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PHCC digitises patient records

24th July 2016
Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has digitised patient records across all its health centres. 
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MoPH's food control drive ahead of Eid

30th June 2016
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in cooperation with authorities at all ports, food establishments and restaurants has intensified its campaign to ensure safety of food during the Eid Al Fitr holidays in the country. 
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Rheumatologists agree to new guidelines

30th June 2016
Rheumatologists and experts in guideline development from the Middle East, North America and Europe convened at a WCM-Q event to agree on common guidelines for ensuring high quality treatment for patients with rheumatoid arthritis across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). 
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WCM-Q Event Supports Qatar’s Growing Biomedical R&D Industry

30th June 2016
Biomedical researchers and industry representatives from across the globe met to discuss strategies for translating innovation from the laboratory to the marketplace at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) Industry Academia Interactions event.  
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Mapping the Qatari genome heralds new era of precision medicine

30th June 2016
Qatar now has its own population-specific genome resource after researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) mapped the genomes of more than 1,000 Qatari nationals. 
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Patients' stay at HGH for acute care surgery drops significantly

29th June 2016
The length of stay for patients requiring urgent surgery at Hamad General Hospital (HGH) for acute appendicitis has reduced from 4.3 days to 2.5 days thanks to an innovative new project designed to help patients in their recovery.  
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HMC, WCM-Q study looks at feasibility of saliva testing for diabetes

28th June 2016
Scientists from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have identified a biomarker (metabolite 1,5-anhydroglucitol – 1,5AG) that would allow noninvasive screening and monitoring of diabetes, using saliva instead of blood.  
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Tertiary Hospital to play key role in HMC’s expansion drive

28th June 2016
The Tertiary Hospital Group of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) will play a major role in the opening of new healthcare facilities over next 18 months in the country, said a senior official.  
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WH spreads awareness on antenatal care

28th June 2016
Women’s Hospital (WH) is spreading awareness on benefits of antenatal care through a series of educational classes aimed at helping women prepare for pregnancy and a normal child birth. 
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National Cancer Strategy 2011-2016 Review

 
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National Continuing Care Strategy

 
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