19 August 2019
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have discovered unexpectedly high levels of chlamydia infection among the general population in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and higher...
23 May 2019
An IPE activity that focuses on infection and antibiotic stewardship was held recently in Qatar University (QU) engaging 150 students and 16 facilitators from QU Health, the health cluster that...
13 March 2019
Researchers at Qatar University (QU) and Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have described an intriguing and rapid evolution of the herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1) epidemic in the United States...
24 July 2018
Education, increased public awareness, and surveillance are all being noted as factors contributing to the continued reduction in the number of viral hepatitis cases diagnosed in Qatar each year....
12 January 2018
Qatar University College of Pharmacy (QU-CPH) students held a public awareness campaign on “Common Cold and Allergies” at Landmark Mall. Organized by the newly elected Qatar Pharmacy Undergraduate...
07 November 2017
Simple interventions and appropriate medications are the key to preventing pneumonia, says an expert at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC).  Pneumonia is a form of acute respiratory infection which the...
16 September 2017
Sepsis is a serious illness and can lead to a life threatening condition called septic shock. The condition is an extreme response triggered by an infection and if untreated can lead to shock, organ...
14 April 2017
Qatar-based Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is warning the public about improper antibiotic use, after a study indicated that nearly half of antibiotics prescribed by private clinics in Qatar may be...
25 June 2016
A quality and safety initiative at Hamad Medical Corporation’s Heart Hospital has successfully reduced the rate of Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection by more than 70 percent within the...
16 September 2015
In recognition of World Sepsis Day, which is recognized around the world each year on September 13, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is urging all healthcare professionals and the public to learn more...
22 May 2015
A 73 year-old Qatari man has been diagnosed with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (Mers-CoV) infection, the Supreme Council of Health (SCH) confirmed, said Gulf Times. This is the fourth...
12 February 2015
February is International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month and the obstetrics and gynecology team at Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) is sharing advice on preventing prenatal infections....

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