‘QCS” holds ‘Cancer Care Symposium 2’ At ’OCAC’

Qatar cancer society ‘QCS” held the ‘Cancer Care for Primary Car 2 ’ symposium in cooperation with Hamad Medical at Ooredoo Cancer Awareness Centre recently, Around 100 primary health care providers from the public and private sectors took part in the event, in addition to that some health care providers outside from Qatar were invited to be involved in such activity through effective collaborations such as Oman Cancer Association and International Cancer Prevention Consortium(ICPC) . The participants were honoured and certificates were given to the lecturers.

Sheikh Dr Khalid bin Jabor al-Thani – QCS chairman – said The organization of this symposium was the result of the Acharity’s efforts to fulfill its promise through the launch of quality programs of international standards in the field of awareness and training, As well as community partnerships that the Charity is keen to implement with all institutions.
“The centre will implement an awareness strategy to help change the mindset of the people about cancer and reduce the stigma associated with the disease, and it will also help increase the quality of life by increasing awareness about healthy and safe lifestyle to prevent cancer,” he added.

Dr. Abdul Azeem Abdul Haab ,QCS Vice Chairman – Director of Surgery Department, Chief Medical Staff at Al- Ahli Hospital in Qatar, said the symposium was delivered by speakers and top experts in the field of cancer from Qatar And Presented what healthcare provider needs to know about cancer such as The most common types of cancers among men in Qatar , Early detection of cancer and how to convert suspected cases of cancer , Palliative care for cancer patient and The role of primary health care providers in leukemia .
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the symposium included The CPD Activity is a Category 1 – Accredited Group Learning Activity as defined by the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners – Accreditation Department and is approved for a maximum of 8.5 hours. QCHP- AD Activity code A82, Dr. Abdul Azeem added.
About The Overall learning objectives He said ‘This activity will improve the participants’ knowledge about The signs and symptoms of various cancers to determine when a patient should be referred as a suspected cancer case, The referral and follow up pathways for suspected cancer cases in the State of Qatar, Current cancer epidemiology in the State of Qatar,


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