14 October 2019
QNB Group, a leading financial institution in the Middle East, Africa, and South East Asia (MEASEA), organized various activities in collaboration with the Qatar Social and Cultural Center for the...
12 October 2018
Marking World Sight Day, Hamad Medical Corporation has urged people to undergo eye examinations to prevent avoidable blindness, as 80 percent of all vision impairments are preventable. Trauma,...
01 September 2018
A study by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) has shed new light on the relationship between diabetes risk factors and microvascular complications that can lead to blindness, kidney...
13 March 2018
An official from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) says early detection is the key to slowing the progression of glaucoma, a group of diseases that is a leading cause of vision loss and blindness in...
16 October 2016
In recognition of World Sight Day, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is increasing awareness of the global issue of avoidable vision loss and blindness. “Approximately 285 million people worldwide live...
16 October 2016
At Doha College, students from Primary and Secondary school participated in a ‘blind lunch’ to mark World Sight Day 2016, (Ed’s note Thursday 13 October) an annual day of awareness to focus attention...
18 July 2016
Diabetic retinopathy - damage to the retina caused by complications of diabetes which can lead to blindness - can be prevented through regular eye checkups and management of blood sugar levels, said...
02 November 2015
Oryx Rotana Hotel hosted for the fourth consecutive year the blindness prevention charity organized by ORBIS UK, during their visit to Doha to mark World Sight Day. Heading the ORBIS delegation was...
22 June 2015
Apollo Hospitals, Asia’s foremost healthcare provider, urged vulnerable groups to take the simple steps that can prevent the damaging consequences of glaucoma, the number one cause of irreversible...
23 January 2015
Glaucoma is the major cause of blindness in Qatar, according to a senior ophthalmologist at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) before yesterday. Speaking to Gulf Times on the sidelines of the 3rd Qatar...
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