Quotes: US MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Qatar- HMC gains top training centre status  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - The Peninsula - 15/05/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has become the first medical facility in the region to be recognised as a centre for emergency ultrasound training.

The recognition was made at an award ceremony, attended by officials from HMC and Canadian Emergency Ultrasound Society (CEUS).

The training centre status follows the successful completion of four Emergency Department Echo/Ultrasound (EDE) courses offered at HMC since March 2013.

They were the initiative of specialists, including Hamad General Hospital's (HGH) Specialist in Emergency Medicine, Dr Aftab Mohamad Azad, the first Qatari to complete the North American Emergency Medicine Training Program,e. Director of Montreal-based General Hospital, Dr Joel Turner, and HGH's Emergency Medicine Senior Consultant and Emergency Medicine Residency Programme Director, Dr Azhar Abdul Aziz.

Fifty-five emergency physicians, including 48 from HMC and seven from Oman, Kuwait and the UAE, completed the courses.

Ten HMC emergency physicians were honoured at the ceremony as 'Independent Practitioners', a role which means they can continue to offer training to other physicians in Qatar.

CEUS President Dr Peter Ross said: "It is an honour to inaugurate the first CEUS training centre outside Canada, in the Middle East. We are proud of the fact that CEUS has the highest standards of training not only in Canada but around the world.

"We share HMC's vision to enhance competencies of its residents and faculty members, and we will continue efforts to reach the ultimate goal for every physician - to offer the best patient care."

The course, which has been taught to over 10,000 physicians internationally, enables physicians to rapidly diagnose critical illnesses for patients who come to emergency departments, often with life-threatening and serious medical problems.

Dr Azad, designated to be the first regional director for CEUS in the Middle East, said: "This is a great achievement for us since we as a team at HMC are always working to improve ourselves in every aspect, which is reflected in better care for our patients.

"We constantly encourage each other to improve and discover better ways to practise."

He stressed that in emergency medicine decisions are often paired with urgency and critical thinking, so every modality of diagnosing signs makes a tremendous difference to results.

 






  MENA News Headlines
 Sep 2 2014 - Kuwait M2 surges 0.92 in JuneArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) KUWAIT CITY Aug 11 (KUNA): Kuwait's Money Supply (M2) surged to KD 34305.3 million up 0.9 percent month-on-month announced Monday the Central Bank of Kuwait. In its monthly ...

 Sep 2 2014 - S1P affirms Kuwait AAA-1 credit ratingArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) KUWAIT CITY Aug 16 (KUNA): Standard & Poor's (S&P) on Friday affirmed its 'AA/A-1+' long- and short-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on Kuwait ...

 Sep 2 2014 - Kuwait's July inflation rises by 2.712: reportArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times)  KUWAIT CITY Aug 25 (KUNA): Kuwait's annual record of the general index of consumer prices (inflation) rate rose in July by 2.71 percent compared with the same month of ...

 Sep 2 2014 - Summary of Local News Released Monday -1-Qatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) - The State of Qatar has condemned human rights violations in Iraq, including killings , war crimes, crimes against humanity, practices of forcible displacement and deprivation of the ...

 Sep 2 2014 - US Calls on Israel to Reverse its Land Appropriation DecisionQatar News Agency
(MENAFN - QNA) The US administration criticized Tuesday Israel's announcement of confiscating 3,800 dunams of Palestinian land in the West Bank for settlement activity. A US State Department ...

 Sep 2 2014 - Spain condemns Israeli decision to seize Palestine lands in W. BankKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Spain Monday condemned the Israeli government's decision to seize hundreds of acres of Palestinian lands in the West Bank, urging the Israeli authorities to ...

 Sep 2 2014 - UNHRC demands Iraq to bring to justice ISIL perpetratorsKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) Monday approved a resolution demanding Baghdad to bring to justice militants of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) ...

 Sep 2 2014 - Saudi Crown Prince Salman meets Hollande on Mideast, bilateral tiesKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Saudi Crown Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz, who is also deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister, kicked off an official visit to Paris Monday evening by dining at ...

 Sep 2 2014 - Battles NE Syria prompt mass exodus - SOHRKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The Syrian army intensified the bombardment on the northeastern city of Al-Hasakah city, forcing some 60,000 residents to flee their homes in the recent days, the ...

 Sep 2 2014 - GCC expected to have 4.2 pct growth this year - reportKuwait News Agency (KUNA)
(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) A recent economic report has expected the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to achieve a growth rate of 4.2 percent this year, worth about USD 1.7 trillion, compared ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

IPO News
Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

US Markets Details

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Investment Game
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

My MENAFN
Portfolio Tracker

Voting

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2000 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help