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PHCC health centres provide services to 9,000 visitors during National Sports Day

  • Feb 10, 2021
  • Author: QT-Online
  • Number of views: 13205
  • Health/Medicine
QNA
Doha
The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) stressed the importance of exerting utmost efforts to provide the best medical services and health care to citizens and residents, which reflects the efforts it's making in the field.
During National Sports Day on Tuesday, 8,977 Qataris and non-Qataris visited 18 out of the 27 health centers, PHCC stated, indicating that includes all the 3,293 patients who were received in general medicine and family medicine clinics, while dental clinics received 212 patients, in addition to all urgent cases units that were received in the centres of Abu Baker Al Siddiq, Al Ruwais, Al Sheehaniya and Al Kaaban, Gharrafat Al Rayyan, Rawdat Al Khail, Muaither and Umm Salal, where each case was dealt with according to its necessity.
PHCC stated that it also provided a number of specialized clinic services, including ENT and dermatology clinics, in addition to pharmaceutical, radiology and laboratory services during National Sports Day to meet the needs of all patients.
Regarding the services provided by PHCC at its centres within the framework of the efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, PHCC indicated that through its health centers it received and examined suspected cases around the clock, and that the Rawdat Al Khail and Umm Salal Health Centers have been fully allocated to deal with these cases, in addition to providing a COVID-19 examination through vehicles service to all visitors who attended with their own vehicles, and conducting an examination for them inside their vehicles without the need to enter the health centre.
PHCC noted that the community call centre provided 138 for virtual medical consultations to the clients that contacted without prior appointment with the service line 16000, indicating that this type of counselling achieves the speed of patients, whose cases are classified as urgent, to obtain the necessary health care and any prescriptions for drugs they need through a specialized doctor, while ensuring social distancing.
PHCC confirmed that all the health centres on duty during National Sports Day were keen to receive visitors without delay in fulfilling their needs or increasing their waiting time, pointing out that meeting the needs of the visitors is one of the main priorities it is keen to achieve, as this is one of the most important pillars of the national strategy for health, and in line with Qatar National Vision 2030.