Manipal Health Enterprises Partners With Corporate Voice Weber Shandwick

manipal hospitalsNew Delhi, 10 April, 2013: Manipal Health Enterprises, one of the leading healthcare groups which manages Manipal Hospitals and various healthcare businesses across South India, has decided to partner with Corporate Voice Weber Shandwick (CVWS), a leading and India’s most awarded PR consultancy, to drive pan-India public relations and communications strategy.

CVWS will closely work with Manipal Hospitals to maintain its momentum in the Indian healthcare market and raise brand awareness across the country. The mandate also includes managing corporate reputation, media engagement and crisis management.

 “Manipal Hospitals have always strived towards providing the best healthcare services to all its patients. In this effort of ours, we have found CVWS to be the right media messaging partner who with their highly capable brand management campaigns and strong healthcare communication strategies will help leverage our brand presence more effectively. We are confident that this association will add value and help us in achieving our goals.” said Rakesh Singh, Chief Operating Officer, Manipal Health Enterprises about the recent development.

About Manipal Hospitals:

Manipal Health Enterprises (MHE) is a leading healthcare provider, delivering quality healthcare in India. It is part of the Manipal Education & Meedical Group. MHE operates its healthcare network under the brand of “Manipal Hospitals”.

MHE manages an aggregate of 5,000 beds among 15 hospitals, over 11 locations across 5 states in India. The network of hospitals covers all levels of delivery from primary to quaternary care. It has, over the years, built a significant, committed clinical and healthcare skill pool of over 2,000 doctors and 6,000 nurses, paramedics and support staff, dedicated to its core values of “clinical excellence, patient centricity and ethical practices” and thereby, delivering the highest standards of healthcare to patients. MHE’s hospital network annually services 2 million patients in India and from abroad.

 About Corporate Voice Weber Shandwick:

Weber Shandwick is one of world’s leading global public relations and communications firms. Headquartered in New York, Weber Shandwick provides counselors to 15 of Fortune’s top 20 companies and is recognized for strong corporate reputation and issue management expertise worldwide, with a core of 73 offices in 31 countries and affiliates and partners that expand the network to 126 offices in 81 countries.

Named Global Agency of the Year 2012 by The Holmes Report 2012 and the Digital PR Firm of the Year 2012 by PR News, Weber Shandwick operates in India through its wholly owned arm Corporate Voice| Weber Shandwick (formerly a joint venture between Weber Shandwick & Maa Communications India).

Since its inception in 1992, Corporate Voice | Weber Shandwick has played a leading role in the development of the Public Relations industry in India. We have grown to be one of the largest consultancies in the local market, currently employing over 160 communications professionals from diverse disciplines and serving over 125 leading Indian and multinational corporations on a retainer basis.