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Qatar makes huge strides in healthcare sector since blockade

Qatar makes huge strides in healthcare sector since blockade

Qatar has witnessed great strides in the healthcare sector despite the illegal blockade that has been in place against the country since June 5, 2017.

PHCC recognises role of family doctors in healthcare system

PHCC recognises role of family doctors in healthcare system

Qatar is ranked 13th worldwide in terms of quality of healthcare and is in line with PHCC's vision to be Qatar's primary healthcare provider of choice.

MoPH aims to raise awareness on handwashing

MoPH aims to raise awareness on handwashing

The campaign, being launched on Saturday, is part of the ministry's participation in the celebration of the World Handwashing Day, which falls on May 5 each year.

Sidra Medicine to launch Poison Control Centre, IVF facility soon

Sidra Medicine to launch Poison Control Centre, IVF facility soon

Sidra Medicine will soon launch a Poison Control Centre and an In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) facility among several other services, Gulf Times has learnt.

SC medical records project to boost workers' health

SC medical records project to boost workers' health

Following a period of consultation with a variety of industry experts, the SC identified The Phoenix Partnership (TPP) to deliver a pilot project on Qatar Foundation Stadium.

Qatar Red Crescent marks 40 years of succour

Qatar Red Crescent marks 40 years of succour

QRC chairman Dr Mohamed bin Ghanim Al-Ali al-Maadheed thanked all those who have participated in the great achievements and success achieved by QRC in humanitarian relief inside and outside the country over the past 40 years.

HMC seeks to expand mental health services

HMC seeks to expand mental health services

HMC’s mental healthcare hospital facilities have undergone improvements in the last year, including facility and service expansions and refurbishments.

Sidra Medicine to attend paediatric conference in Kuwait

Sidra Medicine to attend paediatric conference in Kuwait

The Kuwait conference, which will run from March 9-11, aims to help advance specialist paediatric care in the region.

WISH to research nursing, universal health coverage

WISH to research nursing, universal health coverage

News of the formation of the WISH research group was announced at St Thomas’ Hospital in London recently by Lord Nigel Crisp, the group’s chair, during an event attended by the Duchess of Cambridge.

New medical insurance scheme 'to strengthen health sector'

New medical insurance scheme 'to strengthen health sector'

Underwriters have been setting up new medical systems in preparation for the launch, and providing input as to what shape the scheme should take.

Sidra Medicine expands referrals, opens new services

Sidra Medicine expands referrals, opens new services

The Women’s Clinic at Sidra Medicine has begun accepting referrals from Al-Rayyan Health Centre and Gharrafat Al Rayyan Health Centre, in addition to ongoing referrals from HMC and PHCC centres.

Trump attacks Britain's public healthcare system

Trump attacks Britain's public healthcare system

The tweet came after thousands of people marched through central London on Saturday in support of the National Health Service, which is straining under the weight of winter demand.