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HMC Reiterates Need For ‘Safe Zone’ At Home

 The Hamad Medical Corporation  has reiterated the importance of creating a ‘safe zone’ in the house to protect elderly family members and those with chronic conditions from Covid-19. Through an infographic on social media yesterday, HMC explained how to have a ‘safe zone’ at home and the relevant dos and [...]

August 18th, 2020|

Aster Volunteers Set To Conduct Blood Donation Drive

Aster Volunteers, an affiliate organization of Indian Community Benevolent Forum (ICBF) under the aegis of Embassy of India is all set to organise a blood donation drive to raise awareness on the importance of blood donation among the public. The blood donation will be held with the support of Hamad [...]

August 13th, 2020|

How Screen Time May Be Contributing to Dry Eye

Staring at screens for long periods of time can impact your eye health. Experts advise people to be more mindful of this as COVID-19 has forced us inside where people are watching more TV and looking at their phones more often. What causes dry eye There’s no uniform cause for [...]

August 12th, 2020|

Virtual Consultations For Pregnant Women And Breastfeeding Mothers

Women’s Wellness and Research Centre (WWRC) will hold virtual training for breastfeeding and telephone consultations for pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers for three days from today to observe World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) 2020 and in compliance with infection control measures against the spread of Covid-19. WWRC, which is a centre [...]

August 11th, 2020|

Timings For Receiving Birth Registration Forms

Is your child born in Qatar? If yes, you will need to register for a birth certificate through Ministry of Public Health in order to acquire identification documents. Read on to know the procedures of issuing a birth certificate here in Qatar. Who can register? The Ministry of Public Health [...]

August 11th, 2020|

PHCC Reiterates Dangers Of Smoking Amid Pandemic

The Primary Health Care Centre has reiterated the harmful effects of smoking during the Covid-19 pandemic in the light of preliminary and ongoing research that suggests that all tobacco use could result in life threatening complications for smokers who become infected. Dr Mohamed al-Otaibi, senior family medicine consultant at PHCC’s [...]

August 9th, 2020|