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Jun. 19, 18 | 2:25 pm

A new phone app in the UAE lets anyone seek professional medical help right at the comfort of their homes.

The new app called “Health at Hand” will let any patient who needs medical attention to have a doctor consultation via video chat.

This will save patients from long drives to the clinic, never-ending queues and hours of waiting because, with the help of this app, all they need to do is get their phones.

“Health at Hand is proud to be one of the very few providers in the UAE with a Dubai Health Authority licence for telemedicine services.

“Health at Hand’s vision is to bring the highest standard of healthcare to everyone, wherever and whenever it is needed the most.

“Convenient and trusted, we aim to remove difficulties commonly experienced when visiting the doctor. This is the future of healthcare,” Health at Hand’s website states.

Health at Hand will allow patients who suffer from common minor non-emergency conditions to have a video consultation with highly qualified UAE-based doctors. They will be able to “examine symptoms, provide diagnoses, make treatment recommendations and advise on required medications” for common illnesses such flu, allergies, indigestion, skin rash, among others.

To experience their services, Health at Hand will cost around Dh250 per year (approx. P3,600).

More information on how to use it can found on the app’s website.

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