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QCHP Conducts Educational CPD Activities for Healthcare Practitioners in Qatar

​Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) on Monday, April 29 conducted a CPD activity titled 'Cultural Diversity in Healthcare', which represents the first session of the ongoing regularly scheduled CPD activity 'Basics of Healthcare'. The CPD activity session was open to all healthcare pr ...

 
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QCHP celebrates the Qatar National Day

​On 16th of December 2018, the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) celebrated the Qatar's National Day. Celebrations took place in the Ministry of Public Health bringing together the staff in a joyful friendly gathering. Qatar's rich heritage was reflected in the decorations on walls o ...

 
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Awareness Campaign for Healthcare Practitioners' Licenses

​As part of QCHP's efforts to create more awareness for the importance of healthcare practitioners' licenses, the Registration & Licensing Department is launching a campaign focused on helping practitioners understand the implications of working without a valid license. The campaign will also sh ...

 
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A delegation from Oman Medical Specialty Board visits Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners

​Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) has hosted delegates from the Oman Medical Specialty Board (OMSB) on a three day visit from November 6th to 8th, 2018 in pursuit of efforts from OMSB to develop and integrate their system and standardize their registration/licensing and Continuing P ...

 
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Launching CPD Community Healthcare Forum

​Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners – Accreditation Department (QCHP-AD) announced on Monday, 5th of November during the first CPD Community Meeting that the CPD Community forum is now live. The forum provides exclusive access to CPD Community members to a joint platform where CPD profe ...

 
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QCHP participates in a seminar with WCM-Q regarding CAM

​Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) contributed in Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar (WCM-Q) seminar on Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in Qatar: A Regulatory Perspective. A/CEO of QCHP, Dr. Samar Aboulsoud, presented at the seminar. She spoke about Qatar’s regulatory fr ...

 
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QCHP participates in 4th Qatar Patient Safety Week

​Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) participated in 4th Qatar Patient Safety Week held under the patronage of Ministry of Public Health (MoPH). Dr. Samar Aboulsoud A/CEO, QCHP contributed to the panel, which discussed the ‘Leadership and Accountability Track’.  Dr. Samar discusse ...

 
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QCHP collaborates with DIFI

​In collaboration with Doha International Family Institute (DIFI)  a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) participated in a seminar about ‘Supporting Families and Children in Hospital in Qatar: Policies and Practical Approaches to Pediatric Psyc ...

 
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QCHP participates in “AMEE” 2018 conference

​Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) of the Ministry Of Public Health participated in the Association for Medical Education in Europe “AMEE” annual Conference and the accompanying exhibition, at Basel, Switzerland.The conference included a diverse range of educational activities compri ...

 
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QCHP announces a partnership with a new Company as a second approved provider to conduct “Primary Source Verification” (PSV) Services

​Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) announces the signing of a contract with Gulf Bridge Services (GBS) that will provide services for primary source verification for registration/ licensing for all healthcare practitioners. GBS is the second approved service provider to conduct prima ...

 
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QCHP in collaboration with Dataflow conducts second Workshop with Key Stakeholders

​In QCHP's constant efforts to support its vision and objectives, QCHP and Dataflow collaborated to conduct a second workshop at the Ministry of Public Health with representatives from QCHP's Registration & Licensing Department and key stakeholders from various healthcare facilities in Qatar.Dat ...

 
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QCHP announces the Adoption of New and Effective Initiatives to reduce the Timeframe required to issue and renew Medical Licenses

Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) announces the reduction of the timeframe required to issue medical licenses, which will help achieve a number of strategic objectives for QCHP and will reflect positively on healthcare practitioners, stakeholders and encourage investment in the healt ...

 
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Annual CPD Accreditation Summit - April 2018

The Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) – Ministry of Public Health celebrated the successful run of its national system of the National Continuing Medical Education (CME) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD) framework, program and accreditation system (for the 2nd year) in a se ...

 
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QCHP launches Qatar’s Healthcare CPD Community

In a celebratory event held on April 25th under the patronage of the Ministry of Public Health, QCHP announced the official launch of Qatar's Healthcare Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Community. The event was attended by CPD healthcare experts and leaders from the various governmental and ...

 
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QCHP Participates in College of Pharmacy’s (CPH) conference on Medication Sector in Qatar

Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP), on March 9-10, collaborated with College of Pharmacy (CPH) in Qatar University (QU) for the pioneering conference on "Medication Sector in Qatar: Hand in Hand Facing the Blockade". The two-day conference aimed to provide a comprehensiv ...

 
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QCHP Collaborates with Hamad Bin Khalifa University

In its constant efforts to support academic institutions and work with stakeholders, Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) recently collaborated with Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) as part of its course on Healthcare Law.Dr. Samar AboulSoud, A/CEO of QCHP, along with other guest spe ...

 
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QCHP in collaboration with Dataflow conducts Workshop with Key Stakeholders Entitled: “A core requirement to obtain medical license, PSV process made incredibly easy”

​As part of QCHP's continuous steps to streamline its processes, QCHP and Dataflow collaborated to conduct a workshop at the Ministry of Public Health with key stakeholders from various healthcare facilities in Qatar.The main objective of the workshop was to highlight Dataflow's latest updates and e ...

 
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”Arab Best“ award for CEO of Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners

​As part of Qatar State leadership and excellence in several areas, notably healthcare, Dr. Samar Aboulsoud,  CEO of Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners has been selected to be among the best 100 CEO in the Arab world.This award is an appreciation for the unremitting efforts and tireless ...

 

QCHP-AD Conducts Activity-Based and Provider-Based Accreditation Orientation Events

As part of its progressive stride to uphold the country's healthcare through the National Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development Accreditation System, the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners – Accreditation Department has successfully organized two orientation eve ...

 
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The required CPR courses for Licensing and renewal purposes

​Regarding the required CPR courses for Licensing and renewal purposes, please note that Circular number (3/2017) is the only valid one currently.​ ...

 
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Notification period for accredited CPD activities by QCHP Accredited CPD Providers

​The QCHP-AD would like to announce that the accredited CPD Activity notification period for Accredited CPD Providers has now been reduced to fifteen (15) days from the previous notification period of thirty (30) days, with effect from May 11, 2017. QCHP-AD's decision was taken based on evidenc ...

 
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Orientation to discuss Activity-based Accreditation System

In pursuit of providing quality CPD/CME activities to healthcare practitioners in the State of Qatar, the QCHP-AD will be conducting an orientation to discuss Activity-based Accreditation System on April 26, 2017 from 10 AM to 12 PM which will be held at Ministry of Public Health Building, Main Audi ...

 
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Important Announcement

Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) warns healthcare practitioners and employers in the health sector in the state of Qatar of fraudsters who claim to be members of QCHP or the Ministry of Public Health. Additionally, they ask for money and gather personal information, in exchange for ...

 
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(QCHP) CPD Accreditation Program is Equivalent to (RCPSC) CME Accreditation Program

​The Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners – Accreditation Department (QCHP-AD) proudly announces that The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) has recognized the CPD Accreditation System of the state of Qatar as substantially equivalent to RCPSC's CME accreditation progra ...

 
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Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners is substantially equivalent to the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)

​The Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) has achieved a great breakthrough in becoming an internationally recognized accreditation body through obtaining substantial equivalency for its continuing medical education (CME)/Continuing Professional Development (CPD) accreditation system to ...

 
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QCHP proudly announces that the Continuing Professional Development program has global recognition

​QCHP proudly announces that the Continuing Professional Development program has global recognition. Our National CPD accreditation system is now recognized by The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME); and our ...

 
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Ministry of Public Health organizes a workshop on "informed consent policy" to encourage patients to take treatment options

​Ministry of Public Health recently organized a workshop to raise awareness of the policy of informed consent for encouraging patients to make decisions about treatment options among health care providers and health practitioners, based on a bill of rights and responsibilities of the patient. T ...

 
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Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners signs Recognition Agreement with the American Medical Association (AMA)

​Advancing its mission to provide quality-learning opportunities for healthcare practitioners in the state of Qatar and to develop strategic international affiliations, Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners – Accreditation Department (QCHP-AD) has signed a "Credit Conversion" agreemen ...

 

QCHP participates in “AMEE” 2015 conference

Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) of the Supreme Council of Health participated in the Association for Medical Education in Europe "AMEE" annual Conference and the accompanying exhibition, at Glasgow, Scotland under the slogan "Inspire and be inspired".​​The confe ...

 
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The Int'l Academy for CPD Accreditation Met in Doha

​The Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners, Accreditation Department hosted recently the International Academy for CPD Accreditation annual meeting at QNCC. The meeting was held for the first time in Middle East.Dr. Samar Aboulsoud, A/Chief Executive Officer, Qatar Council for Healthcare Practi ...

 

Workshop for Accreditation of CPD Activities Held

​The Accreditation Department of the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners organized a workshop for CPD Providers on 24 February, 2016. Workshop aimed to ensure the smooth functionality of the National CME/CPD Accreditation Systems. The workshop included two sessions. The first session was ...

 

Launching the National (CME/CPD) program

​In a celebration held on Monday, 07, March in Sheraton Hotel in Doha in the presence of Dr. Hanan Mohammed al-Kuwari, minister of Public Health and a group of the health sector chief officers, Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) of the Ministry of Public Health launched the National M ...

 
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QCHP to Launch National (CME/CPD) Program

​The Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QHCP), the governmental body established to regulate the practice of healthcare practitioners, hosts the official launch event of Qatar's National Continuous Medical Education and Professional Development (CME/CPD) Program in the evening of 7 March 20 ...

 
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QCHP collaborates with BMJ to provide online CPD to licensed healthcare practitioners

​ The Accreditation Department of the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners the regulator of Continuous Medical Education(CME)/Continuous Professional Development(CPD) in State of Qatar will launch the mandatory national CME/CPD accreditation framework in March 2016 with the aim of promoti ...

 
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Framing the Future for Healthcare in Qatar

​In pursuance of aiding the human development pillar of Qatar Vision 2030, the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners will soon launch the nation's very own healthcare framework dedicated to the development of healthcare professionals. Unlike any in the world, The National Continuing Medical Edu ...

 
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The Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners Launches a Successful Campaign for The National Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Professional Development Framework

​DOHA, Qatar – The Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QHCP) recently completed the successful launch of a campaign designed to announce the upcoming National Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Professional Development (CME/CPD) Framework.The fully integrated campaign was executed with ...

 
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Awareness Campaign for the National CME/CPD Accreditation System

​“The Accreditation Department, Qatar council for Healthcare Practitioners has launched its awareness campaign for the National Continuing Medical Education an​d Professional Development (CME/CPD) Accreditation System preceding the Mandatory CME/CPD participation policy for all healthcare practition ...

 
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QCHP Honors The Accredited Providers of CPD

​The Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) - Supreme Council of Health organized a special retreat to honor the Accredited Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Providers who represent different sectors of the healthcare system and are involved in providing CME/CPD activities in the ...

 
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The CPD Accreditation Surveyors Training Program

​Under the patron of the Supreme Council of Health, the Accreditation Department of the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners in association with the Royal College Canada International (RCCI) organized a training workshop for surveyors on 9th June 2015. The CPD Accreditation Surveyors ...