Aunek service to protect elderly, differently-abled

LIVING up to its billing as the ‘Healthiest Country in the World’ through services provided to its citizens and residents, Prime Minister and Interior Minister HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al Thani launched the Aunek Emergency Call Service at an exhibition held as part of the ongoing 13th UN Crime Congress.

“Aunek allows the elderly and people with special needs and chronic diseases to receive help immediately, not only in case of medical emergencies but also in instances of danger and crime,” said Major Engr Aref Hassan, Deputy Head of Technical Affairs, National Command Center.

An initiative of the Technical Affairs Department of the NCC at the Ministry of Interior (MoI), Aunek utilises a small device similar to a pager to send a signal to the police, ambulance, hospitals and other concerned agencies just by pressing a button.
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Source News: Qatar Tribune