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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.

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.