Umm Slal Health and Wellness Center is Now Open
HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and the Minister of Interior opened Umm Slal Health & Wellness Center in the presence of HE Dr. Hanan Al-Kuwari, Minister of Public Health, and Dr. Mariam Abdulmalik, Managing Director of Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) and President of the Public Works Authority and a number of officials in the health sector.
HE Dr. Hanan Al-Kuwari, Minister of Public Health, highlighted the State of Qatar’s commitment in the development of primary health care system in the country and the provision of an integrated and comprehensive health care for all the individuals of the community.
In addition, H.E. added that “Today, we are pleased to inaugurate Umm Slal health and wellness center, which is the third center opened this year by Primary Health Care Corporation. Moreover, PHCC will open new health centers in the upcoming period that will be built in accordance with the best international standards".
Dr. Al-Kuwari explained that “Umm Slal Center will offer integrated services for the primary health care, and will encourage citizens and residents to adopt healthy lifestyles to avoid possible preventable diseases. It is expected that the health and wellness center provides services to 50,000 patients and visitors”.
Dr. Mariam Abdulmalik, Primary Health Care Corporation Managing Director said that “the new health center is a replacement of the old one and provides wellness services. Umm Slal is the third center opened of this nature after Leabaib and Rawdat Al-Khail health centers”. She also added that “the wellness services are designed to enable people to get a good healthy lifestyle as well as getting a balance between their physical and mental health. It will support the community to enjoy a healthy life through the provision of wellness services and the preventive action by a team of specialists that include doctors, nurses and dietitians.
Dr. Nadia Saleh Ali, Umm Slal HC Manager, said that “the new health and wellness center is running electronic CIS files from the first day of the opening, and offers appointments through the appointment system. Umm Salal HC includes a medical staff of 60 doctors, 20 nurses and 22 administrative staff. The health center’s capacity is up to 50,000 patients and visitors and it covers the areas 70 and 71 as well as the patients from the old health center. The working hours are from 7am to 11pm, five days a week”.