellence Scheme (DSES).



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