27 May 2019
Obesity is one of the greatest health challenges of the modern era, explained Professor of Medicine Dr. Shahrad Taheri at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) latest Grand Rounds lecture. Dr....
05 April 2019
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) and its partners work on achieving the national targets outlined in Qatar’s National Health Strategy 2018-2022.  Two of the key areas the strategy focuses on are...
08 February 2018
Despite global efforts to stem the obesity epidemic, no country has succeeded in decreasing obesity in the last 33 years[i]. Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980, with almost 30% of the...
08 September 2014
Parents and schools can play a key role in curbing childhood obesity, which is growing at an alarming rate and has become one of the most serious health concerns across the world, according to Hamad...
09 August 2014
Maryam Aarif al-Mulla,  therapeutic food specialist at the Heart Hospital (pictured) has said  that overweight and obesity in addition to high levels of cholesterol and diabetes are considered to be...
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