16 February 2019
The State of Qatar represented by the Ministry of Public Health participated in the Gulf Committee for Tobacco Control meeting, which concluded in Oman. The delegation included Advisor to Minister...
04 October 2018
The State of Qatar participated in the eighth international conference of the Parties to the WHO Convention on Tobacco Control, which is currently held in Geneva and will continue until Saturday. The...
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...
16 May 2018
Last week a delegation from the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office toured Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center, which was officially...
01 May 2018
As part of efforts to discourage people from taking up the habit of tobacco use and helping smokers to quit, Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center has launched an anti-smoking...
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...
16 January 2018
This week Her Excellency Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari, the Minister of Public Health, officially inaugurated Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) new Tobacco Control Center. Commenting on the...
20 May 2017
As Muslim faithful are expected to abstain from a variety of activities including eating, drinking and smoking between dawn and sunset during the Holy Month of Ramadan, Hamad Medical Corporation’s (...
13 May 2017
Qatar Cancer Society ‘QCS‘ has launched competition "Quit it.. Don’t Quit Them" which aims to raise awareness about the dangers of tobacco and emphasize the importance of fighting it and stopping it...
06 January 2017
Qatar’s plan to levy excise on tobacco and sugary drinks starting this year in line with a GCC-wide agreement will yield additional revenue, the International Monetary Fund has said. In a report...
31 July 2016
Hundreds of visitors who are willing to quit tobacco smoking visited the Smoking Cessation Clinic at the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) during this year’s Ramadan, said Dr. Ahmad Al Mulla, Senior...

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