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Dubai Taxi opens clinic for better healthcare of cabdrivers

Dubai Corporation Taxi: 18/04/2018

The Dubai Taxi Corporation (DTC) atthe Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has launched,at its headquarters in Muhaisna, a medical clinic in cooperation with Life Line Co., rendering it the first government clinic dedicated to drivers in the Emirate. The facility offers medical advice and preventive medical caretocab drivers at par with the highest healthcare standards.

“This newly opened clinicis part of DTC’s strategy to broaden the scope of its services on offer to cabdrivers and meet their needs. It also adds to the series of achievements made by the DTC towards enhancing thehappiness and job satisfaction of its employees including drivers,”said Dr Yousef Mohammed Al Ali, CEO of Dubai Taxi Corporation.

“Theclinicis fittedwith all necessary resources to serve the medical and healthcare needs of all drivers including x-ray machines anda diagnostic laboratory. It has a team of medical professionalsspecialised in general medicine (GPs) as well as specialists in orthopaedics, ophthalmology, pulmonary & cardiac diseases, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and venereal diseases. It has a dedicated ward forcritical conditionsfor lifting them in a fully equipped ambulance to the nearest hospital,” explainedAl Ali.

“The Clinichas a hotline with the Dubai Health Authority to keep up-to-date with the developments of precautionary health measures. The Clinic opens daily from Saturday to Thursday, from 7 am to 11 pm, and on Fridays from 8 am to 8 pm.A plan is in place to open an affiliatedpharmacy so that cabbies can easilyobtain their prescribedmedicines,” concluded the CEO of Dubai Taxi Corporation.