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Sidra Medicine Supports Blood Donation Campaign

More than 100 staff members from Sidra Medicine registered to donate blood yesterday at the mobile blood donation bus set up by Hamad Medical Corporation’s Blood Donor Centre. Dr Jason Ford, chair, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Sidra Medicine, encouraged people to donate blood and said: “I feel [...]

July 9th, 2020|

HMC Expands Services Provided To The Elderly

The Hamad Medical Corporation has announced the expansion of health services for the elderly to deliver comprehensive care for those who are over 60 years by providing them with services throughout the day. The HMC provides, through Department of Geriatrics, daycare services to the elderly from 7am-10pm in an effort [...]

July 8th, 2020|

HMC Warns Over Excessive Intake Of Supplements

Hamad Medical Corporation warned yesterday against excessive use of supplements without medical consultation, saying it could have dangerous side effects. HMC said that with the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) there has been a surge in promoting supplements on social media sites as an effective treatment and prevention method against [...]

July 8th, 2020|

Sidra Medicine physician publishes articles on treatment of Covid patients

Two articles about Covid-19 by a Sidra Medicine physician have been published in the long established, peer-reviewed ‘Journal of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamic’ and on the open-access platform, Taylor & Francis Online. The articles, ‘Remdesivir in the treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19)’ and ‘Covid-19 induced superimposed bacterial infection’, were [...]

July 7th, 2020|

MoPH Accredits 4 Covid Testing Centres in Turkey

The MoPH has approved four medical centres in Turkey where Qatari citizens can take Covid-19 tests, which if found negative will exempt them from the mandatory hotel quarantine upon arrival in Qatar. However, all such people have to agree for a home quarantine of 14 days. The official Qatar News [...]

July 7th, 2020|

Online ‘Aspire Summer 2020’ to promote healthy lifestyle

Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) has launched online “Aspire Summer 2020” on its official Instagram, Youtube accounts, to promote a healthy lifestyle and encourage individuals to exercise and stay fit during the summer. There are three programmes: The first is “Train and Challenge event” for kids from 5 to 10 years. [...]

July 2nd, 2020|