QCS holds discusses with international organisations

Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) chairman Sheikh Dr Khaled bin Jabor al-Thani has attended separate meetings with officials of Houston Methodist Global Health Care Services and Baylor St Luke’s Medical Centre.

Sheikh Dr Khaled and Houston Methodist Global Health Care Services EMEA business development director Talal Braidy discussed ways of co-operation and the latest developments in the issue of cancer control, patient care, and psychological and social support for people living with cancer, exchanging experiences and visits in conferences held between the two sides, as well as launching community awareness campaigns.

The meeting also presented the care services provided and available to patients in Qatar and the possibility of supporting regional co-operation with civil associations concerned with cancer, especially in Saudi Arabia.

Also discussed were ways to enrich the scientific contents of QCS’s website with the latest updates and points related to due diligence and governance for a potential international cooperation agreement.

The meeting was also attended by QCS scientific adviser Dr Hadi Mohamad Abu Rasheed and Houston Methodist Global Health Care Services country manager for Saudi Arabia, Najla al-Hudaib.

In the QCS chairman’s meeting with Baylor St Luke’s Medical Centre’s international services manager Ismail Abushaikha, the two parties discussed ways of co-operation and the latest developments in cancer control, support, empowerment, and advocacy for people living with the disease, as well as professional development and scientific research in the field of cancer, exchanging experiences and visits between the two sides and the healthcare services provided and available in Qatar.

At the end of the meetings, the guests toured the QCS awareness centre and expressed admiration for the services provided as well as the modern facilities.
Sheikh Dr Khaled welcomed all avenues of co-operation locally and internationally to develop QCS programmes and plans through the exchange of ideas and visions between experts from various sectors and utilising the same for developing cancer awareness and providing the best services.

“The Qatar Cancer Society spares no effort to achieve its vision to be the community partnership platform for making Qatar a leader in cancer prevention and its burden control, by working with partners to educate the community, support, empower and advocate for individuals living with cancer, and engage in professional development and scientific research,” he said.

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