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We would like your views on the draft Qatar National E-Health and Data Management Strategy

30 July 2015

The Supreme Council of Health (SCH) would like to know your views on the draft National E-Health and Data Management Strategy for the State of Qatar. Between now and 30th August 2015 you can submit your comments via

If you represent a private healthcare provider or E-Health solutions vendor we will also be discussing the draft Strategy at two Forums being held in the SCH Auditorium on the following dates:

  • Private healthcare providers – 12th August 2015, 12:00-3:00pm
  • E-Health Solutions Vendors – 23rd August 2015, 9:00am-12:00pm
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GCC unifies prices of 140 medicines

30 July 2015

The new medicines were added to the list of 2,704 approved by the GCC states in February. Initially, 4,263 medicines were suggested to be added in the plan in the second phase and 2,704 of them were approved. 

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Raising Awareness of Hepatitis

29 July 201

Hepatitis affects millions of people worldwide. Most people with chronic Hepatitis B or C are unaware of their infection, which puts them at a greater risk of developing cirrhosis or liver cancer which is life threatening.

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Research Grants for Parkinson’s Disease and Breast Cancer

27 July 2015

Hamad bin Khalifa University has won two Qatar National Research Fund grants to support research efforts under its College of Science and Engineering.

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WHO Patient Safety Champion to Speak in 'Safer Care Accelerator' Series

26 July 2015

The featured speaker is Professor Sir Liam Donaldson, the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Envoy for Patient Safety and Chairman of the Independent Monitoring for the Polio Eradication Programme.

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WISH Supports APAC Forum

26 July 2015

Taking place on 23-25 September 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand, the APAC Forum will bring together 1,700 of the leading minds in healthcare to discuss innovation in healthcare. 

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SCH Project to Develop Guidelines

14 July 2015

The Supreme Council of Health (SCH) has announced the start of work on a project pertaining to the “guiding principles for clinical practices” in Qatar.

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Phase 1 Project Report – Mapping the Current State Configuration

13 July 2015

NHS Project 1.2, Configuration of Hospital Services has now completed Phase 1 of the project.

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SCH Launches 'Choose Healthy Eating Habits' Campaign

12 July 2015

The Supreme Council of Health (SCH) has launched the “Choose Healthy Eating Habits” campaign with the aim of promoting awareness about the importance of eating healthy food and avoiding harmful habits.

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Ooredoo Launches Electronic Medical Record Service

12 July 2015

Ooredoo have announced that Qatar’s first cloud-based Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Practice Management System has gone live, supporting automated services for primary heathcare facilities in the country.

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Treating Heat Stroke

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