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HMC receives 30 paintings of Qatar’s heritage, wildlife and marine life

HMC receives 30 paintings of Qatar’s heritage, wildlife and marine life

In an initiative to appreciate the efforts of Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) medical staff in confronting the Covid-19 pandemic, Al-Housh Art Gallery of the Qatar Artistic Movement donated the 30 paintings, which shall be displayed in HMC’s facilities.

Al Wakra Hospital performs 570 hernia surgeries yearly

Al Wakra Hospital performs 570 hernia surgeries yearly

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Al Wakra Hospital, which was designated five years ago as a Centre of Excellence for Hernia Surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC), performs upwards of 570 hernia surgeries each year.

Al Wakra Hospital health informatics workshop to boost patient-care

Al Wakra Hospital health informatics workshop to boost patient-care

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Al Wakra Hospital organised a series of workshops titled ‘Fundamentals of Research in Health Informatics’ as part of its efforts to encourage knowledge-sharing and improve competencies in the latest research methodologies among its staff.

HMC Adult Allergy Division feted as Center of Excellence

HMC Adult Allergy Division feted as Center of Excellence

Hamad Medical Corporation's Adult Allergy and Immunology Division has been designated as a Center of Excellence by the World Allergy Organisation — a worldwide alliance of allergy and clinical immunology societies.

HMC’s Ambulance Service records more than 1.2mn electronic patient encounters

HMC’s Ambulance Service records more than 1.2mn electronic patient encounters

Hamad Medical Corporation’s Ambulance Service has recorded more than 1.2 million patient encounters via its electronic patient clinical record (EPCR), helping advance the quality of care the service provides to patients

HMC launches innovative free weight loss webinar series

HMC launches innovative free weight loss webinar series

Obesity experts from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) will host a series of four live webinars in Arabic designed to help people lose weight and live healthy lifestyles.

Warning over dangers of burning charcoal, wood inside homes

Warning over dangers of burning charcoal, wood inside homes

As cooler weather conditions begin to set in, an emergency medicine specialist at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has warned the public about the dangers of burning charcoal and wood inside their homes.

HMC’s National Obesity Treatment Center among 'world’s largest'

HMC’s National Obesity Treatment Center among 'world’s largest'

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) National Obesity Treatment Center has continued to expand its care services since opening its doors in 2017 and is today "one of the largest" obesity treatment facilities in the world

Smoking can severely damage lungs, lead to serious health problems

Smoking can severely damage lungs, lead to serious health problems

The Tobacco Control Centre at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has warned smoking is closely linked to lung infections.

Incorrect use of antibiotics make infections harder to treat

Incorrect use of antibiotics make infections harder to treat

To recognise World Antimicrobial Awareness Week from 18 to 24 November, experts at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) are advising the public that incorrect use, especially overuse, of antibiotics is making a growing number of infections harder to treat.

1,800 stroke patients treated so far this year, says HMC

1,800 stroke patients treated so far this year, says HMC

Despite the emergence of Covid-19 in Qatar, Hamad Medical Corporation’s Stroke Service has continued to provide safe and effective care for all patients with a confirmed or suspected stroke

Smoking can cause Type 2 diabetes, says HMC experts

Smoking can cause Type 2 diabetes, says HMC experts

Smokers are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than non-smokers, according to Dr Ahmad al-Mulla, head of Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Centre.