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Sidra launches trauma programme, signs up to Qatar Trauma System

Sidra launches trauma programme, signs up to Qatar Trauma System

Sidra Medicine, a member of Qatar Foundation, has launched the paediatric trauma programme, marking the full ramp up of the hospital’s paediatric emergency services.

Sidra conducts paediatric hip preservation surgeries

Sidra conducts paediatric hip preservation surgeries

Sidra Medicine has successfully performed a series of hip preservation surgeries on young patients using the modified Dunn procedure.

Sidra to receive first inpatient in January 2018; get new name

Sidra to receive first inpatient in January 2018; get new name

Sidra Medical and Research Center, renamed and re-branded as Sidra Medicine, will receive its first inpatient by mid-January next year, it was announced.

Sidra announces first P-Valve implant without open-heart surgery in Qatar

Sidra announces first P-Valve implant without open-heart surgery in Qatar

Twenty year-old Ahlam, born with a congenital heart defect, known as Tetralogy of Fallot, is the first patient in Qatar to receive a P-Valve implant without open-heart surgery, Sidra Medical and Research Center announced on Friday.

Sidra to launch live-streaming to keep staff better informed

Sidra to launch live-streaming to keep staff better informed

In a first for Qatar, Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) will soon introduce a unique facility to stream some of the proceedings of the organisation through an in-house application.

Over 1,300 attend Sidra Recruitment Open Day

Over 1,300 attend Sidra Recruitment Open Day

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) received over 2,300 applications as a result of its National Recruitment Open Day recently. The event targeted more than 100 entry-level and mid-level medical administration careers at Sidra for Qataris and those with Qatari mothers.

Sidra's new app seeks to enhance patient experience

Sidra's new app seeks to enhance patient experience

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) has launched an app called 'Saffara' to enhance patient experience at the hospital.

 Sidra lines up series of health education sessions for mothers

Sidra lines up series of health education sessions for mothers

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) is in the process of hiring lactation consultants as it is observing World Breastfeeding Week from August 1 to 7 with a series of health education updates for mothers.

Sidra launches open science publishing programme

Sidra launches open science publishing programme

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) has announced the launch of its own open science publishing programme on F1000Research.

Sidra cardiologist pioneers heart valve surgery in Qatar

Sidra cardiologist pioneers heart valve surgery in Qatar

Prof Ziyad M Hijazi, chair of the Department of Paediatrics and the director of the Sidra Cardiac Programme at Sidra Medical and Research Center, recently performed four pioneering surgeries on congenital heart defects patients in Qatar.

Focus on learning as Sidra launches new strategy

Focus on learning as Sidra launches new strategy

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) has launched its National Development Strategy 2.0. The strategy is a clear affirmation to support Qatar’s National Vision 2030 and the country’s national health strategies.

Sidra holds forum on genetic causes of common disorders

Sidra holds forum on genetic causes of common disorders

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) recently concluded Cudos 2017 - its first conference for understanding the genetic causes of complex diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity and strokes.