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13 new drive-through test centres opened

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Centres will open across the UAE, and employ 630 medical professionals from doctors to nurses and management.

Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (Seha), the UAE’s largest healthcare network, announces the opening of 13 additional drive-through COVID-19 testing facilities, following the first opening in Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi.This follows the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces for protecting the health, safety and well-being of the UAE community, and curbing the spread of the novel Coronavirus.

Rashid Al Qubaisi, Group Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Seha commented on the opening of the new centres saying, “In collaboration with our strategic partners across the UAE, Seha has equipped alldrive-through centres with themost advanced testing systems, techniques and globally-accredited health care teams.The success of the project could not have been possible without the support of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces, whose directives prioritize the health and safety of the entire UAE community. His Highness is closely overseeing the roll-out of the centresto ensure that UAE citizens and residents have access to testing facilities.”

Al Qubaisi added, “As a cornerstone of the health care sector in the UAE, Seha is building on its legacy of delivering on its mandate of providing the best health care to the UAE community and having the most comprehensive health care network,through theexpansion of the drive-through testing centres. Seha combines diverse, world-class talent with the latest in medical diagnostics, which positions it as a catalyst for transforming the delivery of health care in the UAE.”

“All centres are equipped with the latest in testing systems and medical devices. There are 630 of the most experienced and qualified medical professionals from SEHA’s network, staffing the centres. Together these factors have enabled Seha to respond dynamically to the evolving situation of the outbreak, and efficiently containing it through regular testing, identifying affected individuals and subsequently providing the proper treatment needed to curb the spread of the the virus. Members of the community seeking to get tested at the the drive-through centres will be able to complete the test within five minutes. Thanks to all these factors, we have been able to test 7,000 people since the opening of the Zayed Sports City centre.” said, Al Quabaisi.

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