March, 27, 2020
~ Allows free medical consultation for 6 months through the Stay safe shop at home campaign
Providing a much needed service under the prevailing health situation in the country, Daraz partnered with oDoc Sri Lanka, the virtual doctor consultation platform, to offer a range of medical services to the general public. The timely service will enable all Daraz users to obtain consultation, prescriptions, mobile lab services and medicines delivered to their doorstep, thereby avoiding travelling to and long queues or waiting rooms at medical institutes.
During the Daraz’s Stay safe and shop at home campaign period customers who shop on Daraz are able to consult a doctor through oDoc for 6 months, free of charge. This consultation package, which usually costs Rs. 2,994 is offered free as a benefit to customers facing adverse health situations at the moment. Through oDoc, clients can speak to a doctor online, within minutes anytime of the day, regardless of where they are. A valid prescription can be obtained, which will be sent directly to the mobile phone. In addition, medicine delivery and mobile lab services are available at discounted rates through the platform.
oDoc is the largest virtual medical consultation platform with over 250 SLMC registered doctors, covering over 40 specialized areas, being on board. Launched in 2017, oDoc provides its services to more than 40 corporate clients across various industries such as apparel, banks, insurance companies and retail, boasting a proud portfolio of leading brands such as Daraz,MAS, Brandix, Hela Clothing, Hirdaramani, Commercial Bank, Uber, PickMe, Aeturnum, LOLC and AIA. In total, oDoc currently covers over 120,000 lives.
“Daraz has a long standing partnership with oDoc, where we provide oDoc as a health benefit to our employees. Therefore, we wanted to extend this benefit to our Daraz customers. We believe that it will definitely be an advantage, considering the current situation in the country,” stated Rakhil Fernando – Managing Director of Daraz Sri Lanka. In addition to the consultation services, oDoc products are also available for online shopping in Sri Lanka through the Daraz platform.