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QRCS sends medical convoy to West Bank

QRCS sends medical convoy to West Bank

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) recently sent a medical convoy to the Palestinian territories in order to build the capacity of medical staff and upgrade diagnosis and treatment techniques at Jenin Hospital in the West Bank.

HMC Clinical Nutrition Department, QU hold public awareness event

HMC Clinical Nutrition Department, QU hold public awareness event

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, in collaboration with the Human Nutrition Department at Qatar University’s College of Health Sciences, recently organised a public awareness event in recognition of World Nutrition Day.

Vehicle crashes leading cause of brain injuries

Vehicle crashes leading cause of brain injuries

A majority of patients admitted to the Hamad Trauma Centre with serious brain injuries were involved in road accidents, figures show. According to data from Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Qatar Trauma Registry, 70% of patients sustained brain injuries as a result of vehicle crashes.

HMC teams safely deliver baby after mother in labour survives car crash

HMC teams safely deliver baby after mother in labour survives car crash

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) labour and delivery teams safely delivered a baby recently after a woman was involved in a road traffic accident while in labour on the way to Women’s Wellness and Research Center (WWRC).

HMC organises health exhibition at Ruqaya Preparatory School

HMC organises health exhibition at Ruqaya Preparatory School

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Health Professions Awareness and Volunteering Programme in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior, organised a two-day health exhibition at Ruqaya Independent Preparatory School for Girls

HMC advises regular eye examinations for early diagnosis of glaucoma

HMC advises regular eye examinations for early diagnosis of glaucoma

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is recommending regular eye check-ups for people who are at high risk of developing glaucoma, an eye disease that usually has no obvious symptoms but can lead to blindness.

Heart Hospital’s treatment goes beyond international benchmark

Heart Hospital’s treatment goes beyond international benchmark

Each year Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Heart Hospital performs more than 1,000 acute coronary surgeries on patients with a ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI), commonly known as a heart attack.

Meet Fathia Zaalani - Qatar's first woman paramedic and ambulance driver

Meet Fathia Zaalani - Qatar's first woman paramedic and ambulance driver

Qatar’s first female paramedic says helping those in need 'isn’t just what she does, it’s who she is'

Ministry launches allergy and asthma smartphone service

Ministry launches allergy and asthma smartphone service

The Ministry of Public Health's Supreme Committee for Healthcare Communications has launched a new smartphone service, as part of the "Qatar Health" app, to provide the public with information about asthma and allergies.

120,000 outpatients visit Communicable Disease Centre last year

120,000 outpatients visit Communicable Disease Centre last year

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Communicable Disease Centre (CDC) delivered care at more than 120,000 outpatient visits in 2018, it was announced on Monday.

130 participants attend HMC physiotherapy review course

130 participants attend HMC physiotherapy review course

Around 130 participants from different countries attended the fifth Qatar Physiotherapy Review Course event organised recently by Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC).

Following crash diets to lose weight risky, warns HMC nutritionist

Following crash diets to lose weight risky, warns HMC nutritionist

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) is urging the public to avoid extreme diets and fad weight loss programmes.