Posted on October 19, 2018

Al Ahli Hospital has launched Hemya, a centre offering a unique diet programme and door delivery of food items prescribed by the hospital’s clinical dietitians for their customers. More than 200 varieties of dishes, prepared under the supervision of the hospital’s highly professional team of dietitians, could be ordered through a mobile application.

Customers have the option of choosing from nearly 56 varieties of food every week. “Our hospital’s team of specialised clinical dietitians and professional chefs has designed this diet programme to assist customers (patients) in balancing their calorie intake, shaping their body and losing extra weight,’ said deputy CEO Jamal Hammad. Al Ahli Hospital’s chief of medical staff Dr Abdul Azim Abdul Waheb Hussain, CEO Khaled al-Emadi, chief dietician Alia al-Massri and catering manager Dominique Richard were among others present at the launch of the centre.

The hospital officials said Hemya centre would help one design his or her own diet plan day by day, by choosing from a variety of food recipes. They said the food items are carefully prepared to meet a growing range of taste preferences and health conditions of the customers. They said the Hemya chefs would prepare a wide range of recipes with fresh ingredients from different world cuisines in collaboration with the hospital’s qualified dietitians. The hospital’s food safety officers will ensure the quality of the highly nutritional food produced in the kitchen.

Payment for the food ordered is made on a daily basis and based on the quantum of the order. But the diet consultation fee needs to be paid separately. It was also informed that the diet food order should be done before 2pm for next day delivery. Right now, delivery services are available in all places in Doha and its immediate surroundings. Delivery is also made in places upto Umm Slal Ali. “However, soon the centre would be equipped with more refrigerated vehicles and delivery would be made to farther areas as well,” added Hammad.

source: Gulf Times