The US-based Global Excellence Award (GEA) has awarded Al Hosn app the "App Of The Year 2021" in the COVID-19 Response category
The achievement is the result of the collaboration between the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP), Alhosn National Health System, and the health sector at large. It also reflects the advanced level of the UAE's health system in the digital transformation, as well as the efficiency of the relentless efforts made to curb the spread of the pandemic.
Global Excellence Award is one of the most prestigious awards that uniquely established itself at the global level. Obtaining the GEA clearly reflects the high-quality standards of the winner, thanks to the great reputation of the award, with s specific focus on the benefits to individuals, customers, employees, and society in general.
The Al Hosn UAE app is the official COVID-19 testing, vaccination certificates and exemptions and is one of the modern national digital systems launched by the UAE government since the outbreak of the pandemic.
The multilingual app (Arabic, English, Hindi) has high confidence, credibility and reliability inside and outside the country.
Winning the GEA is yet another important achievement of Alhosn National Health System, in collaboration with the ministry of health and local health authorities in terms of the efficiency of the response to COVID-19.
It's also the fruit of outstanding efforts made by all the stakeholders to contain the spread of the virus, so as to enhance national achievements towards the recovery phase and address any new COVID-19 variants.
Such global awards also clearly reflect the painstaking efforts made by all national teams to achieve continuous improvement, and the ability to radically deal with pandemics in record time.
Al Hosn app is one of the most important digital solutions developed to limit the spread of coronavirus. The app QR code can be read with your smartphone camera or the app's built-in scanner. This QR code is used to identify vaccinations and tests in an encrypted form.
The app also includes various events permits, such as Expo 2020 Dubai and Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The Al Hosn app's Travel Pass is available now, recognised as equivalent to EU DCC certificates.
At the local level, the app enables parents to view the rates of their children's school vaccination rates, reflecting the highest levels of transparency and community involvement.
Al Hosn app also keeps the information of users confidential, where the personal information is stored in an encrypted manner.
Alhosn is hosted on the National Cloud, which has the highest standards and certificates of security and data privacy such as HIPAA, ISO/IEC 2700, ISO/IEC 27018 and ISO/IEC 27017. The easy-to-use app is designed to achieve the highest levels of user satisfaction through rapid response thanks to the readiness and proactiveness of the national cloud services.
News Source: Emirates News Agency