|03 July, 2016

Dubai Industrial Park, Dulsco inaugurate first medical clinic

Medical clinic within the park to address the needs of over 42,000 laborers across three labor villages.

Image used for illustrative purpose. A group of Emiratis walk past the Burj Dubai Tower, the tallest tower in the world.

Image used for illustrative purpose. A group of Emiratis walk past the Burj Dubai Tower, the tallest tower in the world.

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03 July 2016
DUBAI -- Dulsco, a regional leader in human resource solutions and waste management services, has, in association with Dubai Industrial Park, inaugurated the first medical clinic within the park to address the needs of over 42,000 laborers across three labor villages. The clinic is also listed with all major insurance companies in the UAE to extend maximum support and convenience to the significant workforce in the community.

The new health facility provides end to end medical services including outpatient consultation, pre-employment and occupational health checkup, health counseling, radiology and pharmacy services. It includes an independent pharmacy that enables easy access and availability to medication and treatments as well as general medical practitioners that are on call to attend to the patients. In addition, it boasts a well-equipped laboratory to cater to any follow-up diagnostic tests that need to be scheduled.

Saud Abu Alshawareb, Chief Operating Officer, Dubai Industrial Park and S Balakumar, Managing Director of Dulsco officially inaugurated the state-of-the-art facility in the presence of officials from Dubai Industrial Park and other industry officials.

Saud Abu Alshawareb, COO, Dubai Industrial Park, said: "We are delighted to partner with Dulsco to launch this healthcare facility at Dubai Industrial Park. The state-of-the-art facility will offer high quality medical care and serve as an important value addition to our community. The health and safety of our communities and workforce are a core priority for us and this new clinic will ensure the workforce across the industrial park start to take their health more seriously. We are glad to leverage Dulsco's considerable expertise in establishing the clinic that in addition to delivering improved healthcare facilities will entail shorter traveling and waiting times for our residents at the park."

Prakash Parab, Director HR Solutions - Dulsco, said: "Giving back to the community is one of our core values at Dulsco. We highly prioritize our corporate social responsibility mandate and consider health a cornerstone of workplace efficiency. Through this initiative, Dulsco is pleased to guide workers towards a healthy lifestyle through educating them about the importance of regular health check-ups and medical consultations. Dulsco, along with Dubai Industrial Park, aims to highlight the importance of preventive and timely health check-ups among residents especially workers who quite often slip below the radar when we speak of providing healthcare for all."

© The Saudi Gazette 2016

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