Doha – Qatar has prepared extensive medical services for football fans coming to the country to watch the FIFA World Cup. Haya card holders with World Cup tickets get free health services at government hospitals in the country.
Ambulance service is also available in case of emergency. Fans can seek services at private hospitals and medical centers across the country. Officials also recommend that fans take out health insurance for the number of days they will be staying in Qatar.
A healthline number is also set up for fans to seek healthcare services. Qatar’s travel, entry and Covid screening policies have also been amended to welcome World Cup fans. No need for covid test before traveling to Qatar
Ihteras also does not require pre-registration. There is no hotel quarantine. The Ministry of Public Health recommends that the covid vaccination should be completed before the trip, and since it is winter, it would be appropriate to get the flu vaccine.
- Over 100 clinics in stadiums, fan zones and major residential areas
- 4 Government hospitals for emergency care. Walk-in service.
- Haya card holders get free emergency and emergency healthcare at all government hospitals.
Medical facilities in stadiums
- 2 field of play teams and 2 ambulances for players in all 8 stadiums. 1 critical care paramedical team and 1 medical clinic each.
- A total of 80 clinics across 8 stadiums. 64 ambulances.
- A total of 13 clinics at Lusail Stadium. 31 Mobile Medical Team (2 Critical Care Team, 29 First Response Team) in Emergency Department. 8 ambulances
- 11 clinics at Al Bait Stadium. 24 Mobile Medical Teams (2 Critical Care Team, 22 First Response Teams) in Emergency Department. 8 ambulances.
- 10 clinics at Khalifa International Stadium. 20 mobile medical teams (2 critical care teams, 18 first response teams). 8 Ambulance.
- 9 clinics in Stadium 974. 16 mobile medical teams (2 critical care teams, 14 first response teams). 8 Ambulance.
- 9 clinics at Al Thumama Stadium. 16 mobile medical teams (2 critical care teams, 14 first response teams). 8 ambulances.
- Total 12 clinics at Education City Stadium. 16 mobile medical teams (2 critical care teams, 14 first response teams). 8 ambulances.
- 8 clinics at Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium. 16 mobile medical teams (2 critical care teams, 14 first response teams). 8 ambulances.
- 8 clinics at Al Janoub Stadium. 16 mobile medical teams (2 critical care teams, 14 first response teams). 8 ambulances.
In fan activation centers
- 46 mobile medical teams including 3 critical care teams and 43 first response teams in emergency department at Doha Corniche. 6 ambulances. 3 Urgent Care Clinics (also serviced by the FIFA Fan Festival Clinic)
- 18 mobile medical teams including 2 critical care teams and 16 first response teams at the FIFA Fan Festival venue at Albida Park. 3 ambulances. 1 Urgent care clinics. 3 First Aid Tents.
To know the health service
- In the FIFA Fan Guide
- Haya to Qatar 2022 on the app
- On the website of the Ministry of Public Health at https://sportandhealth.moph.gov.qa/EN/Pages/default.aspx
- Information is also known through social media, print media and media interviews.
- Healthline number 16000 for inquiries regarding health services. Information is available in English, Arabic, Spanish, French and Portuguese languages.