|Corporate Member Spotlight|
New Medical Centre (NMC) was started in 1975 as a pioneer in the private healthcare sector in the UAE, soon after the creation of the UAE as a nation. NMC was founded by Dr. B. R. Shetty, who, while working as a pharmacist in the UAE, spotted the opportunity to pioneer private healthcare in the country. Over the last four decades, Dr. Shetty’s healthcare operations today span 8 countries, treat over 6 million patients annually and include hospitals, pharma and medical equipment distribution, retail pharmacies and pharmaceutical distribution. The flagship, NMC Health plc was the first healthcare company from the GCC to list on LSE and is a part of the FTSE 250 Index with a market capitalization in excess of 4.5 billion USD.