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HMC’s newest hospitals among its facilities accredited by JCI

HMC’s newest hospitals among its facilities accredited by JCI

Four of Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) newest hospitals are among the 13 facilities and services accredited this month by Joint Commission International (JCI).

HMC gets re-accreditation for palliative care programme

HMC gets re-accreditation for palliative care programme

Palliative care is the care provided for people who have a life-limiting illness and for whom the primary goal is quality of life.

Kerala issues alert after snakes spotted at flood-hit homes

Kerala issues alert after snakes spotted at flood-hit homes

Local media said several hospitals in the worst-hit areas of northern and central Kerala had reported an increase in the number of patients seeking treatment for snake bites.

Syrian offensive knocks hospitals out of service

Syrian offensive knocks hospitals out of service

President Bashar al-Assad is aiming to restore control over rebel-held areas at the borders with Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Technology plays key role at HMC's central pharmacy

Technology plays key role at HMC's central pharmacy

The pharmacy supplies medication to Qatar Rehabilitation Institute, the Women’s Wellness and Research Center, and the Ambulatory Care Center.

New HMC hospitals designed to promote healing

New HMC hospitals designed to promote healing

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has said its three new hospitals "have been planned and built using a state-of-the-art patient-friendly design and unique safety features" ...

Patients benefitting from advanced technology at new HMC hospitals

Patients benefitting from advanced technology at new HMC hospitals

Patients attending Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) three new hospitals are benefitting from some of the most technologically advanced digital healthcare environments in the Middle East.

Three dead as diphtheria spreads in Yemen

Three dead as diphtheria spreads in Yemen

The WHO also confirmed diphtheria cases had appeared in Yemen, where war and a port and airport blockade has left hospitals struggling to secure basic medical supplies including vaccines.

Workers’ hospitals in Qatar to open soon

Workers’ hospitals in Qatar to open soon

Two workers’ hospitals will be opened in 2018 and another one in early 2019 to cater to the healthcare needs of male labourers, a senior official at Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health has announced.

115 dead as Yemen cholera outbreak spreads

115 dead as Yemen cholera outbreak spreads

A cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen has killed 115 people and left 8,500 ill as hospitals struggle to cope with an influx of patients, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Sunday.

Hospitals divert ambulances after UK cyber attack

Hospitals divert ambulances after UK cyber attack

Hospitals and doctors' surgeries across England were forced to turn away patients and cancel appointments on Friday after a nationwide 'ransomware' cyber attack.

HMC, Korean hospitals perform complex procedures

HMC, Korean hospitals perform complex procedures

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and two South Korean hospitals have performed complex surgical procedures in Qatar as part of a collaboration to improve healthcare in the two countries, the South Korean embassy said.