25 April 2020
Air pollution is harmful – we know that – but it becomes deadly in a global pandemic of a disease that attacks the lungs. With water quality taking precedence, it may seem that the quality of air we...
22 April 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is not the first major disease outbreak the world has seen over the past couple of centuries, but the way it is perceived and its repercussions could differ drastically from...
17 April 2020
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has issued guidance for pregnant women and new mothers in view of the Covid-19 outbreak. The guidelines are available at https://www.moph.gov.qa/Style%20Library/...
17 April 2020
Qatar has shown promising outcomes in preventing and controlling the spread of COVID-19 with a steady number of people recovering from the disease, said Dr. Salih Ali Al Marri, Assistant Minister for...
13 April 2020
Qatar University (QU) is exerting great efforts in collaboration with related entities, in particular the Ministry of Public Health, to create a research platform to identify the nature of the novel...
10 April 2020
With the World Health Organisation (WHO) having declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic, countries around the world are taking measures to curb the spread of this disease. This has led schools,...
08 April 2020
In early March, Diala Steitieh was working her regular night shift at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan when she received a patient in his thirties with severe breathing difficulty and...
07 April 2020
The ability of a country to quickly implement early screening and detection of COVID-19 cases has proven key to effectively managing the spread of the disease. But the scale and speed of infection...
06 April 2020
Qatar University (QU) launched an Emergency Response Grant (ERG) in response to the potential exceptional impact of the current emergency situation. This specific established grant is dedicated to...
06 April 2020
Over the past 50 years, we have been witnessing a commodification of almost every aspect of life. The privatization of education, health care, security, water, electricity, and nearly everything else...
25 March 2020
In the wake of global COVID-19 pandemic, the health and well-being of the people and students was the number one priority in Qatar. Measures taken swiftly to ensure that schools and universities...
16 March 2020
Humor can help people take precautions against coronavirus disease and adapt to its impact on daily life – if it is used in the right way. That is the view of Dr. Mahnaz Nowrozi Mousavi, Director of...

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