PHCC begins home delivery of medicines Apr 05, 2020 0 1072 12345 QNADohaThe Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has announced the start of home delivery service of medicines in cooperation with Qatar Post, by communicating on phone numbers through the “WhatsApp” app, which was allocated to each health centre.In a stament, the PHCC said the home delivery service aims to limit patients’ visits to health centres and to assure the need of community members to stay at home to curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).Patients can request for the medicine delivery service via WhatsApp numbers for each health centre from Sunday to Thursday (from 8 am until 2 pm and from 4 pm to 10 pm). There will be no service during the weekend (Friday and Saturday). The PHCC added that the medicine delivery service was launched during the first stage for Qatari citizens only, and it will be made available to all soon, for free.As for medicine charges, they are free for Qataris and for the category exempt from paying the fees and for citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council states. For the non-exempt category and residents, the payment will be by bank card. Cash is not accepted.The PHCC stressed on the continuous work to facilitate access to all services by the best available means in order to maintain the continuity of their provision and develop them in a manner commensurate with the current situation. RELATED ARTICLES 16 more recover from COVID-19; 250 new cases detected Apr 05, 2020 0 3308 Katara launches initiative to donate 5 tonnes of vegetables to needy people daily Apr 05, 2020 0 2191 Ministry sets evaluation policy for end of second semester exams Apr 05, 2020 0 1877 Qatar distributes food parcels in Gaza The Qatari Committee for the Reconstruction of Gaza, in coordination with the Qatar Fund for Development, distributed food parcels to hundreds of vulnerable families in the Gaza Strip on Saturday. Chairman of the .. Spike in COVID-19 cases due to more lab tests: MoPH official Tribune News Network Doha The sharp rise in confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases is due to large number of laboratory tests being conducted now, a top Ministry of Public Health official has said. The number of tests .. Rapid COVID-19 test soon, says health official QNA Doha Qatar is looking forward to conduct high-speed tests to diagnose coronavirus (COVID-19) and is ready to use a set of rapid testing equipment to combat its spread, Director of Public Health Department at the ..