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Workers’ hospitals in Qatar to open soon

Workers’ hospitals in Qatar to open soon

Two workers’ hospitals will be opened in 2018 and another one in early 2019 to cater to the healthcare needs of male labourers, a senior official at Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health has announced.

115 dead as Yemen cholera outbreak spreads

115 dead as Yemen cholera outbreak spreads

A cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen has killed 115 people and left 8,500 ill as hospitals struggle to cope with an influx of patients, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Sunday.

Hospitals divert ambulances after UK cyber attack

Hospitals divert ambulances after UK cyber attack

Hospitals and doctors' surgeries across England were forced to turn away patients and cancel appointments on Friday after a nationwide 'ransomware' cyber attack.

HMC, Korean hospitals perform complex procedures

HMC, Korean hospitals perform complex procedures

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and two South Korean hospitals have performed complex surgical procedures in Qatar as part of a collaboration to improve healthcare in the two countries, the South Korean embassy said.

Tennessee school bus crash kills six children

Tennessee school bus crash kills six children

A bus carrying elementary students home from school in Chattanooga, Tennessee, crashed on Monday afternoon, killing at least six children and sending nearly two dozen to a hospital with injuries, authorities said.

HMC’s OPD clinics to be closed from Sept 11 to 13

HMC’s OPD clinics to be closed from Sept 11 to 13

Hamad Medical Corp (HMC) has announced the timings of its clinics and departments during the Eid al-Adha holidays. All emergency services across HMC’s network of hospitals will continue to operate 24 hours a day.

Coalition wants urgent talks over MSF Yemen pullout

Coalition wants urgent talks over MSF Yemen pullout

The Saudi-led coalition fighting rebels in Yemen said on Friday it wanted urgent talks with Doctors Without Borders (MSF) over the charity's withdrawal of staff from six hospitals in the war-torn country.

Suu Kyi meets Chinese PM; to sign deals on hospitals, bridge

Suu Kyi meets Chinese PM; to sign deals on hospitals, bridge

China and Myanmar are set to sign deals to build a strategic bridge near their border and two hospitals in the Southeast Asian country, as leader Aung San Suu Kyi met government leaders in Beijing.

Blood donors at HMC centre top 144,800

Blood donors at HMC centre top 144,800

The Blood Donor Centre at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has registered a total of 144,805 donors, including 42,065 Qataris, from January 2002 to February 2016.

Top Indian hospital 'duped in kidney sale racket'

Top Indian hospital 'duped in kidney sale racket'

One of India's top hospitals unwittingly removed the kidneys of organ-trafficking victims believing they were donating them to relatives, a hospital spokesman said , after police arrested five over the racket.

Pakistan’s port city prepares in case heat wave strikes

Pakistan’s port city prepares in case heat wave strikes

Pakistan's meteorological office is not predicting a repeat of last year's extreme heat, but officials are preparing for the worst just in case.

Ashghal to hand over three hospitals by June

Ashghal to hand over three hospitals by June

Three new hospitals, built and equipped at a cost of QR3.7bn by Ashghal in Hamad Bin Khalifa Medical City, will be handed over to the Ministry of Public Health by the end of June.