The therapeutic play programme, introduced two years ago at Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Al Wakra Hospital, has helped over 375 paediatric patients to date
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has said that Al Wakra Hospital's three emergency departments treat more than 30,000 patients, while the hospital's various outpatient departments give care to 20,000 patients each month.
Qatar’s only dedicated Burns Unit, located at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC)'s Al Wakra Hospital, received 7,900 patients at its outpatient clinics last year.
The play therapy programme, described as the 'first of its kind in Qatar', uses puppets, props and toys to help children understand their illness and express any fears they may have about treatment.
Parents should be aware of the symptoms of lazy eye (amblyopia) in their children and take them for routine eye examinations at least once in two years ...