State-of-the-art Nahdicare Clinics opens in Jeddah

Senior management officials of the Nahdi Medical Company attend the opening ceremony of the new Nahdicare Clinics in Jeddah.
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Updated 18 October 2020

State-of-the-art Nahdicare Clinics opens in Jeddah

Nahdi Medical Company (NMC), an award-winning health care provider and Saudi Arabia’s largest pharmacy retail chain, has announced the opening of its second medical center in Jeddah.

Located on Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul Aziz Street in the lively Tahlia neighborhood, Nahdicare Clinics provides holistic and personalized in-patient and out-patient medical services to the local community.

Visitors can access specialist care across 13 medical departments, including cardiology, pediatrics, gynecology, ENT, internal medicine, radiology, ophthalmology, dermatology, dental, family medicine, orthopedic, nutrition and emergency response.

The opening is a significant milestone for the company, as it continues to expand its health care offerings, providing comprehensive medical services in the Kingdom.

“NMC has a proven record of providing superior patient-centered, holistic care through its 145 locations in the country over 35 years. Its new venture, the Nahdicare Clinics, aims to help improve the lives of the Saudi nationals by providing instant access to specialists, personalized care to local communities, thus supporting the National Healthcare Transformation Program,” the company said in a statement.

NMC CEO Yasser Joharji, said: “The launch of the Jeddah Nahdicare Clinics reflects our deep commitment to offering outstanding, transformative personalized care accessible to everyone in the community. It also reflects our contribution to improving the quality of life of our citizens and providing value-based medical care in the Kingdom, in line with Vision 2030.”

As an introductory offer, the clinic is providing heart health packages for SR90 ($24), to help raise awareness about the importance of maintaining a healthy heart while urging citizens to reduce their risk factors of developing cardiovascular diseases. Also, patients can schedule a mammogram with a 50 percent discount until Oct. 28, while loyal Nahdi customers can avail this check-up complimentary.

Al-Nahdi Medical Company was established in 1986 as a sole proprietor of two stores in Jeddah and in 2004, it became a limited liability company. Today, it manages and operates 1,149 stores in 145 cities across the Kingdom, one pharmacy in Dubai, UAE and two health care clinics in Jeddah. In the first half of 2019, NMC launched its first Nahdicare Clinics in Jeddah’s Al-Marwa district.

Over the past 35 years, NMC has received numerous awards and has been celebrated for its positive work culture and commitment to local communities. Highlights include being recognized in the inaugural “2020 Middle East Best Workplaces” list by Great Places to Work and winning the “Best Community Development Award” at the Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards in 2018.

LuLu hosts ‘Fishtival,’ a feast of fish & seafood

Updated 24 November 2020

LuLu hosts ‘Fishtival,’ a feast of fish & seafood

Regional retailer LuLu last week hosted its annual fish and seafood festival, titled “Fishtival,” showcasing a range of offers on fresh fish and exotic seafood delights from different parts of the world. The festival was virtually inaugurated by Dr. Ali Al-Shaikhi, CEO of the National Fisheries Development Program (NFDP), and Mosleh Al-Zobaidi, vice president of NFDP, in the presence of Shehim Mohammed, director of LuLu Hypermarkets Saudi Arabia, together with government authorities and other LuLu officials.

“We have always taken pride in offering fresh and high-quality seafood,” said Mohammed. “‘Fishtival’ is a proof of LuLu’s commitment to bringing the widest range of fish and shellfish to our multi-ethic customer base. We proudly support our local produce, as we are one of the biggest promoters of Samaq-certified products, which highlight fresh and cooked seafood that are promoted by the national aquaculture product certification and labeling program of the Saudi Aquaculture Society under the guidance of the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture,” he added.

LuLu showcased more than 100 varieties of fish and seafood in fresh, frozen and dried categories, from Norwegian salmon to hamour, Nile perch, lobster, clams, prawns, sea bream, tilapia, red snapper, sea bass, parrot fish, and much more.

Apart from the seafood offerings in the wet section, LuLu sold fish dishes at the bakery and hot food stations. Fish sarciado, Amritsari fish, grilled prawns, fish tikka, charcoal grilled fish, fish bun, prawn pizza, tuna puff, fish biryani, sweet and sour fish, and fish masala fry were the main attractions at these counters.

The offers were available until Nov. 21 across all LuLu stores in the Kingdom.  

With 196 stores operating worldwide, LuLu aims to provide and sustain the supply of global products at the best rates.