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Due to the urgent need to regulate healthcare professions in the healthcare sector in the State of Qatar , the Medical Licensing Department was established as a department of the Ministry of Public Health under Article No. (9) Of Law No. (13) Of the year 2002, and its responsibilities are defined under article No. (13) of the mentioned law.

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News & Announcements

Department of Healthcare Professions Announce the launching of the Dietician Exam to be delivered by Prometric using Expanded Exam Capabilities via ProProctor

4/11/2022 12:00:00 AM

​BALTIMORE, MD, USA -31/3/2022- Today, the Department of Healthcare Professions (DHP), Ministry of Public health, Qatar, announced launching its Dietician Qualifying Exam to license to practice in the state of Qatar. In alignment with Qatar's national vision, 2030 and the Qatari National Health Stra

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QBMS Held its First Qatari Board Examination

9/21/2021 12:00:00 AM

​The Qatari Board of Medical Specialties (QBMS) held its first written examination for medical residents in the state of Qatar from the 5th to the 9th of September 2021. The certifying exam included thirteen ACGME-I accredited specialties and was administered to 148 candidates. The examination is a

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International Nurses Day 2020

5/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

​“Nurses – A Voice to lead, nursing the world to health”To our nurses and midwives, the marines in this life or death battle. To the frontlines and real champions, the backbone in our healthcare system.We would like to thank you all for the irreplaceable and vital efforts in these very difficult tim

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Allowing healthcare practitioners licensed in the private sector to temporary practice in the governmental hospital to contain the COVID-19 pandemic

4/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

​Are you a healthcare professional living in Qatar? Do you have a valid QCHP License? If so, you can join our fight against Covid-19.In the battle the world is fighting against Covid-19, Hamad Medical Corporation is inviting all our medical colleagues in Qatar to join hands in fighting this pandemic

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QCHP Conducts Educational CPD Activities for Healthcare Practitioners in Qatar

5/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

​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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