The Fatima Bint Mubarak volunteer program launched the Mobile Women’s and Children’s Health Clinic for Telemedicine, as the first mobile clinic concerned with women’s and children’s health in an initiative of the first of its kind in the region, under the guidance of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, President of the General Women’s Union and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood For the Family Development Foundation to provide appropriate medical and therapeutic care by volunteer specialists in addition to educating patients and introducing them to the diseases that affect women and children and their risks and how to treat and prevent, especially infectious diseases such as coronavirus.
The initiative seeks to consolidate the culture of specialized volunteering and humanitarian giving among medical cadres, through attracting, training, qualifying and empowering talents in the areas of healthy volunteering to reduce the spread of diseases through an innovative initiative that combines mobile community medicine and telemedicine technology.
The specialist clinic for women and children includes units for clinical examination of women and children, a laboratory diagnostic unit for sugar and fat, kidney and liver diseases, a cardiac ultrasound examination unit and a heart effort examination and an education and awareness unit providing remote specialized services, especially for women and children with coronavirus disease or suspects who are in contact in places of isolation And reservation, especially those with chronic diseases through telemedicine technology, and under the supervision of a group of senior volunteer doctors in the Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak volunteer program.
The mobile clinic for telemedicine comes as a complement to the previous initiatives adopted by Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, President of the General Women’s Union and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, the Supreme Chairperson of the Family Development Foundation, which actively contributed in enabling doctors and medical cadres in the UAE to serve communities locally and internationally and provide them with practical and scientific skills In the field of voluntary medical response, and management of clinics, field, mobile and virtual hospitals all over the world.
Noura Khalifa Al Suwaidi, Director of the General Women’s Union said: “The Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Volunteering Program” succeeded in presenting an innovative and distinguished global model for specialized health volunteering by attracting the best medical competencies from our first line of defense and qualifying and enabling them to serve communities locally and internationally on the initiative of Her Highness Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, Chairwoman of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation «Mother of the Emirates», and based on the directives of the wise leadership to support and empower young people in all opportunities for science and work, until they succeeded and reached the highest scientific and practical ranks and actively participated in local efforts And international humanitarianism to alleviate the suffering of patients and limit the spread of diseases regardless of color, gender, race or religion.
She emphasized that the care of women and children is receiving great attention from Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, President of the General Women’s Union, Supreme Chair of the Family Development Foundation and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, which led to the development of the level of health services provided to women and children that have become comparable to the level of similar health services in the best centers in the world.
She said that the programs of the mobile clinic for telemedicine include educational, awareness and preventive activities in several governmental and private institutions, clubs, shopping centers and youth centers such as medical examinations for the health and functions of the heart and lungs.
She pointed out that the health volunteer team will provide free awareness services to thousands of women and children through the mobile clinic for telemedicine equipped with the latest medical devices for health awareness and early diagnosis.
Dr. Noura Al Ali, Director of the Telemedicine Women and Child Clinic for Telemedicine from the Emirati voluntary youth leaderships said: The mobile clinic will provide an integrated medical examination for women and children, which includes a comprehensive preventive examination and examination of vital signs, a cardiac and lung examination in addition to complete health awareness programs that include how to care for health And periodic follow-up and ways to prevent corona virus, according to the approved health standards.
Dr. Noura Al Ali stressed that the Emirates doctors were keen to participate effectively in the efforts made, by contributing to the first smart clinic for women and children that provides free services to women and children in general and to reduce the spread of Corona virus in particular.
Dr. Noura Al Kindy, a young Emirati volunteer leader in the Zayed Giving Initiative, said that the mobile smart clinic consists of a large medical bus that includes a classification and survey unit, a reception unit, a general clinic, a laboratory and pharmacy unit, in addition to a smart clinic in which remote communication with Emirates doctors from top consultants And specialists for the diagnosis and treatment of corona disease.