A small clinic registered under the name of Mediclinic opened its doors in Male’ in 1987 with a great aspiration to succeed, and to be the best in the business. This marked the beginning of the ADK Group of Companies. Although the clinic was small, the commitment of the Group’s founders Mr. Ahmed Nashid and Late Mr. Hassan Ibrahim, and the dedication of the clinic’s first doctor, Dr. R.J.C Pandian, made it one of the most sought after health care services in Male’. During the five years that followed, the services of the clinic was expanded and improved to meet the demand of the clinics’ clients. In 1992 the service was named ADK Medical Center.
In 1996 the Group realized its most-important single development; the opening of ADK Hospital in Male’, the first private hospital in the Maldives which brought about a monumental change to the future direction of the Group. The ADK Hospital revolutionized healthcare and medical services in the country by setting standards in the sector, and by complementing
the public health service and government hospital.
ADK Company Pvt. Ltd., the first of the Group’s companies was registered in March 1988. However ADK Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., the flagship company of the Group was registered in November 1998. ADK Pharmacy No.1, the first of the ADK pharmacies that now form an important part of the Group’s business was opened in March 1990. ADK Travels Pvt Ltd. and ADK Trade and Shipping Pvt. Ltd. are the newest additions to the Group.
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