Under the Patronage of His Excellency The Minister of Public Health, the Supreme Council of Health is holding an important event on Sunday to highlight the achievements in Transforming Mental Health in Qatar. Invited presenters and guests will learn about the progress in implementing Qatar’s first National Mental Health Strategy 2013-2018, launched in December 2013.
The event also marks World Mental Health Day, a global initiative for mental health awareness and advocacy, which occurs on October 10.The National Mental Health Program is a National Health Strategy project.
"The new programme of licensing and accreditation of healthcare facilities will begin from March 2016," stated Dr Aisha al-Ali, manager, Healthcare Facilities, SCH, on the sidelines of the ongoing 32nd Conference of the International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua).
Ooredoo has announced it is a platinum sponsor of the upcoming 2015 Employee Health & Wellbeing Conference and will conduct a workshop on corporate wellness at the event. Officially supported by the Supreme Council of Health, the conference will be held from 11-13 October.
Taking place on October 7, the webinar forms part of the ‘Safer Care Accelerator’ series by Leading Health Systems Network (LHSN).
A medical team led by Dr Abdullah Al Ansari, Deputy Chief of Medical, Academic and Research Affairs for Surgical Services at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is piloting an advanced model of acute care surgery at Hamad General Hospital.
The health sector has seen a large number of developments over the years but the health services need a lot of improvement all across the world, stated a leading international physician yesterday. He also pointed out that patient safety should be the priority in the healthcare services.
Walking is the most appropriate form of physical activity especially for the middle aged and the elderly, a physician from the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) said yesterday. He added that 10,000 steps, was the ideal number, one needed to walk a day.
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National Mental Health Strategy Event, Transforming Mental Health in Qatar - 11th October 2015 (Invitation Only)
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