SEHA establishes COVID-19 prime assessment medical centres
The centres are managed by Ambulatory Healthcare Services, which is a SEHA healthcare facility
Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) has opened COVID-19 Prime Assessment Centres in Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and Al Ain Convention Centre with a capacity of 2,000 in and 1,500 persons respectively.
The centres are managed by Ambulatory Healthcare Services, which is a SEHA healthcare facility, and will serve COVID-19 positive cases. The patients will undergo an initial assessment at the centre and will receive further guidance on dealing with the condition, SEHA said in a statement.
The move is in line with the authority's efforts to strengthen the COVID-19 healthcare infrastructure in Abu Dhabi by providing the community with easy and safe access to testing, medical assessment, and guidance from qualified medical professionals and volunteers.
Highlights from the prominent facilities & buildup by #ADNECServices in record time for the two COVID-19 Prime Assessment Centers, at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre & Al Ain Convention Centre according to highest standards & under supervision of national competencies pic.twitter.com/xizXhHAFsg— ADNEC Group (@ADNECGroup) June 6, 2020
Speaking about the assessment centres, managing director and group chief executive officer, Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), said: "This partnership is aimed at further enhancing the cooperation between the national entities in working together to combat the COVID-19 epidemic and reducing its consequences to the country, in addition to enriching ADNEC’s contribution in supporting the community services’ initiatives. ADNEC teams have prepared the Prime Assessment Centres in record time, and to the highest international standards."
SEHA is managing a total of 24 screening centres and has established three field hospitals throughout the UAE, in response to the ongoing crisis.