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...

WCM-Q Research Sheds New Light on Treatment-Resistant Cancers

Publication: albawaba.com - English (English | Website) Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have devised a new way of testing cancer treatments to reveal how some tumors are able to resist chemotherapy drugs and continue to spread. Led by Dr. Anna Halama, Assistant Professor of Research in Physiology & Biophysics, the WCM-Q team combined two innovative research...

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...

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...

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...