Over 45,000 people benefit from QRCS medical services during Eid holidays Jul 29, 2021 0 325 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaThe Medical Affairs Division of Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) provided medical services to more than 45,000 people, mostly expatriates workers, during the Eid Al-Adha holidays.The services, including public-health services, ambulances and informative services, were offered under the Qatar Public Health Strategy.QRCS’ Training and Development Center also provided health education by producing and posting health messages via social media platforms. The messages provided advice on protection against high temperatures, especially during the hottest time of the day, as well as on first-aid for victims of emergencies like heat exhaustion and sunstroke.The health educators at Workers’ Health Centers provided live health education for the visitors, with all preventive measures in place. In partnership with Qatar Cancer Society (QCS), QRCS marked World Hepatitis Day by featuring awareness videos in three languages on the informative monitors at the patient waiting areas of Workers’ Health Centers. A total of 2,000 visitors benefited from these videos.At the same time, the four Workers’ Health Centers, managed and operated by QRCS under a cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), did their normal job of offering primary and emergency healthcare services for unmarried expatriate workers in Qatar.A wide range of services were provided by the health facilities over the period:Fereej Abdulaziz Workers’ Health Center: 2,723 visitors were served, including 1,591 patients at general medicine clinics, 503 various dressing cases, 375 dental cases, and 251 COVID-19 swabs.Mesaimeer Workers’ Health Center: 3,276 visitors were served, including 2,169 patients at general medicine clinics, 574 emergency cases, 355 dental cases, and 178 various dressing cases.Zekreet Workers’ Health Center (Dukhan): 374 visitors were served.Hemailah Workers’ Health Center (Industrial Area): Integrated health services were provided for chronic medical conditions, urgent cases, trauma, dressing, dental, and swabbing for suspected COVID-19 cases. During the Eid period, almost 5,000 patients were served.At the Mekaines Motel, QRCS medical professionals conducted 31,261 swabs, 307 clinical consultations, and 54 urgent case referrals. QRCS provides 24/7 medical care and treatment services at the quarantine facility, in coordination with the MoPH. Pages 1234 RELATED ARTICLES NIGERIAN PRESIDENT MEETS QATAR’S AMBASSADOR Jul 29, 2021 0 287 African countries, Katara plan cultural exchanges Jul 29, 2021 0 270 ‘Nepalese community needs cultural centre’ Jul 29, 2021 0 571 MME to organise national dialogues to develop food systems in Qatar QNA Doha The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) will hold national dialogues on August 8 and 9 to discuss ways to develop food systems in Qatar, the ministry has announced. Speaking at the conclusion of .. Briefs Amir sends condolences to king of Belgium The Amir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has sent a cable of condolences to HM King Philippe of Belgium on the victims of the floods that swept Belgium, wishing the ..