pleased to offer you the chance to work in
Qatar, one of the smallest and most
tranquil countries in the Gulf region.
With a population of just 600 000 and a
relaxed and liberal atmosphere, Qatar is
seen as a location of choice for
expatriate workers in the Middle East
is situated halfway along the western
coast of the Arabian Gulf. It is a
peninsula projecting northwards about 160
sq. km. It has been blessed with large oil
reserves and one of the world’s largest
single concentration of non-associated
natural gas in the world. Its economy is
sound and thriving.
The climate is characterized by a mild
winter with little rain and a hot summer.
The weather is generally pleasant during
the period from October to May.
The people of Qatar number about 640,000.
Islam is the country’s official
religion. Arabic is the official language
although English is widely spoken.
European and Asian communities reside and
work in the government sector and business
The currency is Qatari Riyal
(US$1=QR3.65). Several hotels of different
grades are available in Doha. Also many
restaurants and fast food chains are
present. There are also shopping centres
and shopping markets dispersed in various
places in Doha. For
weekend trips, Dubai is just a short 40
minute flight away.
healthcare system consists of four
highly specialised hospitals:
General Hospital: Hamad General
Hospital extends a highly specialized care
to all the people of Qatar through a
modern and well-equipped facility. The
hospital opened in 1982 and has a total of
621 beds for inpatient care, a large
outpatient department providing 65
specialty clinics, an Accident and
Emergency Department, five intensive care
units, eight operating theatres, and a
pharmacy. Modern diagnostic facilities
consisting of Department of Laboratory
Medicine and Pathology and a Department of
Radiology support all therapeutic
services. Continuous upgrading of all
equipment and protocols of care has kept
Hamad General abreast of new developments
in all specialties.
Hospital: The Rumaillah Hospital is
Qatar’s oldest health facility.
Originally built in 1956, Rumaillah
Hospital opened in 1957 as a 200-bed
general hospital with ambulance services
and a large outpatient facility.
Following the opening of Hamad Hospital in
1982, Rumaillah Hospital became a
rehabilitation centre for disabled adults,
elderly people and handicapped children.
With many of its units requiring major
renovation, management launched a 10-year
program to rebuild the facility in three
The completion of the renovation program
for Rumaillah Hospital in 1997 was a
hallmark for the Corporation. Qatar’s
oldest health care facility was
refurbished into a modern yet quiet
hospital offering a 306-bed facility with
a spacious, clean and restful environment.
In addition to its current rehabilitative
and therapeutic services, Plastic Surgery,
ENT Surgery, Ophthalmology, Day Care
Surgery and a Stroke Unit were added to
Rumaillah. The Hospital will have seven
operating theatres; a laboratory and a
diagnostic imaging facility with an MRI,
ultrasound and bone densitometry
Hospital: The State of Qatar provides
highly specialized care to women and
infants. A well- quipped facility for
women and babies was built and opened in
1988. The Women’s Hospital is one of
three hospitals managed by Hamad Medical
The maternal facility is patronized by
women of all nationalities in the state
and handles 1000-1200 deliveries per
month. The hospital offers a total of 334
beds to women. The private wing offers 31
private rooms and 4 wings for the newly
born babies at the neonatal intensive care
Women’s Hospital has 334 beds in five
upper floors. Most of the rooms are
twin-bedded with a bathroom. The rooms are
grouped according to the type of care
required by the patient: They are
antenatal, postnatal, gynaecology and high
The Hospital has highly furnished wing
composed of 35 beds, on private hotel
quality level providing privacy, special
menu food and cable programs.
The Women’s Hospital provides a superb
hospital service for pregnant women and
newborns. Most services are accessible to
everyone with a minimal charge.
Hospital - Delivering Mental health
Services to the people of Qatar.
Health Care Centres - several -
Recently, a number of clinics in the
Primary Health Care Centres were
established such as: The Healthy Woman
Clinic, Maternity and Child Care Clinic.
Moreover, the Family Medicine Program,
Ambulance Services and Emergency Programs,
Chronic Diseases Program, Mouth and Dental
Health Program, the Specialized Clinics
Programs for Ear, Nose, Throat,
Ophthalmology and Cardiology were
established in a number of the Primary
Health Care Centres.
are currently working toward JCI
further developments will be the new
opening of the Hamad Medical City.
The 15th Asian Games will be held in Doha
in December 2006. 10,000 athletes
representing over 40 countries will be
participating. During these two weeks the
Capital will be the centre of the
international sporting scene, with events
occurring throughout the city.
Following the Asian Games the site will
become the Hamad Medical City
bringing world-class health care to Qatar.
New hospital facilities for Children,
Orthopaedics, Physical Medicine, Dialysis
Centre, Day Surgery, a Trauma Centre and a
Nursing Home will be completed on the
campus totalling approximately 1000 beds.
The following are indicative building
areas comprising the overall project:
a) Hospitals 180,000m2
b) Ministry of Health building 30,000m2
c) Staff Accommodation 250,000m2
d) Staff Recreational Facilities 8,000m2
e) Education Building 3,500m2
f) Two Mosques 1,200m2
Medical City offers a great new location
for employment in the Gulf region and is
proving very popular.
hour working week depending on
accommodation for you and your family
- depending on grade of contract
flights for you and your family -
depending on grade of contract
contract bonus (3 months salary)
calendar days annual leave
free salary - depending on years
experience and also to some point by