• 5/26/2024

    Doha, 25 May 2024: Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Engineering and Health Facilities Department is organizing a nine-week summer training program for final-year engineering students from the University of Doha for Science and Technology (UDST). The program, which began on May 12th and will run until July 28th, 2024, includes students majoring in mechanical and electrical engineering. This initiative is part of HMC's efforts to enhance the professional awareness and practical skills of engineering students at Qatari universities, which aligns with Qatar National Vision 2030.

    HMC’s Engineering and Health Facilities Department held an introductory seminar about the training program under the patronage of Mr. Hamad Nasser Al Khalifa, HMC’s Chief of Health Facilities Development; Engineer Mohammed Fetais Al Marri, Acting CEO of the Engineering and Health Facilities Department; and Mr. Abdullah Khalaf Al Kubaisi, Head of Training and Development at HMC’s Engineering and Health Facilities Department, who were all present at the seminar.

    During the training, students are assigned to various facilities within HMC, including Hamad Bin Khalifa Medical City, Hamad General Hospital, and Rumailah Hospital. Under the supervision of highly skilled engineers, students receive explanations about the importance and role of engineering professions in healthcare facilities, along with practical experience on ongoing projects. The training program also includes weekly seminars that provide an overview of all sections within the Engineering and Health Facilities Department and their respective responsibilities, as well as presentations on the scope of work within HMC, thus inspiring young engineers entering the profession.

    Mr. Hamad Nasser Al Khalifa emphasized the importance of this training program for final-year engineering students from the University of Doha for Science and Technology and said: “HMC is a distinguished provider of professional training and education in Qatar, not only for healthcare and medical professions but also for engineering professions through the Engineering and Health Facilities Department. We are pleased to organize this program to enhance the expertise of final-year students in engineering aspects related to healthcare facilities. Through these training programs, HMC aims to help build a generation of qualified engineers capable of supporting and achieving Qatar National Vision 2030.”

    Engineer Mohammed Fetais Al Marri welcomed the students participating in the program and said: “In addition to summer training programs, the Training and Development Section at HMC’s Engineering and Health Facilities Department offers more advanced training programs for undergraduate and postgraduate students for durations ranging from three to six months, with the approval of the Human Resources Department’s Learning and Development Section.”

    Engineer Al Marri added that these initiatives reflect HMC's commitment to developing the skills of local engineering professionals and providing them with the practical experience and knowledge necessary to excel in their careers in healthcare facilities.

    Mr. Abdullah Khalaf Al Kubaisi explained that engineering graduates majoring in electrical, mechanical, civil, and electronics engineering can register for the graduate training program offered by HMC. “This program allows students to gain additional experience in engineering professions, in accordance with HMC's policies and procedures. Engineering services play multiple essential roles in the Corporation's operations. Our training programs are open to students from all universities in Qatar,” added Mr. Al Kubaisi.