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QCS Provides Distance Online Programs To Support Patients

18 Mar, 2020 12:00 AMAl Sharq Newspaper, Gulf TimesIntended Audience
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Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) has announced the conversion of all non-clinical (psychological and moral) support programs provided to cancer patients into online programs through establishing support groups on one of social media channels to broadcast educational videos concerning patients and instructions on how to maintain their health and safety.

A select group of experts and specialists covering all relevant topics is used to provide these online programs, in addition to allocating a direct line of communication to patients and their families to answer all questions and inquiries on all topics that concern them.

HE the Chairman of the Board of Directors of QCS, Sheikh Dr. Khalid bin Jabor Al Thani, said that this step comes within the framework of the preventive and precautionary measures that have been taken by the State of Qatar to curb the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). He added that QSC has adopted many electronic plans that included most of its awareness programs, whether those concerned with people living with the disease or educational campaigns, as well as those concerning professional development and scientific research in the field of cancer.

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