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Sidra launches paediatric robotic surgery programme

Sidra launches paediatric robotic surgery programme

The programme is designed to ensure Sidra Medicine practitioners can offer the best and the safest medical care to patients in Qatar and the region.

Health sector marks bladder cancer awareness month

Health sector marks bladder cancer awareness month

Bladder cancer occurs when abnormal cells within the bladder grow in an uncontrolled way.

Nepal healthcare protesters injured in clashes with police

Nepal healthcare protesters injured in clashes with police

Thousands took to the streets in solidarity with Dr Govinda KC, who has been on a hunger strike for nearly a month demanding reforms in the medical sector and education.

WISH forums to discuss nine global healthcare topics

WISH forums to discuss nine global healthcare topics

World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) 2018 will have nine forums and each one will present a report that tackles a pressing global healthcare challenge, it has been announced.

Revenge of a forgotten medical 'genius'

Revenge of a forgotten medical 'genius'

It's not an uncommon fate for a pioneering scientist: languishing unrecognised in his time before dying in obscurity. But as his 200th birthday approaches, the life-saving work of a Hungarian obstetrician is finally getting its due.

HMC receives award for excellence in life support

HMC receives award for excellence in life support

Hamad Medical Corporation has received the Extracorporeal Life Support Organisation’s Award for Excellence in Life Support (Gold Level) for its extracorporeal life support programme.

Qatar makes huge strides in healthcare sector since blockade

Qatar makes huge strides in healthcare sector since blockade

Qatar has witnessed great strides in the healthcare sector despite the illegal blockade that has been in place against the country since June 5, 2017.

PHCC recognises role of family doctors in healthcare system

PHCC recognises role of family doctors in healthcare system

Qatar is ranked 13th worldwide in terms of quality of healthcare and is in line with PHCC's vision to be Qatar's primary healthcare provider of choice.

MoPH aims to raise awareness on handwashing

MoPH aims to raise awareness on handwashing

The campaign, being launched on Saturday, is part of the ministry's participation in the celebration of the World Handwashing Day, which falls on May 5 each year.

Sidra Medicine to launch Poison Control Centre, IVF facility soon

Sidra Medicine to launch Poison Control Centre, IVF facility soon

Sidra Medicine will soon launch a Poison Control Centre and an In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) facility among several other services, Gulf Times has learnt.

SC medical records project to boost workers' health

SC medical records project to boost workers' health

Following a period of consultation with a variety of industry experts, the SC identified The Phoenix Partnership (TPP) to deliver a pilot project on Qatar Foundation Stadium.

Qatar Red Crescent marks 40 years of succour

Qatar Red Crescent marks 40 years of succour

QRC chairman Dr Mohamed bin Ghanim Al-Ali al-Maadheed thanked all those who have participated in the great achievements and success achieved by QRC in humanitarian relief inside and outside the country over the past 40 years.