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Posted On: 17 January 2020 09:02 am
Updated On: 17 January 2020 04:26 pm

Minister of Public Health launches new user friendly website

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Her Excellency Dr. Hanan Mohammed Al-Kuwari, Minister of Public Health, launched today the Ministry of Public Health's (MoPH) new website on the sidelines of the opening of the Qatar Health Conference 2020 at the Sheraton Grand Doha Resort and Convention Hotel.

The new website www.moph.gov.qa is user-friendly, efficient and designed according to the latest international website standards and provides users with easy access to the ministry's services and information.

The website, which has been redeveloped and launched in both Arabic and English, supports accessibility options for the color blind, visually impaired, and special needs, in accordance with the relevant international standards. Developing the website has been done in collaboration with Mada Centre for Assistive Technology. The new version is compatible with all types of computer monitors and smartphones.

Dr. Hanan affirmed that the MoPH website comes as part of MoPH keenness to promote accessibility of the its services more effectively, especially as the National Health Strategy 2018-2022 offers a new approach by focusing on the health of population and integrated care, which requires MOPH website to keep pace with the significant and rapid progress in healthcare in Qatar, to strengthen effective communication mechanisms with the public, and to effectively use information technology to support health.

The website offers access to a variety of MoPH services, including medical commission services, medical offices abroad, health facilities, services to healthcare professionals, pharmacy, governmental health communication centre, food safety and vaccinations.

The website is supported by an advanced search engine which can locate information and services easily, in addition to the "Media Centre" which highlights MoPH latest news, events, announcements as well as health awareness.

Source and cover image credit: MoPH Qatar