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Mowasalat partners with HMC to create mental wellness clinic for employees

Doha: Mowasalat (Karwa) has signed a partnership agreement with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) to set up a fully integrated mental wellness clinic for its more than 17,000 employees.

This partnership honors Mowasalat’s commitment to providing a healthy and safe workplace for its staff, as well as looking after their general well-being.

The pilot phase will take place over a period of six months, during which consultant psychiatrists from the mental health team of Hamad Medical Corporation, together with nursing staff from Mowasalat (Karwa) will form a special task force to provide effective and evidence-based mental health. assessment and counseling sessions.

Necessary treatments and remedies will also be provided, should someone need extended support. The main objective of this clinic is to create awareness of the importance of mental well-being as an essential element of an individual’s overall psychophysical health, while rendering assistance, advice and guidance easily accessible and inclusive, without any constraint or stigma.

Through this partnership, Hamad Medical Corporation will also provide multi-disciplinary training to medical professionals and staff in Mowasalat (Karwa), to increase mental health awareness, ability to recognize signs of stress, anxiety , depression and other related problems.

Speaking on this occasion, Dr. Emad Mohd. Bahloul, Director of Mowasalat Medical Center (Karwa) said: “The well-being of our staff and their general well-being is an integral part and is deeply rooted in the values ​​of Mowasalat. We have employees of nearly 50 nationalities in our various departments, including our 14,000 taxi and bus drivers – who, while responsible for getting commuters safely to their destinations, call Qatar their home.

He added: “We place our human capital as one of our main priorities. It is extremely important to us to ensure that our staff have a healthy working environment and the support system necessary to face any demanding situation, both in their personal and professional lives.