Al Jalila Children's Hospital, the only hospital specializing in pediatrics in the United Arab Emirates, has announced that free treatment is provided to all children of UAE citizens who do not have insurance coverage, and to exempt citizens with health insurance from the treatment expenses for all accredited insurance companies This was during the Covid-19 pandemic crisis currently prevailing in the country.
Dr. Abdullah Al Khayyat, Executive Director of Al Jalila Children said, “This step comes in the framework of the hospital’s efforts in coordination with the Corona Virus Control and Control Center in Dubai, and our partners from all health institutions, insurance companies, and related hospitals, so that everyone’s efforts are combined to reduce the burden on UAE citizens with sick children, especially in light of the challenges posed by the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic. Our role as the only children's hospital in the country is to provide the finest and best health care for children in Emirati society, and to help the people of the country’s children in obtaining this care easily and conveniently. ”
Dr. Al-Khayyat emphasized that the Al Jalila Hospital team is fully prepared to assist Emirati patients and their families to benefit from this initiative. , Or those that require their hospitalization periodically, such as dialysis cases, so that they can continue treatment in a comfortable, safe and risk-free environment.
Dr. Al-Khayyat stressed that the hospital applies best practices and preventive measures aimed at protecting patients and their families and medical and administrative staff working in the hospital from Covid-19 virus, such as ensuring that social spaces are left throughout the hospital, especially in waiting areas, and allowing only one of the parents to enter with The sick child, taking care to wear a face mask for all visitors, and measuring the temperature of visitors upon entering the hospital, in addition to the success of the electronic telemedicine service in dealing with 70% of patients without the need to visit the hospital, which enhances the level of safety and security in The hospital for all young patients and their families.
Al Jalila Children's Hospital, the first and only hospital for children in the UAE, is concerned with children and adolescents up to the age of eighteen. The hospital, which was opened on the first of November 2016, is a highly developed hospital that includes an integrated group of highly qualified and qualified healthcare experts, and the hospital uses smart technology to raise the level of health care and care for young patients and their families. The hospital also aims to promote clinical innovations, distinguished education and development programs, and interest in research facilities with the latest equipment. The hospital has 200 beds in a comfortable atmosphere for both the child and his family.