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Philippines considers relaxing travel ban for nurses

Philippines considers relaxing travel ban for nurses

The Philippines is considering allowing more nurses and other medical professionals to leave for jobs abroad after banning them from travel so they can fight coronavirus at home, President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman said today.

HMC doctors perform brain tumour surgery on patient while awake

HMC doctors perform brain tumour surgery on patient while awake

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) doctors have performed an intricate and life-saving surgery on a 55-year-old female patient while she was awake ...

WCM-Q trainee doctors learn new skills from Cornell Stars

WCM-Q trainee doctors learn new skills from Cornell Stars

Examining and diagnosing children is not always easy but trainee doctors from Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) had it harder than usual – they had to do it online.

Philippines losing virus war, doctors warn Duterte

Philippines losing virus war, doctors warn Duterte

Dozens of doctors' groups on Saturday warned that the Philippines was losing the coronavirus fight, urging President Rodrigo Duterte to tighten a recently eased lockdown as cases surged ...

Philippine doctors shield families with ‘quarantent’, safe spaces

Philippine doctors shield families with ‘quarantent’, safe spaces

After taking a job in a hospital's COVID-19 emergency room, Philippine doctor Jan Claire Dorado planned to move out of the family home to protect relatives from the risk of infection.

Retired doctors, medics abroad answer coronavirus calls

Retired doctors, medics abroad answer coronavirus calls

On a St. Patrick's Day like no other last month, Irish Health Minister Simon Harris launched a recruitment drive to tackle the coronavirus outbreak with a stark message: ‘Your country needs you.’

US coronavirus cases surge past 100,000 as doctors protest over medical shortages

US coronavirus cases surge past 100,000 as doctors protest over medical shortages

The sum of known coronavirus US cases soared well past 100,000, with more than 1,600 dead, as weary doctors and nurses protested at shortages of scarce medical supplies ...

Nine doctors die from coronavirus in Philippines

Nine doctors die from coronavirus in Philippines

Nine doctors have died in the Philippines from the coronavirus, the country's top medical association said Thursday, as hospitals were overwhelmed and medics complained about a lack of protection on the frontlines.

Chinese doctors 'using plasma therapy' on coronavirus patients

Chinese doctors 'using plasma therapy' on coronavirus patients

Doctors in Shanghai are using infusions of blood plasma from people who have recovered from the coronavirus to treat those still battling the infection, reporting some encouraging preliminary results ...

German police raid doctors, pharmacists in cancer-drug fraud probe

German police raid doctors, pharmacists in cancer-drug fraud probe

Hundreds of police officers searched 47 properties in Germany on Tuesday morning on suspicion of accounting fraud involving cancer drugs.

Doctors say Assange could die in prison if not treated

Doctors say Assange could die in prison if not treated

More than 60 doctors have demanded urgent medical treatment for Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, according to British media reports.

QRCS to bring more doctors under medical scholarship programme

QRCS to bring more doctors under medical scholarship programme

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS), together with Hamad Medical Corp (HMC) and Palestine Red Crescent Society (PRCS), has finalized the process of bringing an 8th batch of Palestinian physicians to Qatar ...