21 June 2011
The Supreme Council of Health (SCH) will soon launch a nation-wide, five-year nutrition strategy aimed at promoting healthy living and reducing obesity. The strategy will take a multi-prong approach...
20 June 2011
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) honored the Commercial Bank of Qatar (CBQ) on Thursday June 16 for the contribution it has made to support the expansion of the Lithotripsy Unit at Hamad General...
20 June 2011
The Standing Committee on Drugs and Alcohol held a press conference on Sunday at the Public Relations Department of the Ministry of Interior, on the occasion of Qatar marking the International Anti-...
19 June 2011
The General Directorate for Policy Affairs at the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) has issued the Qatar National Health Accounts Report on Saturday. The report titled ‘A baseline analysis of health...
19 June 2011
Qatar's Hamad Medical Corp has announced the introduction of a fully automated method to prepare blood for transfusion purposes by next month, the Peninsula has reported. "By next month, blood...
17 June 2011
Health authorities meet on Sunday to chart a nutrition and physical exercise strategy to face the challenge of growing obesity among its population and related health complications. At least 71...
16 June 2011
Qatar’s pharmaceutical market is forecast to become a billion dollar industry in 2019, according to a new report by Business Monitor International. The sector was valued at QR1.43bn ($392m) in 2010...
16 June 2011
International private medical (PMI) insurer InterGlobal has appointed John Young as Country Manager for Qatar, with responsibility for building distribution and sales of individual and group PMI...
16 June 2011
As part of the efforts to improve the quality of care for patients in Qatar, Hamad Medical Corporation and Qatar Robotic Surgery Centre started a collaborative surgical program. Eighty two residents...
16 June 2011
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) celebrated the World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) on 14th June, under the theme “More Blood…More Life “. The event was held under the patronage of HE Khalid Bin Abdullah Al...
13 June 2011
People with diabetes are advised to take precautions when fasting in order to prevent complications of this disease. Hamad General Hospital (HGH), a member of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC),...
13 June 2011
The Supreme Council of Health (SCH) has detected several Hepatitis cases during a screening programme for early detection of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C in Qatar, the Peninsula has reported. The...

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