du reaffirms employee-first approach with new Fakeeh University Hospital partnership to drive health and digital well-being agenda
- du employees can now avail world-class healthcare services and solutions through Fakeeh University Hospital
- Fakeeh University Hospital is a pioneering healthcare provider from Saudi Arabia, bringing its renowned medical excellence offering to the UAE
du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has finalised a new partnership agreement with Fakeeh University Hospital, a world-class healthcare and academic center in the UAE, that will see the latter become the exclusive healthcare provider for all du employees and members.
The partnership reaffirms the leading UAE telco provider’s enduring commitment to ensure the health, safety, and happiness of its people. Together with Fakeeh, they will implement and uphold internal sustainability initiatives that support employee well-being as a top organizational priority.
The new partnership between the two parties was made official with a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which was signed by Dr. Mansoor Anwar Habib, Senior Director of Sustainability and Well-Being at du, and Dr. Fatih Mehmet Gül, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Fakeeh University Hospital.
During the signing, Dr. Fatih Mehmet Gül, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Fakeeh University Hospital, said: “This is an exciting moment for us as we further establish ourselves as a leading center of medical excellence and patient-centric care in the country. In becoming the exclusive healthcare provider for all du employees and members, we extend our 43-year legacy with the aim of continuously building strong and lasting relationships within the communities we serve. We have embraced innovation, which combined with our expertise has allowed us to ensure that medical excellence is at the heart of everything we do. Our team of doctors are driven by their passion to deliver positive patient outcomes, and through our integrated healthcare model using smart technologies, we reaffirm our commitment to making a positive contribution to the development of the healthcare sector in the UAE.
Effective immediately, du personnel and teams can avail world-class healthcare services and benefits. These include customized health and wellness packages, priority medical treatment at Fakeeh University Hospital premises, 24/7 tele-consultation services and urgent care, seasonal and preventive vaccinations, COVID-19 vaccinations, PCR services, and home-based healthcare services. Furthermore, other benefits available in line with the new MoU include health awareness sessions, remote patient monitoring for chronic diseases, and cash discounts with select medical cards.