HBJ Foundation donates QR2mn to HMC for treating Covid-19 patients
June 06 2020 02:26 AM
HBJ-HMC agreement
The agreement was signed by HMC’s Chief of Healthcare Facilities Hamad Nasser al-Khalifa and board member and CEO of Jassim and Hamad Bin Jassim Charitable Foundation Saeed Mathkar al-Hajri.

QNA/Doha

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has recently signed a co-operation agreement with Jassim and Hamad Bin Jassim Charitable Foundation (HBJ Foundation).
Under the agreement, the charitable foundation will donate QR2mn in financial support to HMC for the treatment of Covid-19 patients who are receiving healthcare across HMC facilities.
The agreement was signed by HMC’s Chief of Healthcare Facilities Hamad Nasser al-Khalifa and board member and CEO of Jassim and Hamad Bin Jassim Charitable Foundation Saeed Mathkar al-Hajri.
On behalf of HMC, al-Khalifa thanked HBJ Foundation for its initiative and generous contribution.
He stressed that HMC is committed to delivering effective and high-quality care to all Covid-19 patients in accordance with the highest internationally approved standards.
“This contribution will significantly support the success of our efforts to combat Covid-19 pandemic.
This noble initiative of HBJ Foundation shows how all institutions in the country are co-operating and working together to defeat the virus. It also highlights the Foundation’s commitment to promoting social work and supporting the development of our community as part of its social responsibility.
“We thank HBJ Foundation for their humanitarian role and continued support to the health sector, and especially for their constant desire to promote their partnership and co-operation with HMC to help combat the Covid-19 pandemic,” added al-Khalifa.
Saeed Mathkar al-Hajri said that this initiative was based on the directives of HE Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabor al-Thani and in continuation of a series of community initiatives implemented by HBJ Foundation to combat Covid-19 pandemic.
The initiative is aimed at supporting the efforts of the government and health sector organisations as they implement all necessary precautionary measures to combat Covid-19 virus, as well as supporting HMC’s efforts to combat the pandemic and protect the society.
He added that HBJ Foundation will continue to co-operate with HMC and contribute to covering the costs of treatment of Covid-19 patients.
HMC has also co-operated over the past period with HBJ Foundation to combat the pandemic, as HBJ Foundation donated QR2,750,000 to cover the costs of establishing a quarantine facility in the Industrial Area dedicated to Covid-19 patients.
HMC provides free-of-charge healthcare to all Covid-19 patients in Qatar, including citizens and expatriate residents.

Last updated: June 06 2020 01:06 PM


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