Dubai, 26th May 2014: Dr Mukesh Batra, Padma Shri recipient, India’s most-renowned homeopath, and Founder-Chairman of Dr Batra’s® Group, was honored with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for his service in homeopathy by the World Medical Council (WMC), in presence of world leaders in healthcare at a glittering award function held in Dubai.
World Medical Council is a non-profit forum designed for the continuous and conscious development of the medical industry. A panel of external experts which includes researchers, academicians, journalists, professionals and a Nobel laureate from the healthcare sector awarded Dr Batra with the Lifetime Achievement Award (Homeopathy) for his phenomenal contribution in the Healthcare space through Homeopathy. The ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ recognizes personalities whose outstanding career achievements have earned them national or international prominence. It also pays tribute to those who have demonstrated the highest level of professionalism and serves as a role model for current and future healthcare professionals.
Accepting the award, Dr Mukesh Batra, Padma Shri Recipient, Founder-Chairman of Dr Batra’s Group of Companies said, “I feel honored and humbled to receive world recognition for my efforts to promote homeopathy. The award accords due and deserving recognition to homeopathy – the world’s second-largest medical system, according to WHO. Homeopathy is used by over 500 million people worldwide; it is practiced in over 85 countries. It is also fast emerging as the treatment of first choice for an increasing number of people – which includes commoners, celebrities and royalty too. The journey for me has been challenging yet fulfilling. The core belief on which I have built my company is to provide health and wellness to those in need, through cost-effective and safe homeopathy, along with the best of scientific and technological advance.”
Despite having received an array of awards and honors, Dr Mukesh Batra is a man who is still rooted in his moorings and revels in the joy of giving. Beginning as a modest clinic in Mumbai in 1982, Dr Batra’s Positive Health Clinic is today the world’s largest homeopathic healthcare corporate with 143 clinics spread across 73 cities in India, Dubai and UK. Dr Batra’s popularized homeopathy in the UAE by opening first of its kind clinic in Dubai Healthcare city and to expand our reach, we recently opened another clinic in Jumeirah Lake Towers. Dr Batra has created ample awareness and popularized the goodness of homeopathy via his writings in newspapers, magazines and books, and appearances on TV programmes.
Conscious of its societal responsibilities, Dr Batra’s community-centric arm, Positive Health Foundation provides free homeopathic treatment to more than 20,000 patients through Positive Health Clinics across 73 cities. The Foundation also extends homeopathic treatment and care to animal welfare shelters, orphanages and old age homes. Dr Batra also introduced the Positive Health Annual Awards, seven years ago, sponsored by Bajaj Discover, to recognize and honor specially-abled individuals, who have overcome disease and disability to lead useful lives.
About Dr Batra’s
Dr Batra’s Health Care Group was founded by Dr. Mukesh Batra in 1982 in Mumbai. It is today the leading homoeopathic healthcare corporate in India, running 143 clinics across 73 cities, in India, Dubai and London. In 2009, the company introduced aesthetic solutions through its flagship brand, Dr Batra’s Aesthetic Solutions. It offers services ranging from hair transplant and obesity solutions to skincare.
Dr Batra’s has made significant progress in the personal and healthcare products market through its well-established division, Dr Batra’s Positive Health Products. It has until now provided individualized treatment and care to over 7 lakh patients across the globe, including 3 lakh hair patients and 1 lakh skin patients.
Dr Batra’s Cyber Clinic has been listed in the Limca Book of Records (Editions 2004 and 2005) for becoming the first-ever cyber clinic to offer online consultation to over 4.5 lakh patients every year. It has also launched the world’s first tele-homoeopathy clinic which offers real-time, multi-location connectivity to patients across the world.
Dr Batra’s emerged as India’s only “Most Trusted” brand in the homeopathy segment in The Brand Trust Report – India Study 2013. It was feted as a Power Brand for the year 2012 by Planman Media. Dr Batra’s is also the world’s first homoeopathic healthcare corporate to receive the much-coveted ISO 9001-2008 certification. The brand is well known for its philanthropic work for the uplift of the underprivileged.