Ooredoo Maldives announces its partnership with oDoc – Sri Lanka’s leading telemedicine the platform, that connects patients with doctors for audio/video consultation and care with an aim of providing high-quality health care that is universally accessible and affordable to all. The partnership was established to enable carrier billing service to Ooredoo customers, where they will be able to consult a doctor online and charge it to their phone bill or deduct the fee from their Postpaid or Prepaid package, eliminating the need to provide a credit card/debit card.
“We’re excited over our partnership with oDoc to further enable and enhance the digital experience of online consultations. oDoc is a wonderful platform that connects the people to high-quality health care services that are universally accessible and affordable. Access to digital platforms such as oDoc has become necessary during these unprecedented times. Our customers can now reach out to their doctors in Sri Lanka for follow-ups at their convenience, without having to travel and at an affordable
price.” Ooredoo Maldives MD & CEO, Najib Khan.
oDoc virtual clinic provides access to medical consultation from over 450 Sri Lankan doctors including general practitioners, pediatricians, psychiatrists, dermatologists, gynecologists and many more. Furthermore, in the coming months, oDoc will expand their doctor profiles by onboarding Maldivian doctors onto the platform. All doctors on oDoc are fully qualified, registered and have at least 5 years of post-internship experience. Doctors on oDoc can also issue a prescription, if needed, to the patient’s phone bearing the doctors seal and signature after a thorough video consultation.
Research by the American Medical Association has found that nearly 75% of regular doctor visits can be handled effectively through video/audio consultations. With the advancements in technology, fast-moving, digitally enabled and always-connected lifestyle, Telemedicine has gained acceptance and popularity across the globe. Likewise, over 200,000 Sri Lankans currently trust oDoc for their healthcare needs.
For more information and to download oDoc app, visit: http://ore.do/odoc