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Public Health Care Facilities To Operate Normally During W…

(MENAFN-Gulf Times)

Health sector officials have confirmed that all hospitals and health centers affiliated with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) and Qatar Red Crescent Society will operate normally during FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and provide a full range of health care services. patients.

The public liaison officer between the health sector and the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy and the head of the Higher Health Liaison Committee of the Ministry of Health Ali Al-Khater, said the current road closures or changes will not prevent patients from reaching hospitals, health centers or clinics, and public healthcare will continue to provide a full range of services to patients during the World Cup with a commitment to ensure patient care is not affected during this time.

He urged patients to carefully plan their upcoming routes and paths and to leave the house early in order to reach the medical appointment on time, especially for facilities near the Corniche area or when visiting facilities near the stadiums where matches are held.

He explained that as part of facilitating patients’ access to health care during this period, both Hamad Medical Corporation and the Primary Health Care Corporation are offering more virtual appointments, where clinically appropriate, for those seeking medical advice for their outpatient. appointments while at home instead of going to the hospital.

Hamad Medical Corporation and the Primary Health Care Corporation have significantly increased the use of telephone consultations and other virtual services since the onset of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak as these virtual services have proved a resounding success with a high degree of patient satisfaction .

Patients can contact the Nesma’ak customer service team on 16060 or the PHCC Hayyak team on 107.

Patients of Hamad Medical Corporation and the Primary Health Care Corporation can also request the delivery of their medicines, medical reports, medical consumables and food products to their homes through Qatar Post, in exchange for a fee of just QR 20, by calling 16000.

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