‘Health care affordable and easily accessible in Qatar’ Apr 14, 2019 0 881 12345 CATHERINE W GICHUKIDOHA QATAR’S healthcare services are are affordable and easily accessible to the entire population regardless of the area one lives in or their social status in the community, says Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) Consultant of Internal Medicine Dr Rania Mohamed El Hassan El Tahir.“The healthcare services are easy to access by each individual in the community, and are still expanding. We have new health centres opening every few months in different areas of Qatar. The Emergency Department treats hundreds of patients offering all kinds of diagnostic tests and consultation for free. And if at all they are required to pay, the amount is minimal as long as they have a valid health card,” Dr Tahir said.According to her, even those who donot have health cardsare helped by social services and management coordinators.“They arrange issuance of health cardsto them”, Dr Tahir said, adding that that a majority of such patients are labourers.” RELATED ARTICLES Vodafone Qatar makes first live 5G calls in the region Apr 14, 2019 0 3183 Bulgarian President visits Al Zaeem College Apr 14, 2019 0 1166 Qatar transforming diabetes care with unique programme Apr 14, 2019 0 965 NHRC’s international meet on combating impunity opens today Hisham Aljundi Doha A two-day international conference on combatting impunity and strengthening accountability and rule of law will begin in Doha on Sunday. To be held under the patronage of Prime Minister and Minister ..