Dubai United Arab Emirates, 09 April 2020: Amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, Al Zahra Hospital Dubai has launched TeleMedicine services to support residents in need of healthcare who do not wish to visit hospitals or clinics. In addition, the hospital set-up a dedicated hotline - to respond to queries and address concerns related to Coronavirus.
As global efforts are being taken to fight the outbreak of COVID-19, the TeleMedicine services were launched to support nationals & residents who seek healthcare services but avoid visiting a healthcare provider.
“People are concerned about their health and that of their families & loved ones. We aim to provide support to those who seek remote healthcare and want to ensure that the UAE citizens and residents have the right means to address their healthcare needs.” – Dr. Mohaymen Abdelghani, Chief Executive Officer, Al Zahra Hospital Dubai.
As a response to the public's abundant requests to speak to medical professionals, cross checking medical information and sourcing answers to their queries, Al Zahra Hospital Dubai launched a COVID 19 hotline – (04) 378 6868. People can call in from 9 am to 9 pm Saturday to Thursday and speak to a medical professional at no cost, regarding their COVID 19 questions or concerns.