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700 experts take part in primary health care conference

700 experts take part in primary health care conference

Key opinion leaders, primary care specialists, surgeons, physicians and health practitioners attended the opening ceremony of the three-day conference.

HMC officially opens Sealine Medical Clinic

HMC officially opens Sealine Medical Clinic

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) officially opened its Sealine Medical Clinic, in the Sealine area. This is the eighth consecutive year that the healthcare organisation is operating the clinic ...

Finland wants to share its expertise with Qatar

Finland wants to share its expertise with Qatar

Finland can share its expertise in the field of education, healthcare, clean technology and food security with Qatar to help the country achieve its National Vision 2030, Finnish ambassador Riitta Swan has said.

Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrage

Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrage

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organisation said on Sunday following an outrage among Western donors and rights groups at the appointment.

French envoy lauds Qatar’s resiliency amid Gulf crisis

French envoy lauds Qatar’s resiliency amid Gulf crisis

Qatar is welcoming new foreign partners and this is why we are promoting Qatar to the French business sector, says French ambassador Eric Chevallier.

Aspetar gets accreditation from WHO on patient safety

Aspetar gets accreditation from WHO on patient safety

After a rigorous process of self-assessment, external assessment and implementation for the last 18 months, Aspetar joins five other hospitals that have achieved this accreditation in Qatar.

India probes whether oxygen shortage killed 30 infants

India probes whether oxygen shortage killed 30 infants

An underfunded, poorly managed public health system is in the spotlight after more than 60 children died in August in a public hospital in northern Uttar Pradesh, amid accusations that oxygen supplies ran out.

QRCS, Red Cross team up to aid Nepal flood victims

QRCS, Red Cross team up to aid Nepal flood victims

QRCS is working in four of the flood-affected districts — Banke, Bardia, Morang and Jhapa — through the fund for development programme.

Avanzcare, MMG Hospital group sign MoU for medical facility

Avanzcare, MMG Hospital group sign MoU for medical facility

A Qatari-owned advanced healthcare solutions provider and a Philippine-based medical organisation have recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the establishment of a world-class medical facility...

Angry Trump says Russia ties at 'very dangerous low'

Angry Trump says Russia ties at 'very dangerous low'

US President Donald Trump said relations with Russia had hit an all-time and "very dangerous" low on Thursday, putting the blame on Congress after he reluctantly approved sanctions against Moscow.

Women urged to breastfeed their babies for healthy growth

Women urged to breastfeed their babies for healthy growth

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is marking the World Breastfeeding Week by encouraging more women to breastfeed their babies. This year's theme is ‘Sustaining Breastfeeding Together’.

PHCC health centres are operating normally

PHCC health centres are operating normally

The Primary Health Care Corporation ( PHCC) has confirmed that it continues to provide all the health services for both citizens and expatriates of all nationalities and there are no changes following the economic blockade.