30 December 2018
With imminent hike in prices of cigarettes due to recently announced taxes on tobacco products which are set to be imposed from January 1, 2019, many smokers are running from pillar to post to get...
02 June 2018
Calling Ramadan an opportune time to quit smoking, last month Dr. Ahmad Al Mulla, Head of HMC’s Tobacco Control Center, announced that a number of special clinics would be offered during the Holy...
20 April 2018
Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) has launched a competition ‘Decide, We are with You,’ which aims to raise awareness about the dangers of tobacco and emphasize the importance of quitting smoking. The...
10 March 2018
As part of efforts to discourage young people from taking up the habit of tobacco use in Qatar, Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center has launched an anti-smoking campaign in local...
26 February 2018
Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center is seeing more and more patients wanting to stop smoking, with more than 3,600 patient visits to the Smoking Cessation Clinic recorded over...
19 October 2017
Minister of Public Health H E Dr Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari has said that 30 percent of smokers who quit smoking in 2016 through smoking cessation clinics succeeded in eliminating the habit in Qatar....
31 July 2017
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has confirmed the incorrect report being circulated through social media on the emergence of a disease called 'SOL' transmitted by smoking shisha. In a press...
24 December 2016
The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has issued a list of dos and don'ts for football fans attending Friday evening's Italian Super Cup between Juventus and AC Milan at Al Sadd stadium. "For safety and...
25 November 2016
There are several health risks associated with e-cigarettes and portraying them as safe is ‘extremely irresponsible and potentially dangerous,’ a Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) official has...
29 June 2016
Qatar now has its own population-specific genome resource after researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) mapped the genomes of more than 1,000 Qatari nationals. This resource gives...
31 May 2016
Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Smoking Cessation Clinic encourages tobacco smokers to use the fasting period during Ramadan as an opportunity to take the first steps towards quitting the habit and...
16 May 2016
The harmful effects of smoking shisha were discussed by an expert in tobacco research and nicotine dependence at the latest installment of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) Grand Rounds....

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