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...
02 February 2018
Qatar’s population has increased 2.6% year-on-year to 2.644mn in January, according to Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS). But compared to December 2017, there was only a marginal...
08 December 2017
The census of population, housing and establishments 2020 will represent a qualitative leap in the provision of data with less effort, cost, and more accurately and comprehensively, through automatic...
28 October 2017
Prominent Qatari environmentalist Dr Saif Ali al-Hajari has appealed for individual as well as collective efforts to ensure food security in the country. "People can convert the vacant places around...
21 October 2017
Earlier this month the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revised up its outlook for the global economy. It now expects global growth at 3.6% in 2017, slightly up from its previous forecast of 3.5%...
11 October 2017
Two surveys on Qatar Genome Programme (QGP) have found widespread willingness among the local population to participate in the initiative, which seeks to map the Qatari genome. The results of the...
11 September 2017
New research showing how death rates among the population are skewed by the effects of migration could have implications for health policy in the region. Researchers at the Institute for Population...
02 September 2017
Qatar's population at the end of August 2017 was 2,446,000 people, marking a decrease of 1% from July 2017 and an increase of 2% from August 2016, the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics...
11 July 2017
Regional economies have been on an accelerated growth trajectory for the period 2011-14, which has been mainly fueled by record oil prices with the banking sector being the largest beneficiary of the...
14 March 2017
On the sidelines of its second annual conference, Qatar Biobank today released its annual report for the year 2016, which includes a comprehensive health profile of more than 5,000 Qatari...
13 March 2017
The National Breast and Bowel Cancer Screening Program – Screen For Life- lead by The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) is directing an awareness campaign across Qatar’s major malls throughout...
07 March 2017
Personalized medicine, an emerging branch of biomedical science, has started to gain traction across the globe, transforming the way medical researchers and practitioners treat prevalent diseases. By...

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