PHCC hosts Fifth International Conference on Primary Health Care

PHCC hosts Fifth International Conference on Primary Health Care

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By QLNews

The Fifth International Conference on Primary Health Care (IPHCC), hosted by the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC), took place from November 9 to 12, 2023. The four-day conference was held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Doha and focused on the theme “Primary Care Today: Lessons Learnt, Future Action for Sustainability". The event took place at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Doha and saw an attendance of about 1,000 participants.

The event was held in the presence of HE Minister of Public Health Dr Hanan Mohammed al-Kuwari and was attended by healthcare professionals, researchers, and policymakers. There was also participation from leading medical and academic institutions from around the world.

The conference brought together speakers and subject-matter experts to share knowledge and best practices through panel sessions, exhibitions and workshops. There were six workshops and 30 sessions on different topics related to primary healthcare where medical practitioners and experts shared their experience and knowledge.

PHCC Managing Director and Chairperson of the IPHCC Organizing Committee Dr Mariam Abdul Malik commented about Qatar’s wise leadership and the framework of the National Health Strategy and Qatar National Vision 2030 which prioritizes and invests in people to accomplish progress.

The IPHCC also discussed the need to enhance community participation and cooperation between different sectors, focus on self-care, protect evidence-based options for patients, ensure that infectious and non-communicable diseases are addressed, as well as highlight value-based health care and patient well-being.

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