Aster DM Healthcare certified best in class for ethical procurement by CIPS

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Published November 30th, 2020 - 12:34 GMT
Aster DM Healthcare certified best in class for ethical procurement by CIPS
Mr T J Wilson, Executive Director & Group Head Governance & Corporate Affairs and Mr Anthony Petit, Group Chief Procurement Officer of Aster DM Healthcare receive the certificate from Mr Sam Achampong, Head - CIPS MENA, in the presence of Mr Ravinder Sharma, Head - Strategic Sourcing, Procurement and Mr Raman Nathani, Senior Manager - Pharmaceuticals, Procurement of Aster DM Healthcare
Highlights
The recognition by CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) is in accordance with Aster DM Healthcare’s efforts to deploy ethical practices matching global standards across Aster DM Healthcare’s network in 7 countries.

Aster DM Healthcare has received the CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) Corporate Procurement and Supply Kite Mark certificate as a recognition for its achievement in ethical procurement.  Aster DM Healthcare is one of the few companies in UAE to be awarded with this recognition. The achievement recognizes Aster’s stringent efforts to ensure excellence in quality standards followed across the organisation’s 26 hospitals, 116 clinics and 238 pharmacies across GCC and India, by complying with global ethical standards that promotes fair and transparent procurement, ethical sourcing and supplier management.

Speaking on the achievement, Ms. Alisha Moopen, Deputy Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare said, “At Aster DM Healthcare, we put prime importance on maintaining the highest standards of quality of care provided by our facilities and this requires working with best-in-class suppliers and partners who continue to collaborate with us basis our shared values. The announcement is a recognition of our efforts to uphold and live-by our core organizational value of Integrity by which we remain committed to do the right thing without any compromises, embrace a higher standard of conduct and assure all our stakeholders of our ethical processes.”

Aster DM Healthcare has taken proactive steps to safeguard the organization against unethical conduct in procurement and supply management, reinforcing the organisation’s focus on sourcing ethically. In the current pandemic where healthcare organisations are faced with unprecedented challenges due to global shortages of key resources, Aster has ensured that no compromises are made in providing the best amenities to employees, customers and patients.

Background Information

Aster DM Healthcare

Aster DM Healthcare Limited is one of the largest private healthcare service providers operating in multiple GCC states and is an emerging healthcare player in India. With an inherent emphasis on clinical excellence, we are one of the few entities in the world with a strong presence across primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary healthcare through our hospitals, and clinics. We have over 19,800 plus dedicated employees across the geographies that we are present in, delivering a simple yet strong promise to our different stakeholders: “We’ll treat you well.” We reach out to all economic segments in the GCC states through our differentiated healthcare services across the “Aster”, “Medcare” and “Access” brands.

 

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