According to the Qatar National Cancer Registry at the Ministry of Public Health, 16.2 percent of breast cancer cases diagnosed in Qatar are in women aged between 45 and 49 years old. Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in Qatar and the se
A team of health educators from the Patient and Family Education Department at Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Al Wakra Hospital recently organized a multidisciplinary program to help patients scheduled to have bariatric surgery better understand the su
Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) committee for blood transfusion announced a new program that monitors blood transfer procedures in the country. The Centralized Hemovigilance Program improves the quality of the blood transfusion chain, primarily focusing
September is World Alzheimer's Month, an international campaign organized to challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia and to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease. This year marks the 6th Global World Alzheimer’s Month and the theme for 2017 is “R
Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Hamad Trauma Center, through its Hamad Injury Prevention Program, is urging road users to take extra precautions as the start of the school year due to more traffic on the roads.
A multidisciplinary group of educators from Hamad Medical Corporation’s Home Healthcare Service (HCCS) recently hosted a workshop for family members who care for patients who have experienced a stroke.
Sepsis is a serious illness and can lead to a life threatening condition called septic shock. The condition is an extreme response triggered by an infection and if untreated can lead to shock, organ failure, and death.
As many schools across Qatar re-open this week after the long summer break, parents are advised to help their children establish a good bedtime routine and sleep schedule to ensure they are rested and fully alert for school.
Kitchen equipment, cooking, and hot food and drink, are thought to be responsible for more than half of all burns and scalds. Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is advising parents and caregivers to protect their young children from injury or permanent disab
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