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...

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...

Enhanced cyber security among top priorities for Qatar

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) The State of Qatar participated yesterday in the ministerial conference to launch a global declaration on the digital response to the coronavirus pandemic, entitled “Bridging the Digital Divides: The Digital Response to Coronavirus Pandemic”. The State of Qatar was represented by State Minister for Foreign Affairs H E Sultan bin...

NU-Q professors developing gaming app on contact tracing

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) A research grant to teach how infectious diseases spread and how they can be contained through a mobile gaming platform has been awarded to two Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) professors. Professors Anto Mohsin and Spencer Striker, are developing the app through a grant awarded by Hamad Bin Khalifa University...

Health minister meets COVID-19 survivors as Ras Laffan Hospital discharges its last patients

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) The Minister of Public Health, Her Excellency Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari, today visited Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Ras Laffan Hospital and met with the last recovered COVID-19 patients being discharged from that hospital.Ras Laffan was formally opened in April by His Excellency the Prime Minister and Minister of...

Qatar’s pandemic response inspired confidence in govt, says GU-Q expert

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) QATAR’S response to the pandemic has inspired confidence in the government and resulted in the social unification of a community working together to fight the effects of the crisis. This analysis was shared in the third instalment of QF partner Georgetown University in Qatar’s Pandemic Panels, a three part...

QSL: More players, officials undergo virus tests

Publication: The Peninsula (English | Newspaper) QNB Stars League (QSL) clubs yesterday continued to undergo the second round of coronavirus (COVID-19) tests and blood samples were taken for laboratory analysis after they completed a period of 14 days in hotel, as per the general plan and protocol developed ahead of the resumption of 2019-20 QSL season. Al Gharafa,...

Be careful in beaches, pools; drowning risk higher among children below 10 years: HMC

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has stressed the importance of community members taking the necessary measures and precautions when visiting beaches and swimming pools, in order to avoid risks of drowning.Dr. Khalid Abdulnoor, Senior Consultant Emergency Medicine and Director of the Hamad International Training Center at Hamad Medical Corporation, said...

Daily Lab capacity for COVID-19 tests to reach 30,000

Publication: The Peninsula (English | Newspaper) The daily laboratory capacity for COVID-19 tests will reach 30,000 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests by the end of July, according to Head of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Hamad Medical Cooperation (HMC), Dr. Einas Al Kuwari. The current laboratory capacity is 20,000 daily tests. Hamad Medical...

QRCS excels in managing quarantine facility in Mekaines for COVID-19 patients

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) QATAR Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has exceeded expectations in managing workers’ quarantine facility in Mekaines. As the COVID-19 crisis began, the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) assigned the operation of the facility to QRCS, as a reliable strategic partner with considerable experience in disaster response, medical services and emergency...