06 September 2019
Qatar, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Silatech have partnered to hold a high-level joint event at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on September 21 aimed at accelerating...
22 August 2019
As the new academic year approaches and a certain amount of school-related anxiety is normal among students, parents need to monitor their children’s behaviour, according to Dr Saleem al-Nuaimi, a...
01 January 2019
In a remarkable achievement, the number of patients who travel abroad for organ transplants has reduced dramatically in recent years with zero post-transplant complications recorded as result of...
10 October 2018
Qatar Airways, in partnership with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), will host a programme of activities and events throughout the month of October designed to raise awareness of good mental health...
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...
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...
02 March 2018
The 49th session of Arab Health Ministers’ Council began at the Arab League headquarter, with the participation of health ministers of the Arab member states and representatives of the regional and...
22 October 2017
Novo Nordisk has launched Saxenda® (liraglutide 3 mg) in Qatar. Saxenda® is the first once-daily glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist for chronic weight management. It is indicated in...
13 September 2017
Aspetar, the orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, has been awarded the Patient Safety Friendly Hospital (PSFH) Level 3 Accreditation. The accreditation is administered by the World Health...
11 December 2016
International law firm Pinsent Masons, which has regional offices in Dubai and Doha, together with Philips Healthcare, are facilitating discussions on Qatar’s thriving healthcare industry in a series...
02 November 2016
The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) and Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Department of Geriatrics collaborated recently on a community engagement event to raise awareness about dementia....
17 September 2016
Qatar has the highest life expectancy rate in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, according to a latest international health report released by the World Health Organisation (WHO).  ‘World Health...

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