By : Nahla Makled
Dedicated to women in MENA region, Altibbi launches Altibbi Mama App, the first Arabic application supporting mothers through pregnancy and maternity journey, relying on thousands of doctors and consultants. This valuable app enables 24/7 medical inquiries through calls or texts, ensuring healthy and safe pregnancy to all Egyptian and Arab women.
Co-Founder & CEO of Altibbi, Jalil Allabadi commented: “Reinforcing women’s reproductive health in Egypt, Jordan & KSA, we launched Altibbi Mama App to offer one stop to all pregnant women with all the information they need & the pregnancy features. The app’s services are provided at an affordable price less than EGP 75 per month, with 6 to 12 months subscriptions. Altibbi targets serving 500K ladies by the end of 2021.”
Allabadi added: “Aligning with Egypt’s endeavors to promote women health through the "100 Million Healthy Lives" campaign, we strived hard to introduce the application in Arabic along with creating a user-friendly experience. Accordingly, the company aims at serving women nationwide while raising awareness of reproductive health. Also, all our services are paid for electronically by credit cards, protecting mothers and children from Coronavirus.”
Altibbi Mama includes various services handling two main aspects; mothers’ safety and children health. Regarding mothers’ safety, the app features detailed information on pregnancy weeks, illustrating the symptoms and the required tests of every stage to ensure safe pregnancy. And above all, pregnant women enjoy the swift “call a doctor” service that is available 24/7 to communicate with experienced doctors. The app also presents Hijri & Gregorian calendars of pregnancy, ovulation and due date calendars, in addition to a list of suggested names for boys and girls.
As for children health, the app allows to track fetus growth, and then babies’ development stages in their first years, including nursing times, weaning and teething. Users are also provided with tips about proper nutrition, sleep practices, soothing techniques and common diseases among babies like stomachache and vomiting. The app also notifies mothers with vaccination schedules and clinics in each country, building on fruitful cooperation with ministries of health.
The leading digital health platform in MENA and the first to offer telemedicine consultation services, allowing patients to connect directly with doctors via audio calls and chats, with nearly USD 8.5 Million investments and more than 15M website visitors per month.
Stemming from the fact that there are approximately 400 million people in the Arab World lacking access to essential medical services, Altibbi works diligently to circulate medical content in the Arabic Language via the Internet. By providing medical information from trusted sources and remote medical consultation services for all Arabic speakers, Altibbi helps patients access medical information and advice, thus reducing the number of unnecessary doctor visits and lessening the pressure on the healthcare system. Winner of the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship Award and the World Summit Award for best digital content in the health and well-being category.
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