Ooredoo Maldives today announced its initiative to donate essential Health Kits to all the Health Centers across the nation. The donation was initiated as part of its efforts to promote Good Health in line with its commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (“Global Goals”). Ooredoo Maldives aims to help Health Centers provide essential and necessary care at all corners of the nation.
The initiative to donate the Health Kits was first revealed at a special meeting attended by Minister of Health, Mr. Ahmed Naseem and Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Ooredoo Maldives Mr Khalid Al-Hamadi and other senior officials to discuss ongoing areas of collaboration. The Health Kits includes essential equipment, Stethescope, Digital Sphygmamanometer, Pulse Oxymeter, Otoscope, Digital Thermometer and a Nebulizer Machine.
COVID-19 has amplified the urgency and importance of maintaining good health and wellness. Hence, Ooredoo Maldives said that the company has planned several activities and initiatives that support and promotes Health and Wellness as its CSR focus for the year 2022. Ooredoo Maldives continues to extend its support to councils, recreational clubs and sponsored several tournaments across the nation to promote and encourage our communities to take on a healthier lifestyle. Every year since 2017, Ooredoo Color Run remains the biggest event where people of all ages participates in 5km fun run that permeates the importance of staying active.
As a community focused company, Ooredoo Maldives has remained a close partner and enabler connecting the people to quality services, enabling access to necessary and important information, especially at times of crisis. Ooredoo Maldives have leveraged on its platforms to spread awareness on measures against outbreaks of preventive diseases such as Dengue, Measles and many more.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, Ooredoo has continued to support the communities with both digital solutions and relief measures. In addition to critical connectivity support, mass awareness on Covid-19 prevention and relief, as well as digital solutions which enable online education, health services and enterprises, together with Ooredoo Group, Ooredoo Maldives donated MVR 2,500,000.00 to the Government of the Maldives to acquire necessary equipment and supplies to combat the pandemic.
In 2018, Ooredoo Maldives also donated three sea ambulances, installed with a state-of-the-art navigation and communication systems, fully equipped with oxygen cylinders along with other items of essential safety equipment to Ministry of Health to support the Government of the Maldives efforts to provide quality healthcare to its citizens.
Ooredoo Maldives reaffirms its commitment to the people and will continue to enrich the lives of the people of Maldives with innovative solutions leveraging on its platforms and resources.