PHCC intensifies Bowel Cancer Awareness and Screening program through community-wide activities

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Aimed at strengthening efforts towards raising awareness about bowel cancer and the life-saving benefits of bowel cancer screening, the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has announced that Bowel Cancer Awareness Month will be conducted in March of every year. Thus, in solidarity with the rest of the world, PHCC starting March1st will be organizing several… Read more »

Popular Qatari Theatre and TV Actor Adel Al Ansari Is PHCC’s Bowel Cancer Awareness and Screening Program’s Ambassador

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The Breast and Bowel Cancer Screening Program, which is planned and being implemented by the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC), is expected to gain further public attention with the appointment of Qatar’s highly regarded theatre and TV personality, Adel Al Ansari, as its Bowel Cancer Screening Awareness Ambassador and Key Endorser. Adel Al Ansari started… Read more »

Healthcare Teams Join Forces to Beat Cancer

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The Ministry of Public Health, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) today join millions around the world in marking World Cancer Day 2016. This year’s theme – “We Can – I Can” underlines the fact that everyone in our community from healthcare providers and policy makers through to members of… Read more »

The First Breast & Bowel Cancer Screening Center Now Open

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Under the patronage of His Excellency Abdullah bin Khalid Al Qahtani, Minister of Public Health, HE Ahmed bin Abdullah Al-Khulaifi, Assistant Secretary General for Administrative Affairs at the Ministry of Public Health, along with other high-ranking health officials from the public healthcare sector, have formally inaugurated Al Wakra Breast & Bowel Cancer Screening Center. Among… Read more »

Breast and Bowel Cancer Screening Program’s 800 1112 Call Center goes live

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The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC), the health agency tasked with leading the Breast and Bowel Cancer Screening Program, has announced the launch of its 800 1112 Call Center. This platform, along with its user-friendly and highly informative website, provides added convenience for the public to schedule cancer screening appointments. Manned by highly trained and… Read more »

Primary Health Care Corporation Launches ‘Screen for Life’ Program

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The formal launch of ‘Screen for Life’, a life-saving program that promotes education, awareness and early detection of cancer in Qatar, was officially announced at a press conference conducted by officials of public and private organizations tasked with delivering Qatar’s new wellness model of healthcare as outlined in its National Health Strategy (NHS) 2011-2016. The… Read more »

PHCC holds Physician Training for Breast and Bowel Screening Program

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The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has started the implementation of a rigorous Breast and Bowel Cancer Screening Physician Training. Focused on two cancer-screening areas: Breast Cancer Screening and Bowel Cancer Screening, the initial part of the training emphasized on the awareness campaign in preparation for the launch of the new cancer screening services to… Read more »

Sheikha Leena Bint Nasser Bin Khaled Al-Thani endorses ‘Screen for Life’ Program

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The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) is pleased to announce that Sheikha Leena Bint Nasser Bin Khaled Al-Thani, a prominent Qatari wife, mother and philanthropist, has agreed to provide her full support in the fight against breast cancer in Qatar as Ambassador of the ‘Screen for Life’ program. Breast cancer screening is an integral part… Read more »

Life-saving Breast and Bowel Cancer Screening program goes online

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‘Screen for Life’, the Breast and Bowel Screening program, a life-saving campaign that promotes education, awareness and early detection of cancer in Qatar, has widened the reach of its information and awareness drive with the launch of its website: www.screenforlife.qa. Amongst the content that can be accessed online is a highlight on the benefits of… Read more »