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Uber to offer subsidised healthcare for drivers, delivery staff

Through this partnership, driver and delivery partners will be able to get medical assistance at a nominal cost for self and up to five family members.

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Oct 15, 2019, 01.47 PM IST
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Driver-partners can get access to free unlimited consultation from doctors on call, along with up to 20% discount on medicines and up to 40% discount on lab tests anywhere in India.
NEW DELHI: Ride hailing firm Uber has partnered with DocsApp to offer free doctor consultations, subsidised prescription medicines and lab tests to its driver and delivery partners across Uber rides and Uber Eats platforms.

Through this partnership, driver and delivery partners will be able to get medical assistance at a nominal cost for self and up to five family members.

Pavan Vaish, Head of Central Operations (Rides), India SA, said safety, health and overall wellbeing of driver and delivery partners is the company's top priority. "We are delighted to announce our partnership with DocsApp which aims to enhance the quality of life of our driver-partners, and their families, by providing them with increased access to medical consultations. Backed with this partnership, we believe our driver-partners will be better equipped to deliver their best when driving on our platform”.

Through this partnership, driver-partners can get access to free unlimited consultation from doctors on call, along with up to 20% discount on medicines and up to 40% discount on lab tests anywhere in India.

Speaking on this partnership, Satish Kannan, Co-Founder & CEO, DocsApp, “DocsApp aims to make quality healthcare accessible to all without any constraints. This partnership with Uber India will enable us in furthering our vision to fruition.”

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