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One-hour Covid-19 test being trialed at hospitals around London

One-hour Covid-19 test being trialed at hospitals around London

A COVID-19 test that gives results in just over an hour and which requires no labouratory, potentially allowing for swifter testing of much larger numbers of people ...

Australia concerned over 'malicious' cyber attack on hospitals

Australia concerned over 'malicious' cyber attack on hospitals

Australia has expressed concern over ‘malicious’ hacking attacks across the world by cyber criminals and state-based actors targeting hospitals, medical services and facilities ...

QRCS readies hospitals, care centres to tackle Covid-19 cases in Syria

QRCS readies hospitals, care centres to tackle Covid-19 cases in Syria

The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) said that its representative mission in Turkey had taken all necessary measures in case of any coronavirus (Covid-19) case appears in northern Syria ...

WHO says new China coronavirus could spread, warns hospitals worldwide

WHO says new China coronavirus could spread, warns hospitals worldwide

There may have been limited human-to-human transmission of a new coronavirus in China within families, and it is possible there could be a wider outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) said ...

HMC’s newest hospitals among its facilities accredited by JCI

HMC’s newest hospitals among its facilities accredited by JCI

Four of Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) newest hospitals are among the 13 facilities and services accredited this month by Joint Commission International (JCI).

HMC gets re-accreditation for palliative care programme

HMC gets re-accreditation for palliative care programme

Palliative care is the care provided for people who have a life-limiting illness and for whom the primary goal is quality of life.

Kerala issues alert after snakes spotted at flood-hit homes

Kerala issues alert after snakes spotted at flood-hit homes

Local media said several hospitals in the worst-hit areas of northern and central Kerala had reported an increase in the number of patients seeking treatment for snake bites.

Syrian offensive knocks hospitals out of service

Syrian offensive knocks hospitals out of service

President Bashar al-Assad is aiming to restore control over rebel-held areas at the borders with Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Technology plays key role at HMC's central pharmacy

Technology plays key role at HMC's central pharmacy

The pharmacy supplies medication to Qatar Rehabilitation Institute, the Women’s Wellness and Research Center, and the Ambulatory Care Center.

New HMC hospitals designed to promote healing

New HMC hospitals designed to promote healing

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has said its three new hospitals "have been planned and built using a state-of-the-art patient-friendly design and unique safety features" ...

Patients benefitting from advanced technology at new HMC hospitals

Patients benefitting from advanced technology at new HMC hospitals

Patients attending Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) three new hospitals are benefitting from some of the most technologically advanced digital healthcare environments in the Middle East.

Three dead as diphtheria spreads in Yemen

Three dead as diphtheria spreads in Yemen

The WHO also confirmed diphtheria cases had appeared in Yemen, where war and a port and airport blockade has left hospitals struggling to secure basic medical supplies including vaccines.