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Health Care

Qatar best in the Mideast for tourists with special needs

Qatar has accomplished yet another feat in making it the most accessible tourist destination for people with disabilities in the region. It has become the first country in the Middle-East region to feature in list of ‘Wheel The World’ - a travel company that promotes tourism for those with disabilities [...]

December 4th, 2019|

HMC’s Falls Prevention Clinic first of its kind in Qatar

In response to Qatar’s growing elderly population, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has continued to expand its geriatric medicine services with the Geriatric and Long-Term Care Department now operating across multiple sites and hospitals. Dr. Kawa Amin, Consultant Geriatrician, says HMC’s Falls Prevention Clinic, which is located at Rumailah Hospital and [...]

December 3rd, 2019|

First robotic procedure to treat kidney stones

A team of surgeons at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has performed the first kidney stone treatment procedure using the Roboflex surgical robot at Hazm Mebaireek General Hospital (HMGH). The state-of-the-art flexible laparoscope technology allows for the effective, non-invasive treatment of kidney stones and the operation marked the first time the [...]

November 19th, 2019|

New HMC treatment brings hope for people with alopecia areata

A new treatment method introduced at the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has made a significant impact on individuals with alopecia areata, a common autoimmune disorder that often results in unpredictable hair loss. Some 30 individuals have been treated for alopecia areata at HMC’s Department of Dermatology and Venereology with the [...]

November 10th, 2019|

List of over 50 facilities providing free influenza vaccine

As Qatar health ministry launches the influenza vaccination campaign for the fifth year, the Ministry of Public Health has published a list of governmental, semi-governmental and private clinics offering the free vaccine in the country on its Twitter account. Apart from the PHCC health centres and HMC, there are three [...]

November 6th, 2019|