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Healthcare officials attend WISH meeting

Healthcare officials attend WISH meeting

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation, recently convened the first meeting of the WISH 2020 Policy Steering Committee

QFFD, QRCS team up to provide healthcare for Syrian refugees

QFFD, QRCS team up to provide healthcare for Syrian refugees

Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD) has signed an agreement with Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) to support the provision of life-saving Primary Healthcare for Syrian refugees in Al Za'tari camp in Jordan.

Minister shares Qatar's healthcare experience at AAHC meeting

Minister shares Qatar's healthcare experience at AAHC meeting

HE the Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohamed al-Kuwari attended the Association of Academic Health Centres (AAHC) annual meeting in Miami Florida as a Distinguished Lecturer.

Iran's Rouhani rules out any bilateral talks with US

Iran's Rouhani rules out any bilateral talks with US

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday ruled out holding any bilateral talks with the United States, saying the Islamic republic is opposed to such negotiations in principle.

QRCS backs healthcare sector in Gaza

QRCS backs healthcare sector in Gaza

With a $1mn budget, QRCS is implementing a mega project to enhance the health sector in Gaza, by providing medical expertise and training to staff.

PHCC to provide integrated healthcare through family medicine

PHCC to provide integrated healthcare through family medicine

Taking Qatar's healthcare services to a higher level, the Family Medicine Model (FMM), launched recently by the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC), aims to provide integrated services.

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).

Physically challenged legislator seeks hike in healthcare budget allocation

Physically challenged legislator seeks hike in healthcare budget allocation

A physically challenged member of Swiss Parliament, the Federal Assembly, has advocated for an increase in budget allocation on healthcare and universal health coverage.

Trump says vote on healthcare can wait until after 2020 election

Trump says vote on healthcare can wait until after 2020 election

US President Donald Trump said on Monday he was willing to wait until after the 2020 presidential election to get Congress to vote on a new healthcare plan, giving Republicans time to develop a proposal ...

HMC achieves zero harm for patients in some facilities

HMC achieves zero harm for patients in some facilities

Hamad Medical Corporation has achieved zero percent harm for patients in some of its facilities in 2018, a top health official said on Saturday.

Apple Watch detects irregular heart beat in large US study

Apple Watch detects irregular heart beat in large US study

The Apple Watch was able to detect irregular heart pulse rates that could signal the need for further monitoring for a serious heart rhythm problem, according to data from a large study funded by Apple Inc, demonstrating a potential future role for wearable consumer technology in healthcare.

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.