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Thumama health centre treats 8,150 nationals of siege countries

Thumama health centre treats 8,150 nationals of siege countries

The Al Thumama Health Centre (HC) in Doha has provided medical services to more 8,150 nationals of the siege countries since the start of the blockade in June, according to local Arabic daily Arrayah.

PHCC to host international primary healthcare conference next week

PHCC to host international primary healthcare conference next week

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) will hold the third International Primary Health Care Conference under the patronage of HE the Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan al-Kuwari from November 17-19, at The Ritz-Carlton Doha.

 'Screen for Life' drive checks thousands for breast cancer

'Screen for Life' drive checks thousands for breast cancer

‘Screen for Life’, the National Breast and Bowel Cancer Screening Programme led by the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) and supported by Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), has conducted over 6,000 breast screenings since the programme was launched in 2016.

Doha Festival City partners with PHCC ‘Screen for Life’ programme

Doha Festival City partners with PHCC ‘Screen for Life’ programme

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC)'s National Breast and Bowel Cancer Screening programme, `Screen For Life`, is partnering with Doha Festival City until the end of this month to host an in-mall activation programme.

PHCC e-file system at 60 schools this year

PHCC e-file system at 60 schools this year

The Primary health Care Corporation (PHCC) will implement the electronic file system at 60 public schools for the academic year 2017-2018 as part of its efforts to promote school health services, improve the physical and psychological health of students as well as to support their abilities.

Awareness building marks PHCC's breastfeeding week observation

Awareness building marks PHCC's breastfeeding week observation

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has emphasised the valuable role of breastfeeding by highlighting the significant impact it has on the nutrition and well-being of an infant and its mother. The World Breastfeeding Week was observed during the first of week of August.

PHCC receives top accreditation from Canadian agency

PHCC receives top accreditation from Canadian agency

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has achieved the Diamond-level accreditation certificate from Accreditation Canada International, the highest level of accreditation awarded by the organisation.

Physiotherapy services launched at Al Shamal Health Centre

Physiotherapy services launched at Al Shamal Health Centre

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has launched physiotherapy services at Al Shamal Health Centre. The facility will receive referrals from Al Shamal, Al Ghwaireya and Al Ka’aban health centres.

Avoid headaches this Ramadan

Avoid headaches this Ramadan

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has provided several tips to avoid headaches during Ramadan. A variety of factors including thirst, low blood sugar, lack of sleep, tension, caffeine addiction, smoking and gastrointestinal exhaustion could trigger headaches during the fasting month.

PHCC cautions fasting patients on medication

PHCC cautions fasting patients on medication

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has urged hypertension patients to consult their physicians regarding medication during Ramadan.

Two health centres temporarily stop dental services

Two health centres temporarily stop dental services

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has announced that Al Khor Health Centre has stopped providing dental services until further notice, due to maintenance works.

‘Beautiful Smile’ to spread across health centres

‘Beautiful Smile’ to spread across health centres

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has launched the Beautiful Smile service at seven health centres, with a view to roll out to all health centres by the end of 2018.