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Welzo launches AI-driven healthcare marketplace in the Middle East to enthusiastic reception

by Sarah Dunsby
5th Jul 24 3:18 pm

Welzo, the largest healthcare marketplace in the UK and EU with over 3.6 million annual users, is expanding its revolutionary AI-powered platform to the GCC region. This move is set to transform healthcare delivery and access across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, and Bahrain.

The expansion of Welzo has been met with enthusiastic support from local authorities and healthcare providers. Their welcoming stance underscores the readiness of the GCC to embrace innovative healthcare solutions and highlights the region’s commitment to becoming a leader in health technology.

Adonis Hakkim, CEO of Welzo, expressed his gratitude: “We are deeply honored by the overwhelming support we’ve received from local authorities and healthcare providers in the GCC. This region is poised to lead the world in health and wellness innovation, and we are thrilled to be a part of this journey.”

Strategic partnerships and growth projections

Welzo has secured partnerships with some of the largest healthcare supplier networks in the region, ensuring a robust and comprehensive service offering. The company anticipates around 90,000 users in the first year, with projections indicating a surge to 360,000 users by the second year based on forecasting similar growth trajectories in the UK. This rapid adoption highlights the significant demand for advanced healthcare solutions in the GCC.

Enhanced healthcare delivery

Welzo’s AI-powered platform integrates state-of-the-art technology to provide personalized healthcare solutions, improving patient outcomes and streamlining medical services. Features include real-time health monitoring, personalized treatment plans, and predictive analytics, all designed to empower both healthcare providers and patients with actionable insights.

Localised approach

The GCC head office, based in the UAE, will serve as the central hub for Welzo UAE and Welzo Saudi’s operations across the region. This strategic location will enable seamless coordination and management of services, ensuring that users throughout the GCC have access to top-tier healthcare solutions.

Commitment to regulatory compliance

Welzo is fully committed to navigating the regulatory environment in the GCC and other GCC countries. The company works closely with strategic partners in the region to ensure compliance with current and new regulations. This approach is crucial for maintaining the highest standards of healthcare delivery.


Welzo’s expansion into the GCC has been warmly welcomed by local authorities and healthcare providers, marking a significant step forward in the region’s healthcare landscape. With its proven success in the UK and EU, Welzo is poised to transform healthcare in the GCC, making advanced, AI-driven healthcare accessible to millions. This move not only positions the GCC as a leader in health technology but also reaffirms Welzo’s commitment to delivering cutting-edge healthcare solutions globally.

Adonis Hakkim concluded: “Our mission at Welzo is to transform healthcare through innovation and technology. The GCC is a region of immense potential and forward-thinking leadership in health and wellness. We are thrilled to bring our AI healthcare marketplace to this vibrant and dynamic part of the world.”

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