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Public Seminar on Supporting Families and Children in Hospital in Qatar

Date: September 29, 2018

Doha International Family Institute (DIFI), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), In partnership with the Ministry of Public Health held a public seminar on Supporting Families and Children in Hospital in Qatar on Sep 26 2018 in Four Seasons Hotel Doha – Qatar.

The seminar aimed to discuss psychosocial services in pediatric health care settings in Qatar, highlighting the importance of a family-centered approach to care and family resilience and adaptive responses within the medical context. It also presented and discussed case studies illustrating the application of child and family friendly pediatric psychosocial care services in pediatric health care settings in Qatar.

DIFI presented its recent report entitled “Supporting Families and Children in Hospital” which aims to focus on families facing child health and hospitalization stressors. It also provided concepts, approaches, challenges of pediatric psychosocial care as well as case studies that illustrate the application of child and family friendly pediatric psychosocial care in pediatric healthcare settings in Qatar and around the world.

The Seminar brought together experts and practitioners to discuss and explore the issues related to Supporting Families and Children in Hospitals and provided stakeholders with conclusions and recommendations with expert analysis on pediatric psychosocial care in Qatar.

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