29 August 2018
Dr. Mohammed Ilyas Khan, Certified Lactation Consultant at Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Al Khor Hospital says more mothers are choosing to breastfeed their newborns. He attributes the increase...
05 August 2018
The Ministry of Public Health and health sector institutions are seeking to raise breastfeeding percentage in Qatar to reach the rates set by the World Health Organization (WHO). Statistics from the...
31 July 2018
Noting that exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life offers significant health benefits for both mother and child, lactation experts at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) say family...
29 July 2018
Qatar National Library (QNL) welcomes members of the wider community to take part in a variety of events throughout August. Key events during the month are designed to raise awareness about opting...
26 May 2018
To avoid complications, pregnant and breastfeeding women who are fasting during the Holy Month of Ramadan are advised to watch for unusual symptoms. Pregnant and breastfeeding woman who have not...
08 October 2017
Qatar Cancer Society “QCS” has launched “Lets Fight It Hand By Hand” campaign which aims to raise awareness about breast cancer which falls in October each year. Breast cancer is the second leading...
08 August 2017
A breastfeeding specialist from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) stressed the importance of breastfeeding babies from birth during a workshop recently organized at Al Wakra Hospital in recognition of...
02 August 2017
On the occasion of this year’s World Breastfeeding Week, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is encouraging more women to exclusively breastfeed their babies. Each year during the week of 1 to 7 August,...
31 July 2017
Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) is observing World Breastfeeding Week from 1 to 7 August 2017 with a series of health education updates for mothers. The focus of this year’s campaign is on...
03 August 2016
Women’s Hospital (WH), a member of Hamad Medical Corporation, is highlighting the significant health benefits of breastfeeding during World Breastfeeding Week, which is being celebrated from 1 to 7...
23 May 2016
The Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at Al Wakra Hospital (AWH) has organized a campaign which will run until 26 of May to raise public awareness of the benefits of breastfeeding. The campaign is...
20 March 2016
The importance of breastfeeding for the health and development of infants was explained at the latest installment of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) Ask the Expert series. Breastfeeding expert...

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