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BookDoc Battles Cancer with Singapore Cancer Society

2017-08-09 08:00
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SINGAPORE, Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore Cancer Society (SCS) and BookDoc, an online healthcare platforms with presence in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand, and 17 cities, are entering into a collaboration to widen public access to cancer-related information and services.

(left) Mr Albert Ching CEO of Singapore Cancer Society and Dato Chevy Beh, CEO and Founder of BookDoc
(left) Mr Albert Ching CEO of Singapore Cancer Society and Dato Chevy Beh, CEO and Founder of BookDoc

Under this collaboration, services offered by SCS at no cost, such as Pap smear, Mammogram and Faecal Immunochemical Test ,can now be searched through BookDoc's free Apps and Website, BookDoc.com, anytime and anywhere.

Singapore Cancer Society is a community-based voluntary welfare organisation dedicated to maximising life by minimising the impact of cancer through research, advocacy, public education, screening, financial assistance, patient services and support, and rehabilitation. It is the leading charitable cancer organisation in Singapore, with a reputation for effective programmes for the prevention and screening of cancer.

Chief Executive Officer of SCS, Mr Albert Ching, added that, "Early detection of cancer and immediate treatment greatly favour the chances of recovery. SCS is glad to have a new partner to support our efforts in battling cancer. This partnership with BookDoc will further aid us in reaching out to more people. It enables users to efficiently search for cancer screening services such as Mammogram and Pap smear at a SCS centre closest to home. Users can also conveniently call the centre to make an appointment."

"We are delighted to play a role in the wonderful effort of SCS to make Singapore a better place, especially for prevention and control of cancer. Our Search & Book platform serves not only the users who want to assess health services themselves, but also those who want to book for their loved ones. After which, the users could easily locate SCS's centres on the map, navigate or hail a ride even for their loved ones," said Dato' Chevy Beh, Founder & CEO of BookDoc.

"BookDoc" app is downloadable for free on Apple App Store (for iOS) and Google Play Store (for Android). Users can now access a hassle-free integrated healthcare ecosystem supported by strategic partners from navigation (Google Maps & Waze), land transport (Grab & Uber), air transport (AirAsia), hotel accommodation (Agoda) and restaurants & attractions recommendation (TripAdvisor); as well as BookDoc Activ which rewards users for maintaining high level of physical activity.

About BookDoc

BookDoc, with presence in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Thailand, is an online platform that operates across the healthcare continuum connecting patients to healthcare professionals anytime and anywhere, while incentivising all to stay active. 

BookDoc has established an integrated online ecosystem for local and overseas health travellers. The ecosystem allows users to search and book healthcare professionals anytime and anywhere, and integrates seamlessly with navigation (Google Map, Waze), transport (Grab, Uber, AirAsia), accommodation (Agoda and Airbnb) and recommended restaurants & attractions (TripAdvisor) for a hassle-free and enjoyable experience to healthcare appointments. In addition, through BookDoc Activ, it rewards users for maintaining high level of activity by partnering major retailers and service providers that offer users discounts for achieving reward tiers based on activity level. 

The company is backed by a diverse group of investors from entrepreneurs to seasoned healthcare and insurance professionals, banker, regulators as well as ICT professionals. It has made records in achieving the highest pre-seed and seed valuation in Asia Technology Start-up history.  It is available online at www.bookdoc.com, App Store and Google Play Store. 

About Singapore Cancer Society (www.singaporecancersociety.org.sg)

Established in 1964, Singapore Cancer Society is a self-funded voluntary welfare organisation which provides patient care services to needy cancer patients through its welfare, hospice home care, cancer treatment subsidy and rehabilitation support programmes. In addition, the Society also provides free cancer screening services and promotes cancer awareness and prevention through its public education and community outreach programmes.

For More Information, please Contact

Name: Ms. Valerie Voon
Tel: +6019-336 6758
Email: valerievoon@bookdoc.com

Photo - https://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20170808/1915746-1

Source: BookDoc

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