More than 12,000 individuals participated in the free medical check-up that was organised by Qatar’s leading Health & Life Insurer QLM in celebration of The World Health Day. Initiated by QLM, for the second year in a row, both nationals and residents alike benefitted from the free medical checkup services that were made available at various medical centres, clinics and hospitals across Qatar, namely, Al Tai (Al Kinana Street, Al Nasr), Al Abeer Medical Centre (Mesaimeer Road & Al Karrasat Street), Elite Medical Centre (Al Jazeera Al Arabiya Street), Al Safa Polyclinic (Al Kinana Street, Al Nasr), Naseem Al Rabeeh (C Ring Road & Rayyan branch), Al Rabeeh Medical Centre (Al Aziziyah), Planet Medical Centre (Al Waab Street), Aster Plus (Muntazah), Aster Plus Medcare Polyclinic (Al Salam Street, Hilal), Aster Plus Welcare Polyclinic (Al Jassasiya Street, Al Rayyan), Aster Medical Center (Al Ghanim, Industrial Area, Al Khor) and Aster Hospital (D Ring Road).
Participants who visited Al Tai Medical Centre chose specialties viz. Orthopedic Consultation, Internal Medicine Consultation, Dermatology Consultation, Pediatric Consultation, Ophthalmology Consultation, CBC, Urine Analysis, Glucose Random, Lipid Profile, Urea, Creatinine, Uric Acid, AST, ALT, and X-Ray.
The free medical tests available at Al Abeer included GP Consultation, Dental Consultation, Blood Pressure, Glucose – Random, Cholesterol -Total, Creatinine – Serum (Kidney Function), ALT (Liver Function), and Body Mass Index (Assess Body Fat).
Those who visited Elite Medical Centre availed free GP Consultation, Dental Consultation, Dermatology Consultation, Blood Sugar, Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, and Body Mass Index (BMI).
Free medical tests that were available at Al Safa Polyclinic included GP Consultation, Vital Signs, Random Blood Sugar, Pulmonary Function Test (Spirometry), Eye Checkup, Dental Consultation, Cardiology Consultation & Echocardiogram (examination dependent), Obstetrician & Gynecology Consultation and Ultrasonography.
Naseem Al Rabeeh Medical Centre at C Ring Road offered free GP Consultation, Cardiology Consultation, Neurologists consultation voucher, Cholesterol checkup, Random Blood Sugar, Body Mass Index, and 25% discount on follow-up services. Whilst Naseem Al Rabeeh Medical Centre at Rayyan provided free GP Consultation, Neurologists Consultation, Dental Consultation & X-Ray, Dermatology Consultation, Gynecology Consultation, ENT Consultation, Orthopedic Consultation, Cholesterol checkup, Random Blood Sugar, Body Mass Index, Free Medicine, and 25% discount on follow-up services. Al Rabeeh Dental Center at Aziziyah Branch offered free Dental examination and X-Ray.
Planet Medical Centre provided free Internal Medicine Consultation, Dental Consultation, and Ophthalmology Consultation, tests for Glucose Random, Calcium, Creatinine, Urine Analysis, and Cholesterol
Aster Medical Centres and Aster Hospital offered free Physical Examination, CBC (14 tests), Triglyceride, HDL Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, VLDL Cholesterol, Cholesterol Total, Uric Acid (Kidney), SGPT (Liver), Blood Sugar.
Speaking at the event, Mr. Ahmad Mohammed Zebeib, Senior Manager at QLM stated, “We are deeply humbled by the overwhelming response we have received by organizing this free medical checkup. Many have expressed deep appreciation for this initiative as they learnt about their health conditions such as Blood Sugar level, Blood Pressure etc. which otherwise would have been undiagnosed.”
Mr. Narayan Rao, Chief Operating Officer at QLM stated, “We hope that through their participation at this event individuals will increase their awareness about their health condition and will take necessary steps prescribed by doctors to prevent the onset of lifestyle diseases such as high Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar, Lipid Profiles which are rampant in today’s population. I firmly believe that by maintaining a healthy and an active lifestyle, we will be successful in building robust and healthier communities in Qatar.”
Mr. Habeeb Abdul Khader, Senior Underwriting Manager- Medical commented, “The free medical checkup organized for all nationals and residents of Qatar showcases QLM’s efforts as a responsible corporate citizen. We want to ensure that all people of Qatar have access to crucial tests which can help them to access the condition of their health, regardless of whether they have access to insurance or not. It is a very noble initiative and we are delighted that it has been received so well by the participants.”
Rated ‘A/Stable’ by Standard & Poor’s, QLM differentiates itself from its peers by delivering bespoke and innovative medical insurance solutions with unmatched customer service. QLM has established itself as a pioneer in the medical insurance sector in Qatar, with its highly experienced in-house team of experts coupled with innovative technologies and a wide network of medical service providers, QLM is well positioned to deliver the world class healthcare services to its multicultural client base.