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...
01 August 2017
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is continuing to support the World Health Organization’s (WHO) first global health sector strategy to eliminate viral hepatitis by 2030 through raising awareness and...
28 July 2017
The results of the early screening of hepatitis C, carried out by the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in cooperation with the Primary Health Care Corporation, has shown significant reduction in the...
15 July 2017
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) has published a report highlighting the need for relevant agencies to work collaboratively when building a national policy that supports people with...
10 May 2017
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) again this year marked World Hand Hygiene Day (WHHD) by holding a number of activities across its network of hospitals to emphasize the importance of hand hygiene....
26 April 2017
To highlight World Immunization Week, the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC), are raising awareness among the public of...
24 April 2017
In recognition of World Malaria Day and in support of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) call to improve access to life-saving prevention tools, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is raising...
17 April 2017
On the occasion of World Hemophilia Day which is recognized on 17 April each year, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is urging women who have experienced symptoms of a bleeding disorder to get screened...
11 February 2017
The Department of Occupational Health and Safety at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) recently concluded a two-day conference on radiation safety in the healthcare setting. The Fourth Regional IRPA...

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