Gulf Times - Hamad-Medical-Corporation
Nearly 900 patients get obesity treatment each month, says HMC

Nearly 900 patients get obesity treatment each month, says HMC

The National Obesity Treatment Center at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) sees between 800 and 900 patients each month according to an official.

New hospital handed over to HMC in Mesaieed

New hospital handed over to HMC in Mesaieed

The Private Engineering Office (PEO) on Tuesday handed over a hospital and a health center in Mesaieed Industrial City to Hamad Medical Corporation, in coordination with the Ministry of Public Health.

HMC Allergy and Immunology Service bags international accreditation

HMC Allergy and Immunology Service bags international accreditation

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Allergy and Immunology Service has been accredited as an Urticaria Center of Reference and Excellence by the Global Allergy and Asthma European Network (GA²LEN).

HMC’s Tele-Stroke Programme a boon to distant stroke-patients

HMC’s Tele-Stroke Programme a boon to distant stroke-patients

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has established the ‘Tele-Stroke Programme,’ a new and innovative way of treating stroke patients in the distant areas of the country.

Young smokers more prone to heart diseases

Young smokers more prone to heart diseases

Young smokers are eight times more likely to have a major heart attack compared to non-smokers, said a senior official of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC).

HMC laboratories receive prestigious international re-accreditation

HMC laboratories receive prestigious international re-accreditation

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has again been recognised on the international stage with the re-accreditation of its extensive laboratory network by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).

HMC developing local expertise for care in thyroid disorders

HMC developing local expertise for care in thyroid disorders

Last week, more than 300 clinical staff from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) gathered in Qatar for the Surgical Endocrine Symposium.

HMC official elected vice president of organ transplantation society

HMC official elected vice president of organ transplantation society

Dr Yousuf al-Maslamani, medical director of Hamad General Hospital (HGH) and director of the Qatar Center for Organ Transplantation at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), has been elected vice president of the Middle East Society for Organ Transplantation (Mesot) for a two-year term.

HMC to mark World Alzheimer's Day with awareness events

HMC to mark World Alzheimer's Day with awareness events

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is marking the World Alzheimer's Day that falls on September 21 annually with several awareness programmes. September is also marked as World Alzheimer’s Month for the last seven years.

HMC offers road safety tips as schools open

HMC offers road safety tips as schools open

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)'s Hamad Trauma Center, through its Hamad Injury Prevention Programme (HIPP), is urging the public to take extra care on the roads this month due to the increase in traffic as a result of children returning to school as the new academic year starts.

More mothers choose breastfeeding, thanks to heightened awareness

More mothers choose breastfeeding, thanks to heightened awareness

More mothers are choosing to breastfeed their newborns, according to a certified lactation consultant at Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) Al Khor Hospital.

Changes in parking access at Hamad General Hospital

Changes in parking access at Hamad General Hospital

New temporary parking arrangements at Hamad General Hospital (HGH) are being introduced from Sunday, September 2, as part of Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) commitment to ensure patients and visitors have access to convenient parking.