Uber has partnered with DocsApp to avail free doctor consultations, subsidised prescription medicines and lab tests, for its driver and delivery partners across Uber rides and Uber Eats platforms. Under this partnership, Uber driver and delivery partners will be able to get medical assistance at a nominal cost for self and up to 5 family members.
Health is of paramount importance. Understanding this, Uber India and DocsApp will provide easily accessible healthcare facilities to the driver & delivery partners on the Uber platform. Through this partnership, driver-partners can get access to free unlimited consultation from doctors on call, along with up to 20% discount on medicines and up to 40% discount on lab tests anywhere in India.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr Pavan Vaish, Head of Central Operations (Rides), India SA, said “There can be no Uber without our driver & delivery partners. Their safety, health and overall wellbeing is our top priority. We are delighted to announce our partnership with DocsApp which aims to enhance the quality of life of our driver-partners, and their families, by providing them with increased access to medical consultations. Backed with this partnership, we believe our driver-partners will be better equipped to deliver their best when driving on our platform”.
Over 50,000 Uber India driver-partners have already registered on the online doctor consultation platform. Additionally, the drivers will be sent a pre-recorded message to help them avail the services, and they will have a separate customer support number for this.