GD Assist ties up with UAE-based Eurohealth Systems

Dhaka,  Thu,  24 August 2017
Published : 08 Aug 2017, 22:02:24

GD Assist ties up with UAE-based Eurohealth Systems

FE Report

GD Assist Limited, a subsidiary of Green Delta Insurance Company (GDIC), will provide management consultancy to the country's healthcare service providing companies in partnership with UAE-based Eurohealth Systems.

The joint venture is expected to help enhance the quality of services at the country's heathcare facilities at an affordable cost.

The announcement came at a meet the press declaring partnership between the two companies, held at the GDIC headquarters in the city on Tuesday.

Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Green Delta Farzana Chowdhury and Director of Eurohealth Systems Hanie Abdul Sathar signed and exchanged the agreement on behalf of their respective sides at the function.

Advisor of Green Delta Insurance Nasir A Choudhury and Managing Director of GD Assist Syed Moinuddin Ahmed attended the meeting among others.

The meeting was said that Eurohealth Systems (EHS) provides consultancy services to the organisations willing to establish or improve health care facilities including hospital and diagnostic centre. Its service include healthcare consultancy, outsourcing, management services and integrated IT solutions to the clients.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based consulting firm has already been operating in several Middle Eastern and Asian countries.

Addressing the reporters, Farzana Chowdhury said the GDIC always attempts to provide the best quality of services to the country's people brining new products, services using latest technology.

Mentioning that the insurance and health are actually integral for an individual's well being, she said: "When we attempted to launch health insurance products, we found the sector lacks number of quality hospitals."

The new joint initiative will help client hospitals maximise the quality of services using the minimum resource, she said adding that the government is also paying more attention to ensure the peoples' right to healthcare services.

She also said the number of health insurance beneficiary in the country is yet very limited.

People are not even aware of the benefits of health insurance, she said.

"The overall penetration rate of insurance among the country's people is far below than expected level mainly due to lack of trust," she added.

She said the demand for quality health care service will increase in future in line with the country's economic growth.

Even foreigners to visit Bangladesh for availing health care services, once the global standard is ensured, she added.

In reply to a question, the executives of both the companies said the healthcare providers will be able to make their service affordable exploiting the EHS's experiences in other countries.
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