BookDoc plays part in helping fight against Covid-19 pandemic


Beh reveals that they plan to expand BookDoc’s presence to other Southeast Asia countries such as the Phillippines and Vietnam.

KUCHING: BookDoc is playing its part in helping in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic by offering health advisory, latest news and updates on the virus and other services on its online platform.

According to founder Datuk Chevy Beh, BookDoc is the largest end to end healthcare platform in the country with most number of users and revenue by far.

“BookDoc, with a presence in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, 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,” Beh explained in an interview with Borneo Post.

“It is the only healthcare platform, in scope and depth, endorsed by the Ministry of Health (MOH), Malaysia and official healthcare platform of the Ministry of Education, Malaysia.

“It collaborates with Social Security Organisation, Malaysia to encourage employers to help their employees to stay active.”

On how BookDoc has helped in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, Beh replied that the app “offers free virtual health advisory, facilitates public to order Covid-19 lab test, (allows users to) access the latest Covid-19 news and updates and is a technology enabler for webinar live sessions by medical experts from MOH and public health and online appointment system at health clinics”.

BookDoc has established an integrated online ecosystem which comprises five comprehensive platforms: Search & Book, Activ, Marketplace, Tele-Consult and Events & News.

Search & Book allows users to search and book healthcare professionals anytime and anywhere, and integrates seamlessly with navigation (Google Map, Waze), transport (Grab, Uber, Malindo Air), accommodation (Agoda, Airbnb) and recommended restaurants and attractions (TripAdvisor) for a hassle-free and enjoyable experience to healthcare appointments.

Activ is where users can earn rewards and discounts from over 100 major retail partners and service providers in 12 countries for maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle. The rewards are redeemable across over 4,200 offline and online locations.

Marketplace is an e-Commerce platform with over 5,000 products or services while Tele-Consult brings healthcare to users fingertips with specialists covering child, skin, mental, women and sexual health.

Events and News allows users access to the latest medical and health information made available by Monthly Index of Medical Specialties (MIMS) and healthcare experts, also events (health conferences, marathons, blood donation drive etc) with auto-reminder and other features.

In addition, BookDoc has global partnerships with Uber, Grab, Agoda, Airbnb and TripAdvisor.

Beh revealed that they plan to expand BookDoc’s presence to other Southeast Asia countries such as the Phillippines and Vietnam.

“But, not withstanding growing our scope of services and also increase our penetration in the countries we operate in.”

Going forward, BookDoc aims to be the end to end App for all in Southeast Asia.