Bupa renews partnership with Almabani

Youssef Nehme Tohmé, left, and Eng. Ali Sheneamer.
Updated 18 January 2017
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Bupa renews partnership with Almabani

Bupa Arabia for cooperative insurance, a healthcare provider in the Kingdom, has renewed its strategic partnership with Almabani General Contractors. Bupa has provided healthcare services to over 14,000 Almabani employees and their families in the last 17 years.
Ali Sheneamer, chief commercial officer at Bupa Arabia, said: “We are extremely pleased by our partnership with Almabani General Contractors. Our successful partnership demonstrates the great confidence that Bupa Arabia has gained from several companies in the public and private sectors in the Kingdom due to its permanent care in raising the level of healthcare services and full commitment in fulfilling its promises of being the best health-care partner.”
Echoing similar sentiments, Youssef Nehme Tohmé, vice chairman of Almabani, said: “We are grateful to Bupa Arabia for its efforts in professionally providing premium health-care services to our employees’ highest levels of comfort and satisfaction.”
Almabani, a player in the field of contracting and construction, has implemented several huge and prominent national projects including airports, roads, towers, and markets in Saudi Arabia. Its current participation is in the Riyadh Metro project.


Ascott Jeddah supports World Kidney Day

Staff members from Ascott Tahlia Jeddah, Ascott Sari Jeddah, Citadines Al-Salamah Jeddah and Spectrums Residence Jeddah visited the Hisham Attar Center for dialysis, to spend time with 70 patients.
Updated 18 March 2019
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Ascott Jeddah supports World Kidney Day

In light of National Kidney Month observed in March, The Ascott Limited joined forces with Albir Society Jeddah to observe World Kidney Day, on Thursday.

Staff members from Ascott Tahlia Jeddah, Ascott Sari Jeddah, Citadines Al-Salamah Jeddah and Spectrums Residence Jeddah visited the Hisham Attar Center for dialysis, to spend time with 70 patients, who were presented a flower and a gift from the properties.

Further supporting the cause, a dedicated Albir Society stand has been set up in the lobby of the four properties from March 13th to 20th, enabling a financial contribution from both staff and guests, as Ascott aims to raise support for the organization.

Vincent Miccolis, Ascott’s regional general manager for Middle East, Africa and Turkey, said: “We’re proud to support this important cause across Ascott Jeddah and enable both staff and guests to get involved. All Ascott Jeddah staff wore a green ribbon on their uniforms for the month of March, further driving awareness and showing their commitment to the cause. CSR initiatives form a core component of Ascott’s operations, and we’re pleased to be able to support the Albir Society Jeddah.”

World Kidney Day is annually observed on second Thursday in March. This year, it fell on March 14. The day is marked to raise awareness about kidney health and its relation to our overall health. This year, the theme of World Kidney Day was “Kidney Health For Everyone Everywhere.”

According to National Health Portal, chronic kidney disease is the sixth fastest growing cause of death. Around 850 million people worldwide are now estimated to have kidney diseases due to various causes. Around 1.7 million people are estimated to die annually due to acute kidney injury globally.

The Ascott Limited is a Singapore company that has grown to be one of the leading international lodging owner-operators. It has more than 58,000 operating units in key cities of the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, as well as over 42,000 units, which are under development, making a total of more than 100,000 units in over 660 properties.

The company’s serviced residence and hotel brands include Ascott, Citadines, Somerset, Quest, The Crest Collection, lyf, HARRIS, FOX HARRIS, YELLO, POP!, Préférence and HARRIS Vertu.