Ooredoo Tunisia launches Mobile Health Clinic in Cooperation with the Tunisian Red Crescent

06 June 2017 . Tunisia

As part of its social responsibility strategy, Ooredoo Tunisia launched its Mobile Health Clinic in Zaghouan, in cooperation with the Tunisian Red Crescent.

The Mobile Health Clinic, which was inaugurated in honor of late Dr. Tahir Al-Sheniti, former General Secretary of the Tunisian Red Crescent, aims to provide access to quality health services for people in remote rural areas or areas without basic services.

Services provided by the clinic include intensifying and supporting efforts to detect chronic diseases, food disorders, and providing advice and awareness on health issues and ways of prevention.

Youssef El Masri, Chief Executive Officer, Ooredoo Tunisia said: "Ooredoo Tunisia attaches great importance to its social responsibility and to serving its customers in every Tunisian neighborhood, no matter how distant or remote.”

"We have launched a mobile clinic that will travel all over the country and we are pleased to be launching this project in cooperation with the Tunisian Red Crescent.”, he added.

Dr. Abdellatif Shabou, General Secretary, Tunisian Red Crescent said: "We are delighted to have partnered with Ooredoo on this great initiative and are ready to provide all the assistance and support needed to local communities across the country through the mobile health clinic.”

Ooredoo and the Tunisian Red Crescent will provide health services to communities lacking healthcare institutions, with a focus on women and children.

The Tunisian Red Crescent will develop a detailed programme scheduling the Mobile Health Clinic’s field visits. This programme will prioritise visits per communities’ needs and urgent situations.