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

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

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.

Bab Rizq Jameel taps digital to boost Saudi employment

Bab Rizq Jameel taps digital to boost Saudi employment
Updated 17 January 2021

Bab Rizq Jameel taps digital to boost Saudi employment

Bab Rizq Jameel taps digital to boost Saudi employment

A number of initiatives have been launched by philanthropic organizations in the Kingdom to mitigate the widespread economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis, primarily by supporting affected Saudis find suitable jobs.

One such initiative launched last year during the lockdown by Bab Rizq Jameel, part of Community Jameel, is Fazaa Tech. Serving all segments of society, Fazaa Tech linked job seekers with people requesting services during the lockdown.

Another program, the Modern Age Occupations Initiative, devised a unique methodology for developing manpower by advancing their digital skills and capabilities so that their skills match modern job requirements.

Kalam Jameel is another program, which aims to provide rich and inspiring audio content about entrepreneurship and business growth.

A Bab Rizq Jameel initiative, Tawteen helps institutions nationalize jobs and implement the ministerial resolution of the provision of 1,370 job opportunities for qualified Saudi cadres.

Tahseen creates seasonal and interim job opportunities to help individuals earn an additional income. Last year, Tahseen provided a record 24,406 seasonal jobs for both men and women.

Tayseer, which aims to enable young people to gain experience in various fields, offered 2,644 job opportunities.

Rola Basamad, senior general manager of Bab Rizq Jameel Recruitment, said: “We have worked to be part of the National Transformation Program with regards to supporting the competitiveness of institutions and companies through work organization. At Bab Rizq Jameel, we are committed to being among the pioneers who support economic and technical expansion. The U100 application serves the labor market in a flexible manner by providing the easiest and most reliable link between business owners and Saudi job seekers.”

Since its inception in 2003, Bab Rizq Jameel Recruitment has provided more than 360,256 job opportunities for Saudi men and women across 110 Saudi cities.