COVID-19 spurs Ping An Good Doctor to hire hundreds of doctors in Indonesia

COVID-19 spurs Ping An Good Doctor to hire hundreds of doctors in Indonesia

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China’s Ping An Good Doctor said its healthcare venture with ride hailing firm Grab plans to hire hundreds of doctors in Indonesia after the spread of the coronavirus caused demand for online consultations in the country to almost double.

GrabHealth, launched in Indonesia in late 2019, now conducts nearly 10,000 consultations daily compared to between 5,000 and 6,000 a day prior to the outbreak, Good Doctor CEO Wang Tao told Reuters in an interview.

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