QBRI collaborates with HMC on COVID-19 volunteer programme

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) is providing its full support to Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) COVID-19 efforts through a volunteer programme, which was carried out in the summer months of 2020. In June, QBRI employed all of its efforts to provide high-calibre volunteers to...

HMC’s Tobacco Control Centre highlights its experience in providing care for smokers during COVID-19 pandemic

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Centre, a designated World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre, recently participated in a virtual meeting organised by the WHO. The meeting  discussed smoking cessation services and related treatments. The discussion involved experts from the WHO in Geneva and the Regional Office for the Eastern...

QRCS opens coronavirus isolation facility at Bangladesh refugee camps

Publication: gulf-times.com - English (English | Website) Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has completed the construction and furnishing of an isolation facility inside the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies' (IFRC) largest field hospital, operated by QRCS and Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) at Refugee Camp No 7 in Cox's Bazar, southern...

HMC holds workshop on role of diabetes care professionals during Covid-19

Publication: gulf-times.com - English (English | Website) Diabetes care professionals from across Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) held a workshop highlighting the important role played by diabetes educators in supporting the delivery of safe care during the Covid-19 pandemic.The workshop emphasised the role of diabetes self-management education as a key component of patients diabetes care.Director of Diabetes...

Designated health centres continue to provide premarital screening service

Publication: gulf-times.com - English (English | Website) The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) confirmed that the premarital screening service remains available at the designated health centres, alongside all the precautionary measures to prevent coronavirus (Covid-19).The PHCC said that premarital screenings are ongoing amid the Covid-19 pandemic, but with precautionary measures to prevent the infection as well...

Ensure balanced diet to boost your immunity: HMC clinical dietitian

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) It is a must for you to take a healthy and balanced diet to keep your body’s immunity system on the track, a Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) clinical dietitian has advised.According to the expert, a healthy balanced diet should not be consumed only during the COVID-19 season but at...

13,000 nurses at the forefront of care for Covid-19 patients

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) Hamad Medical Corporation said that, since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, nearly 13,000 nurses have provided essential services to tens of thousands of patients across a wide spectrum of COVID-19 related healthcare sites. Nursing teams from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) have expertly delivered...

520 confirmed COVID-19 positive with 4 deaths and 961 recoveries on July 10

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) Ministry of Public Health today recorded 520 cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) and 961 people recovered from the virus in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people recovered in Qatar to 98232. The Ministry also announced 4 deaths due to Covid-19.  The total number of positive COVID-19 cases recorded...

Talabat ties up with Elite Paper Recycling to produce green boxes for grocery deliveries

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) Talabat, the region’s leading food and grocery delivery app, has stayed true to its promise for a greener environment by using recycled materials as delivery boxes. This green packaging initiative will be available for all grocery orders made through the app from stores such as Carrefour, Spar and Monoprix.Talabat...

QF entity creates intelligent tech solutions to tackle coronavirus

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) From the first week of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) was swift to respond – they developed a system that traces the movement of people based on cell phone data.“Our system helped the health authorities with contact tracing for COVID-19 positive patients, especially in the...