Takaful International in medical services deal
Manama, December 22, 2010
Takaful International Company has signed a mutual co-operation agreement with Anadolu Medical Centre in Turkey to provide a wide range of medical services for its customers.
Anadolu Medical Centre has a specialised medical team in all disciplines including oncology, cardiac care, women's health and IVF, neurological sciences, surgical sciences and orthopedics.
It is also considered among the top hospitals in the world that uses the 'cyberknife radiosurgery' technology in the field of oncology, which is currently one of the most secured ways to treat tumours without any surgical intervention.
It is designed to destroy tumours with minimal damage to the tissues surrounding it.
'Signing this agreement enhances Takaful services, especially coverage of health insurance,' Takaful International chief executive Younis Jamal Al Sayed said.
'We are pleased with this co-operation with such a large medical centre that works in strategic partnership with John Hopkins Medicine, which is consistently ranked amongst the best hospitals in the US.
'The agreement includes many features such as assistance in travel and transportation, as once a person has decided to be treated at Anadolu Centre, Takaful International will make arrangements for the travel, hotel reservation and other trip requirements deemed necessary,' he said.
'Moreover, the agreement entitles all Takaful International customers and non-customers to have access to all medical services,' he added.
In addition, Takaful International will provide all its customers and non-customers the Remote Second Medical Opinion service with specialised doctors in their fields, to ensure diagnosis accuracy and the treatment to be received by the patient.
It is now possible for the executive managers to have a full medical examination at special comprehensive rates, which include the cost of medical examinations and travel tickets, accommodation and transportation.
'The company continues to develop its insurance products and health insurance in particular, due to the growing demand and increased importance of health awareness, as the company seeks to attract more major medical hospitals regionally and globally,' Al Sayed added.
'We are delighted to sign this agreement with Takaful International, which is one of the leading insurance companies that provides innovative products, safe and special services in addition to its association with the major international re-insurance companies,' Anadolu Medical Centre chief executive Hasan Kus said.
He also added that Anadolu Medical Centre offers wide range of high quality products and services that meet the international standards. The agreement was signed in Turkey at the Anadolu Medical Centre Hospital by Al Sayed and Kus.-TradeArabia News Service
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