Doha, 21 December 2017
The Social & Sport Contribution Fund (Daam) and Hamad Medical Corporation have signed a funding treaty to accommodate the third specialized care center in Hamad Hospital, under the name of "Daam Specialized care Center"
The treaty was signed by His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Bin Saoud Al Thani, Chairman of Daam Fund, and Her Excellency Dr. Hanan Al Kuwari, Minister of Health, in the presence of His Excellency Mr. Sultan Bin Rashid Al Khater, Board Member of Daam, and a group of Hamad's top officials. A press conference was held after the signing ceremony, hosting Mr. AbdulRahman Al Mannai, Deputy Managing Director of Daam, and Dr. Hanadi Al Hamad, Director of Elderly Medicine and Head of Enaya.
His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah Bin Saoud Al Thani, Governor of Qatar Central Bank and Chairman of The Social & Sport Contribution Fund (Daam) praised the leading role of Hamad Medical Corporation, and expressed his contentment with the treaty. "Funding the center comes within achieving Daam's vision of integrated social development that affects Qataris' lives on all levels. World-class health care is a pillar of Qatar's National Vision 2030, and a main feature of the life we at Daam aim at granting to Qataris," His Excellency said, and added: "We at Daam believe that such initiatives are in the core of our scope as a major contribution and support entity. We have previously supported various projects of Hamad Medical Corporation, and we will continue with our partnership as long as we share the same goals and objectives, heading to effective and attested development."
Her Excellency Dr. Al Kuwari thanked Daam for their donation and applauded the organization for recognizing the importance of investing in the country's long-term care infrastructure.
"The focus of our inpatient specialized care centers is to provide an advanced care system for patients who are well enough to be discharged from hospital but still require specialized care that is often long term. The aim of these facilities is to create a comforting, home-like environment in the community. A space that provides the best quality patient-centered care while supporting patients in regaining or maintaining optimal levels of functioning," said Her Excellency Dr. Al Kuwari.
In addition, His excellency Mr. Sultan Al Khater applauded the treaty and said that the cooperation with major corporations like Hamad achieves Daam's vision in supporting the vital sectors of the state, like the health care sector, and added: "Daam supports the successful corporations which have a significant impact on the lives of Qataris. The center is a new project in a series of projects funded by Daam, aiming at contributing to achieving our country's national vision in granting a life of a better quality for all Qataris."
Previous cooperation between The Social & Sport Contribution Fund (Daam) and Hamad Medical Corporation includes financial support for the expanded, two-storey Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) annex at Women's Hospital and others.
The Social & Sport Contribution Fund (Daam) was inaugurated as per the Emiri Decree No. 44 for the year 2010, aiming at supporting the social and sports activities and enhancing sustainable social development, in alignment with Qatar National Vision 2030.
Since 2010, Daam has been supporting various projects within the sectors of education, health, sports, social development and others. These projects have contributed – thanks to Daam – to building multi-purpose infrastructure serving various fields.
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