MoPH holds workshop on shipping infectious samples

MoPH holds workshop on shipping infectious samples

The Ministry of Public Health has organised a workshop on shipping infectious samples in co-operation with the World Health Organisation and the Biomedical Research Centre at Qatar University

Qatar World Cup pandemic risks being well run, says WHO

Qatar World Cup pandemic risks being well run, says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) voiced confidence Tuesday that hosts Qatar would successfully manage the Covid-19 risks at the 2022 football World Cup, AFP reports.

Qatar's Dr Hanadi al-Hamad gets prestigious WHO award

Qatar's Dr Hanadi al-Hamad gets prestigious WHO award

Dr Hanadi al-Hamad, national lead for Healthy Ageing for the Qatar Ministry of Public Health (National Health Strategy 2018 – 2022) and medical director of Rumailah Hospital and the Qatar Rehabilitation Institute at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) was among a cohort of international recipients..

WHO re-designates HMC Tobacco Control Centre as collaborating centre

WHO re-designates HMC Tobacco Control Centre as collaborating centre

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Centre has been re-designated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a collaborating centre for treating tobacco dependence for four years (until August 2025).

Senior WHO official to deliver keynote at Qatar Health 2021

Senior WHO official to deliver keynote at Qatar Health 2021

A senior World Health Organisation (WHO) official will deliver the opening ceremony keynote at the upcoming Qatar Health 2021 virtual conference.

WHO director-general to speak on Covid-19 at WISH 2020

WHO director-general to speak on Covid-19 at WISH 2020

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO), has been announced as the latest in a line of high-profile speakers who will be appearing at the virtual 2020 edition of the World Innovation Summit for Health

World Health Organisation urges more attention to ‘Sepsis’

World Health Organisation urges more attention to ‘Sepsis’

Citing ‘recent studies’, the World Health Organisation (WHO) revealed that sepsis kills 11 million people each year, many of them children, and disables millions of others.

WHO calls for aggressive steps to halt virus spread

WHO calls for aggressive steps to halt virus spread

The World Health Organisation has urged countries grappling with coronavirus to step up control measures, saying it is still possible to rein it in, as some nations clamp fresh restrictions on citizens.

Qatar pledges $10mn for WHO's fight against Covid

Qatar pledges $10mn for WHO's fight against Covid

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani announced Saturday that the State of Qatar has pledged $10mn

$8bn pledged to fight Covid-19

$8bn pledged to fight Covid-19

An international pledging conference raised 7.4 bn euros ($8.07bn) Monday to help develop a coronavirus vaccine as well as tests and treatments, launching collective efforts to treat the deadly virus globally.

Qatar, WHO develop virus risk reduction plan for older people

Qatar, WHO develop virus risk reduction plan for older people

Qatar has collaborated with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to develop a Covid-19 risk reduction plan for older people, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has said.

Ministry takes more steps to keep Qatar 'virus-safe'

Ministry takes more steps to keep Qatar 'virus-safe'

In line with the rapid developments related to the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) globally, the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) announced Monday a number of additional measures