Qatar Charity, HMC sign memorandum of understanding

  • 4 months   ago

Qatar Charity (QC) and Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in supporting patients' activities and projects.

The agreement was signed by Mr. Jassim Muhammad Al-Emadi, Director of Programs and Community Development Department at Qatar Charity, and Mr. Ali Al Janahi, HMC’s Acting Assistant Managing Director.

The pact was inked in the presence of Mr. Ali Abdullah Al Khater, Chief Communications Officer at HMC, and Mr. Nasser Al Naimi, Deputy Chief of Quality, Center for Patient Experience and Staff Engagement and Director of Hamad Healthcare Quality Institute.

Mr. Ali Al-Khater said, this is a good initiative for the benefit of patients, and Qatar Charity always does something that benefits people, expressing his confidence that this agreement will be valuable to patients.

Mr. Nasser Al Naimi was delighted with the agreement signed with Qatar Charity. He said that this is the first agreement to enhance HMC’s patient experiences and support their participation with HMC, adding that “We seek to have a community partnership between the community and HMC through Qatar Charity’s donations.”

He also indicated that one of the main points under the agreement is establishing a fund to support activities promoted by Centre of patient experience and Staff engagement at HMC, noting that the center will be responsible for developing patient experiences and improving patient services provided by HMC.

For his part, Mr. Jassim Muhammad Al-Emadi, Director of Programs and Community Development Department at Qatar Charity, thanked HMC for its great trust in Qatar Charity. He emphasized that Qatar Charity is keen to continue cooperation and partnership with HMC to extend health assistance to patients, especially those with limited income.

He also said that this agreement comes within the framework of Qatar Charity's community responsibility, as it constantly seeks to improve the quality of its services provided for the benefit of humanity.

 

The MoU includes allocating clear projects for the patients and facilities and highlighting them through Qatar Charity’s channels, as well as supporting families of needy patients to face difficulties arising from the diseases or any other social reasons including death.

According to the MoU, both parties agreed to establish a fund to support activities promoted by Centre of Patient Experience and Staff engagement at HMC and support patients with limited income during receiving healthcare services at HMC.

Under the agreement, 7 million Qatari riyals will be allocated to support the patients and medical conditions where zakat funds apply, and purchase a mobile physiotherapy vehicle.

The MoU also includes implementing joint activities that serve the mutual goals of both parties, in addition to supporting some activities and events of social nature made by the Center of Patient Experience and Staff Engagement at HMC.

Source: Qatar Charity

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