Qatar Post cuts door-to-door delivery costs for HMC and PHCC drugs
Doha: Door-to-door delivery charges for medicines, medical reports, medical consumables and dietary products have been reduced from QR 30 to QR 20.
Qatar Post, in partnership with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) and the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH), announced it.
The service was launched in April 2020 in response to the pandemic but has continued due to positive patient feedback and so far more than 400,000 medicine deliveries have been made to HMC patients and nearly 200,000 medicine deliveries. medication to PHCC patients using the service. The reduced rate will be in effect until the end of the year.
Dr Moza Al Hail, executive director of HMC’s pharmacy department, said reducing the fee to QR20 would make the service more accessible to patients.
“This is a very convenient service that allows patients to receive their prescribed medications in a safe and convenient way,” said Dr. Al Hail. “This partnership has brought real and lasting benefits to our patients. We would like to thank Qatar Post for their continued support and encourage our patients to use this excellent service.
Dr. Manal AlZaidan, Director of Pharmacy Department at PHCC, said, “We appreciate the support provided by Q post and accept the community’s request to reduce the cost of door-to-door delivery of medicines. this will definitely make the service more accessible to our community, especially during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. This will also help reduce the number of patients visiting PHCC health center pharmacies and further prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection.
Faleh Al Naemi, President and CEO of Qatar Post, said, “We are delighted to consolidate our partnership with the Ministry of Public Health, HMC and PHCC in a joint effort to continue bringing convenience to patients during the coming summer months and as we approach the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 when road traffic will naturally increase.
To access the HMC home medicine delivery service, patients should call 16000 between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. daily from Sunday to Thursday.
To access the PHCC’s home medicine delivery service, patients can call the home medicine delivery service number assigned to their health center or 16000 for more information. To access the PHCC home medicine delivery service, patients can also message the WhatsApp number assigned to their health center.
HMC and PHCC patients must have a valid health card, a card to pay for medication and delivery charges, and know their home and street address.
Qatar Post is the delivery agents who handle this service. All Qatar Post drivers adhere to the highest hygiene standards and have been specially trained to handle medicines, including those that require refrigeration and special handling.