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.
United Arab Emirates - November 30, 2020: 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.