BAHRAIN – Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC), on behalf of Bahraini government hospitals, has entered into a pact with Bapco Energies to offer free and confidential health screening services.

This pivotal agreement paves the way for ensuring expert medical support and the highest standard of healthcare, in particular for patients living with breast cancer and colorectal issues.

In a news release, Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Ansari, Chief Executive Officer of Government Hospitals, said: “Our partnership with Bapco Energies will enhance the services offered to patients of government hospitals.”

He further said that the collaboration serves as a tangible manifestation of the community partnership between the health sector and various development sectors in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

As specified in a memorandum of understanding, the focal point is to provide patients with better treatment opportunities, reduce complications, and contribute to lowering healthcare costs.

The MOU will see the parties involved collaborate to support members of the community in accessing essential medical screenings.

With this MOU, healthcare screenings are scheduled to be conducted at Awali Hospital, a state-of-the-art subsidiary of Bapco Energies.

Highly experienced health professionals and staff will provide essential screenings for the early detection of various medical conditions, including breast cancer and colorectal issues.

In his official address, Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Ansari lauded Bapco Energies’ initiative to support specific facilities and services at Salmaniya Medical Complex.

This collaboration is crucial for achieving the government’s desired goals and aspirations for quality healthcare in the Kingdom of Bahrain,” he added.

This development is a direct reflection of the pivotal role of the private sector in supporting the development of different sectors, including the health field.

Signatories to the agreement were Mr. Mark Thomas, Group Chief Executive Officer of Bapco Energies, and Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Ansari, CEO of Government Hospitals.

It was signed in the presence of Dr. Tareq Hameed, Chief Medical Officer of Awali Hospital, and several officials from Bapco Energies and the Bahraini hospital.

During the signing ceremony, Mr. Mark Thomas, Group Chief Executive Officer at Bapco Energies, emphasized the significance of undertaking substantial and progressive measures to improve societal well-being and align with the company’s institutional values.

The objective is to exchange resources, expertise, and knowledge, resulting in a suite of services that can effectively address healthcare issues and facilitate access to essential medical examinations,” highlighted Dr. Mark Thomas.

He reiterated the company’s commitment to making a beneficial difference in the lives of individuals and their families through the establishment of partnerships with government hospitals.

Signed at a high-level meeting in Manama, the MoU comes as Bapco Energies aspires to instill hope and make a profound and positive difference in community healthcare by providing prompt access to vital screenings.

Bapco Energies is one of the integrated energy companies leading the energy transition in the Kingdom of Bahrain, powering the next generation of energy..

Through the newly-formed MOU, Bapco Energies has pledged to sponsor 140 mammogram and 70 colonoscopy screenings for patients of Salmaniya Medical Complex.

This undertaking further solidifies the company’s commitment to community engagement and the advancement of health initiatives across the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Commenting on this endeavor, Mr. Mark Thomas said: “The goal is to alleviate the burden on the largest medical complex in the Kingdom and ensure swifter access to crucial medical services for diverse segments of society.”

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