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...
27 February 2017
Qatar is gearing up for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and is investing in infrastructure and urban development. Current investement will enable delivery of the Qatar Vision 2030  and support anticipated...
12 February 2017
In support of Qatar National Sports Day and as part of its commitment to promote the health and well-being of the population of Qatar, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has organized a number of...
08 February 2017
Through its ongoing collection of genome samples and information about the health and lifestyles of local populations, Qatar Biobank is creating a path towards personalised medicine that will promote...
03 February 2017
Qatar's population fell marginally 0.8% at the end of January compared to the previous month, according to the Ministry of Development Planning & Statistics (MDPS). However, the figure is still 6...

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