Mediclinic, an international private healthcare services group, has been appointed as an official medical services partner to the Sunshine Tour to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all Tour professionals, staff and spectators during the season.
“We are very proud to welcome Mediclinic as our partner. Mediclinic is a diversified international private healthcare services group that was founded in South Africa. At the Sunshine Tour we believe that GreatnessBeginsHere, and the global success of Mediclinic from its South African roots is testament to its own greatness in its field,” said Thomas Abt, Commissioner of the Sunshine Tour.
The partnership, which is effective until October 2023, will see Mediclinic provide medical services such as on and off-site medical doctors and emergency medical services to all Sunshine Tour events and Challenge Tour and DP World Tour co-sanctioned events played in South Africa.
Mediclinic provides a wide range of clinical services across its divisions, with recent expansion across care platforms including outpatient consultation services and pre-hospital emergency services, acute care inpatient services, and highly specialised on-site services. In addition, the team is widely recognised for their extensive experience in supporting world class sports events, and for this reason are an obvious selection for this role.
“The health and wellbeing of our players and fans is of paramount importance to the pleasurable experience at Sunshine Tour events and we’re delighted to have such a professional partner as Mediclinic ensure that it remains this way,” said Thomas Abt, Commissioner of the Sunshine Tour
Mediclinic’s Chief Marketing Officer, Dr Biren Valodia, added that the event partnership with a premium brand such as the Sunshine Tour fits within Mediclinic’s continuum of care journey with sports medicine forming a part of their on-site expertise. “We are extremely proud to be considered the Sunshine Tour’s preferred sports medicine partner. This partnership is testament to the expertise we have built over the years,” said Valodia.