Qatar’s first Mobile Breast Screening Unit starts city tour at Abu Bakr Al-Sidiq Health Center

Doha, Qatar –  16 August, 2016: The Primary Health Care Corporation’s (PHCC) Mobile Breast Screening Unit has begun its city-wide tour in Doha following its arrival at the Abu Bakr Al-Sidiq Health Center.

The Mobile Unit – the first of its kind in Qatar – will initially focus on offering Mammography with a view to extend services while travelling between centers as part of promoting Breast and Bowel Cancer Screening in the country.

Manned by highly skilled healthcare professionals trained to efficiently operate the facility’s state-of-the-art equipment, residents will be able to visit the Mobile Unit upon prior appointment.

Screening will be conducted in the utmost privacy by a female Mammography technologist and trained nurses who will provide vital information and responses to all questions from patients about the examination process.

Appointments for screening in the Mobile Unit can be made by calling our Cancer Screening Call Center at 8001112 in advance.