Hyderabad, January 15, 2014: The 600-page biography of Dr. Prathap C. Reddy – “Healer: Dr. Prathap Chandra Reddy and the Transformation of India” was formally released at Apollo Health City, on Wednesday. The biography has been brought out by Penguin, the world’s largest publisher and authored by Pranay Gupte, the veteran international journalist, biographer and historian. The book was two years in the making, and its publication comes on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the founding of Apollo Hospitals.
According to Dr. Reddy “The late Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi believed that the status of the society’s health reflects on its productivity. Not just Apollo Hospitals, but the entire corporate health sector has been the beneficiary of their foresight, and the strong belief that healthcare is a vital component of sustainable economic development in emerging countries such as India.