Zulekha Hospital today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sharjah Health Authority (SHA) The aim of the MoU is to provide quality medical treatments at discounted rates to the Authority’s beneficiaries. This includes Sharjah Government employees, their dependents and retirees covered under insurance, elderly residents in the Emirate of Sharjah not holding insurance coverage and additionally UAE nationals based in the Emirate of Sharjah.
The MoU was signed by His Excellency Abdulla Ali Al Mahyan, member of Executive Council & Chairman – SHA, Sharjah Healthcare City & University Hospital Sharjah and Dr. Zulekha Daud – Founder and Chairperson, Zulekha Healthcare Group.
His Excellency Abdulla Ali Al Mahyan said: “This collaboration with Zulekha Healthcare Group is to facilitate the improvement of healthcare for the UAE nationals who are based in the Emirate of Sharjah, especially for the elderly. The core purpose of this private-public MoU is to provide the best in class healthcare services for the Emirate which comes in line with the cabinet’s vision to make the UAE one of the best countries in the world by the year 2021.”
The MoU will see patients referred to Zulekha Healthcare Group’s facilities to receive fast-track medical attention and treatment as and when required. The hospital will inform the concerned patients about post treatment follow-up and recommendations followed by a progress report and case summary during and after the treatment period.
Dr. Zulekha Daud commented: “Having grown with the Emirate of Sharjah, it gives us immense pleasure to be able to extend these exclusive services to the employees of SHA and other beneficiaries to have easier access to our world-class healthcare services. At Zulekha Healthcare Group, we are committed to improving the quality and efficiency of the healthcare sector in Sharjah and the UAE.”
Zulekha Hospital recently signed another Memorandum MoU with Sharjah Social Service Department to improve the ease at which elderly people are admitted to the hospital. Zulekha Hospital was the first private hospital to sign this MoU.