June 1, 2010
malomatia lauded for its commendable contributions to Mada
Leading Qatari IT Services Provider, malomatia, was recently lauded for its commendable contributions to Mada (Qatar Assistive Technology Center) that formally opened on June 1, 2010.
Mada features interactive environments that are comprised of a wide range of Assistive Technologies (AT) for people with disabilities. Mada also offers personal consultations on AT solutions that best fit their needs. Designed to be a model for an accessible work place, the center provides training on using various technologies, offering a full information library on AT solutions.
malomatia successfully managed the project, responsible for General Project Management, Vendor Management, Knowledge Transfer, and Project Closure. Apart from setting up the center, malomatia effectively contributed to the operational development for the center’s infrastructure.
Commenting on the newly launched initiative, Stephen Smith, Director, eHealth, malomatia, said, “It is a well-known fact that Information Technology is a powerful tool in transforming people’s lives, more so, for people with disabilities…As Qatar’s leading IT Services and Solutions Provider, malomatia’s involvement in a national initiative of this magnitude, reinforces its commitment for its Corporate Social Responsibility towards the nation’s disabled community. We shall continue to strive to empower different sections of the Qatari society through our innovative IT services and solutions”.
Wishing the Mada Team all the very best for the future, Mike Paine, Project Manager, malomatia, concluded, “I am deeply honoured to have been part of this magnificent project team involving several Qatari government, private, and Mada personnels, in providing this invaluable Center for Assistive Technology for the first time in the State of Qatar. I strongly believe that the launch of Mada marks a new beginning in the lives of people with disabilities in Qatar — The innovative, world class assistive technology being offered at the center will enable them to explore their true potential”.
The launch was attended by several senior malomatia officials including Yousef Al-Naama, the company’s CEO, Fadel Al-Najar, Director, Finance, Stephen Smith, Director, eHealth Services Business Unit, Mohammed Al Emadi, Manager, Professional Services Business Unit, and Gerry McCarthy, Program Manager, Government Services Business Unit.