KARACHI: Foodpanda signed an MOU with Sehat Kahani — one of the fastest-growing health tech companies in Pakistan, to provide telemedicine services to all Foodpanda employees.
Foodpanda is Pakistan’s leading online food delivery platform. Foodpanda offers a convenient way to order food online from the wide range of restaurants present on its mobile app and website whereas, Sehat Kahani focuses on connecting patients to female doctors using a network of E- clinics for the underserved and mobile application for corporate consumers and masses. Sehat Kahani has a network of 1500 female doctors and has provided consultations to over 200,000 patients till date via its integrated, unique and agile model of “care for all using technology”.
During the pandemic, it is essential for everyone to remain safe and pay the utmost attention to their wellbeing. With this collaboration between Foodpanda and Sehat Kahani, employees are now able to avail a host of services from the latter’s portfolio, with a 60 second response rate to queries and 24/7 accessibility to qualified doctors.
Dr Sara Saeed Khurram, CEO and CoFounder of Sehat Kahani, is overwhelmed with this collaboration. she said, “In the ongoing COVID-19 situation, where visiting doctors is a challenge, medical and healthcare services are essential and cannot be avoided. This partnership aims to provide an alternative to their home, keeping social distancing in mind and 24/7 availability of certified doctors.”
COO and CoFounder Dr Iffat Zafar highlighted the importance of telemedicine in such pressing times and how this partnership can help in providing healthcare access to a greater number of people from the comfort of their homes.
The Foodpanda team is also very delighted with this partnership as they express “Safety and well being of our team and our customers is our utmost priority. Given the current situation, where mobility is restricted and access to medical and healthcare services is challenging, our partnership with Sehat Kahani will allow us to provide remote medical consultancy services to our delivery heroes and employees, 24/7 by certified doctors.”
Digital health solutions are proving to be the future of healthcare in this recent pandemic where many are being helped using telemedicine solutions. This partnership will enable access to qualified doctors without having to step out and ensure safety of all.