QRCS and OCHA support therapeutic nutrition for helping save lives in Syria

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has begun the implementation phase of a project to support life-saving therapeutic and preventive nutrition services in Syria with funding from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).During the preliminary phase, staff have been hired and trained and the...

Qatar Red Crescent Society to mark World Humanitarian Day today

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) will celebrate World Humanitarian Day today, when the world appreciates the heroic sacrifices of humanitarian workers, commemorates those killed while performing their professional and humanitarian duty.Under the theme of ‘Providing Life-Saving Support during the Pandemic’, World Humanitarian Day comes as ongoing global efforts are...

Over QR94 mn raised for Lebanon blast victims

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) The live fundraising campaign — Lebanon in Our Hearts — has raised over QR94 million during a live transmission on Qatar TV on Saturday.The donations were made by individuals, banks and companies based in the country for the Beirut blast victims.Donators that included several companies, eateries etc voluntarily came...

We are entrusted with humanitarian message, action: QRCS president

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) President of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) Dr Mohamed bin Ghanem Al Ali Al Maadheed has stressed the importance of centering humanitarian action around the ultimate goal of alleviating the suffering of the vulnerable and serving those in need.“We are entrusted with the humanitarian message and action, which requires...

Qatar Charity Eid Al-Adha programme set to benefit 1.6m people in 30 nations

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) Qatar Charity (QC) has launched the Eid Al-Adha campaign for 2020, targeting some 1.6 million beneficiaries in 30 countries, across Qatar, Asia, Africa and Europe.The campaign, with the support from the people in Qatar, aims to provide 42,286 Udhiyah at an estimated cost of about QR20 million, focusing on...

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...

QRCS sponsors surgeries at Gaza’s Al Shefaa Medical Complex

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) In a sophisticated surgery that lasted for hours inside the operating room of the Al-Shefaa Medical Complex in Gaza, Dr. Iad Al-Roubi, the senior urologist hired by Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS), and his medical team managed to remove a big prostate gland enlargement in a patient (65) who...

Integrated QRCS efforts produced impressive results locally & internationally: Al Maliki

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) The different divisions and departments of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) have been working in full coordination, which reflected positively on the organisation’s reputation and professional performance in providing humanitarian assistance for the vulnerable locally and internationally, said Engineer Ibrahim Abdullah Al Maliki, QRCS’s Chief Executive Director and Acting...

People with special needs to participate in second edition of Colour Festival

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) The members of the Qatar Society for Rehabilitation of Special Needs (QSRSN) will participate in the second Colour Festival for people with disabilities which will begin its activities remotely on July 10. It is a global festival that shows shared social responsibility through joint cooperation between the Doha International...

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...