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"Asiacell" nomination for the GLOMO World Prize
Economy News - Baghdad
Asiacell is once again proving its pioneering and prominent role in the telecom sector in Iraq by being selected in the Global Mobile Awards (GLOMOs) finals in the "Technology for Good" category, presented by the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA) at the annual Mobile World Forum (MWC) In Barcelona, Spain.
After opening its first telemedicine center for people displaced from conflict areas with terrorism in Iraq, Asiacell won its nomination for the prestigious GLOMO Prize 2021, which definitely placed it among the most solid names in the world of communications and technology by obtaining this elite award.
Asiacell's selection of the award came just months after the recent launch of 4G LTE services and after implementing its innovative initiative in the Berdarash refugee camp in the Kurdistan region of the north of the country. The Bardarash Digital Telemedicine Center, established by Asiacell, with a new initiative within the outskirts of Dohuk Governorate, provides free medical treatment, relief, humanitarian aid and health guidance to those who fled their homes and areas of residence due to the escalation of violence in some cities and towns in Iraq.
This center possesses highly advanced scientific and medical equipment helped by Asiacell's fast internet to provide the broadest coverage of health and educational services, including online medical advice, educational facilities, free internet café and other specialized resettlement services, all for free.
This digital telemedicine center connects the refugees of Berdarash camp to the most advanced medical facility in Iraq, Faruq Medical City, which is located more than 275 km from the camp. The camp residents can hold therapy sessions online with the skilled doctors from Faruk Medical City to diagnose and treat their ailments. Moreover, doctors can easily contact the medical center and give instructions about the medication to be prescribed, the supplies to be used in the treatment, and also to determine the necessary schedule for medical procedures until the patient's recovery.
Since giving back to its community plays a pivotal role in its social responsibility strategy, Asiacell strives always and forever to remain the most socially citizen company and the leading official in Iraq for implementing effective and innovative sustainable projects that support the main actors of change towards creating a positive social impact and advocate unity, integrity and inclusion. . It serves the Iraqi community in many aspects by integrating its creative digital and technological capabilities into its operations, which have always been the staple of Asiacell's core values.
The GLOMO Awards are distributed as part of an annual event that celebrates the most innovative and new mobile products and digital services in the world to support innovation towards more modern products and services around the world. Live from Spain, GLOMO Prize winners will be announced in an hour-long virtual event at 12:00 (CET) on Wednesday 30 June 2021.
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