28 July 2018
Qatari authorities have lifted the temporary ban on fresh, chilled and frozen vegetables and fruits from India, imposed towards the end of May this year, following reports of the outbreak of Nipah...
27 July 2018
The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO), recently organised a training course on 'Evaluation of Bioequivalence Studies for Pharmaceuticals and...
18 May 2018
The State of Qatar will take part in the 71st session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) from May 21 to 26 with a delegation led by Minister of Public Health, H E Dr Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari. WHA is...
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...
13 May 2018
Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) awarded winners of World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) competition on Thursday. The contestants, who were from primary, secondary schools and Qatar University, were required to...
28 March 2018
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation, has joined forces with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) to launch ‘Nursing Now Qatar’. The Qatar chapter of Nursing...
19 March 2018
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is improving the lives of children with Down syndrome by providing access to specialist therapeutic and educational resources through its Early Intervention Program at...
17 March 2018
Dr. Ahmad Al Mulla, Head of the HMC Tobacco Control Center at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), attended the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH), held in Cape Town, South Africa. More...
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...
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...
07 November 2017
Simple interventions and appropriate medications are the key to preventing pneumonia, says an expert at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC).  Pneumonia is a form of acute respiratory infection which the...
26 September 2017
Individuals living with mental health issues continue to be misunderstood, discriminated against, and stigmatized by society. In the Middle East, a perceived lack of societal support and...

Pages

Subscribe to WHO