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WHO advises against Gilead's remdesivir for all hospitalised Covid-19 patients

WHO advises against Gilead's remdesivir for all hospitalised Covid-19 patients

Gilead's remdesivir is not recommended for patients hospitalised with Covid-19, regardless of how ill they are, as there is no evidence the drug improves survival or reduces the need for ventilation, a World Health Organisation ...

HMC provides optimal cancer care during Covid-19

HMC provides optimal cancer care during Covid-19

The medical director of Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) National Center for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR) says the delivery of high-quality care for patients with cancer during the pandemic has been challenging. However, he says NCCCR cancer services have remained fully operational with day car

QF, HMC and Italian embassy join hands to fly Covid-19 patients’ plasma from Qatar to Italy

QF, HMC and Italian embassy join hands to fly Covid-19 patients’ plasma from Qatar to Italy

Plasma from patients in Qatar who have recovered from Covid-19 has been flown to Italy to help identify potentially life-saving treatments for the disease, through a partnership between Qatar Foundation (QF) ...

QRCS to deploy 26 medical convoy to treat 14,000 poor patients in 10 countries

QRCS to deploy 26 medical convoy to treat 14,000 poor patients in 10 countries

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has outlined a plan to expand its annual programme of medical convoys, which provide healthcare for poor patients in affected or underserved communities.

PHCC taking precautions in health centres to protect staff and patients

PHCC taking precautions in health centres to protect staff and patients

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has confirmed that it is taking the utmost care to protect patients and medical personnel from the risks of transmission of the coronavirus (Covid-19).

More than 170 Covid-19 patients received Convalescent Plasma donations in Qatar

More than 170 Covid-19 patients received Convalescent Plasma donations in Qatar

More than 170 Covid-19 patients in Qatar have received Convalescent Plasma (CP) treatment in Qatar so far, half of whom showed improved clinical symptoms and eventually recovered.

HMC unveils new discharge guidelines for Covid patients

HMC unveils new discharge guidelines for Covid patients

The Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced a new protocol for the handling of Covid-19 patients.

Recovered Covid-19 patients laud Qatar's healthcare facilities

Recovered Covid-19 patients laud Qatar's healthcare facilities

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has highlighted the experiences of some of the people who have recovered from Covid-19.

Cancer patients need to be extra careful: HMC

Cancer patients need to be extra careful: HMC

The National Center for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR) of the Hamad Medical Corporation has urged cancer patients to take extra precautions to limit their exposure to Covid-19.

Covid-19 patients in ICU take 2 to 3 weeks to recover: expert

Covid-19 patients in ICU take 2 to 3 weeks to recover: expert

The average time spent by Covid-19 patients in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is between two and three weeks, while those with chronic medical conditions often take longer to recover from the virus.

Cambodia says all Covid-19 patients recovered, no new cases for a month

Cambodia says all Covid-19 patients recovered, no new cases for a month

Cambodia's last patient with the new coronavirus has recovered and left hospital, leaving the Southeast Asian country with zero cases, the health ministry said on Saturday, while urging continued vigilance.

Hospital for Covid-19 recovered patients opened

Hospital for Covid-19 recovered patients opened

Providing the best care for Covid-19 recovered male patients in Qatar, a new field hospital with 504 beds - all single rooms - has been opened at Al Sheehaniya.