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MOPH and healthcare partners launch Qatar's first guide to cancer services

Tribune News NetworkDohaIn partnership with Hamad Medical Corporation, Primary Health Care Corporation, Sidra Medicine, Qatar Cancer Society, National Cancer Program (NCP), and Qatar Red Crescent, the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) recently...

Apr 04, 2022
HMC announces first-ever global partnership between QRI and Atrium Health Carolinas Rehabilitation

The partnership is geared towards helping QRI achieve CARF linked quality accreditationTribune News NetworkDohaQatar Rehabilitation Institute (QRI) has entered into a partnership with Atrium Health Carolinas Rehabilitation aimed at improving quality...

Apr 04, 2022
MOPH approves fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Tribune News NetworkDohaThe Ministry of Public Health has approved the use of a fourth vaccine dose of Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines for individuals at high-risk of severe infection. The fourth dose is only applicable to individuals...

Apr 04, 2022
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MOPH and healthcare partners launch Qatar's first guide to cancer services

Tribune News NetworkDohaIn partnership with Hamad Medical Corporation, Primary Health Care Corporation, Sidra Medicine, Qatar Cancer Society, National Cancer Program (NCP), and Qatar Red Crescent, the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) recently launched Qatar's first Guide to Cancer Care Services to make it easier for people with suspicion or...

Apr 04, 2022
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2 monkeypox strains in US suggest possible undetected spread

Genetic analysis of recent monkeypox cases suggests there are two distinct strains in the U.S., health officials said Friday, raising the possibility that the virus has been circulating undetected for some time. Many of the U.S. cases were caused by the same strain as recent cases in Europe, but a few samples show a different strain, federal...

Jun 04, 2022
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Baby formula shortage fuelling spike in milk bank interest

The U.S. baby formula shortage has sparked a surge of interest at milk banks around the U.S. with some mothers offering to donate breast milk and desperate parents calling to see if it’s a solution to keep their babies fed. It’s a pathway that won’t work for every formula-fed baby, especially those with special dietary needs, and...

May 14, 2022
Minister of Public Health visits Qatar’s second lung transplant patient

Tribune News Network Doha Minister of Public Health Her Excellency Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari visited Qatar’s second lung transplant recipient who is recovering well from the lifesaving procedure at Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Hamad General Hospital.  The male patient, a 67-year-old Arab resident who has lived in Qatar his whole life, underwent the complex procedure in...

Jun 22, 2022
Two medical practitioners booked for working without license in Qatar: MOPH

Tribune News Network Doha A physiotherapist and a cupping therapist have been booked for working without license in Qatar, the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) said on Sunday. The duo were working in a private health facility. Reported by the Ministry of Public Health, they have been referred to competent authorities with the Ministry of Interior.   ?The Ministry announced that the...

Jun 19, 2022
HMC successfully performs highly-specialized 'wide-awake' brain surgery

A team of neurosurgeons at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has successfully performed a highly specialized brain tumor removal procedure resection of a complex brain tumor, known as a Glioma. The procedure, the first of a kind in Qatar, was performed with intra-operative neuro-monitoring and neuropsychological support. The 40-year-old patient, who was wide-awake and conscious during the...

Jun 19, 2022
Miracle: Cancer trial results in remission in every patient

A small group of people with rectal cancer just experienced something of a miracle as their cancer simply vanished after an experimental treatment. According to New York Times, in a very small clinical trial, 18 patients took a drug called Dostarlimab for around six months, and in the end, every one of them saw their tumours disappear.  Dostarlimab is a drug with laboratory-produced...

Jun 08, 2022
2 monkeypox strains in US suggest possible undetected spread

Genetic analysis of recent monkeypox cases suggests there are two distinct strains in the U.S., health officials said Friday, raising the possibility that the virus has been circulating undetected for some time. Many of the U.S. cases were caused by the same strain as recent cases in Europe, but a few samples show a different strain, federal health officials said. Each strain had been seen in...

Jun 04, 2022
Baby formula shortage fuelling spike in milk bank interest

The U.S. baby formula shortage has sparked a surge of interest at milk banks around the U.S. with some mothers offering to donate breast milk and desperate parents calling to see if it’s a solution to keep their babies fed. It’s a pathway that won’t work for every formula-fed baby, especially those with special dietary needs, and it comes with challenges because the...

May 14, 2022
Will my child grow out of autism? The question that can't be answered

Tribune News Network Doha There is no cure for autism – it is a lifelong condition – said experts at Qatar Foundation during a recent webinar titled “Autism: Comorbidities and Behavioral Challenges,” but intervention and treatment can improve long-term outcomes, especially if diagnosed early.     The webinar was held as part of a wider series of...

Apr 27, 2022
MoPH, partners celebrate World Immunization Week under 'Long Life for All' slogan

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), in cooperation with the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), the Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC), Sidra Medicine and the private health sector, celebrates the World Immunization Week during the period from April 24 to 30. This year’s celebrations are organized under the theme “A Long Life for All”, which was selected by the World Health...

Apr 24, 2022
UK patient had COVID-19 for 505 days straight, study shows

A U.K. patient with a severely weakened immune system had COVID-19 for almost a year and a half, scientists reported, underscoring the importance of protecting vulnerable people from the coronavirus. There’s no way to know for sure whether it was the longest-lasting COVID-19 infection because not everyone gets tested, especially on a regular basis like this case. But at 505 days, “it...

Apr 23, 2022
Minister of public health opens Ambulatory Care Center’s state-of-the-art intensive care unit

The 14-bed unit can accommodate paediatric and adult patients requiring specialized intensive care following surgery Tribune News Network Doha Minister of Public Health, Her Excellency Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari, today opened the Ambulatory Care Center’s new intensive care unit. The state-of-the-art new facility is designed to provide critical care support and close monitoring to...

Apr 19, 2022
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Qatari national team begins local camp

The Qatari national football team on Saturday started its local camp, which will continue until next Wednesday, as part of the preparations for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Qatar national team participated in a first training session at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Al Sadd Club. The training will...

Qatar is a regional political and economic hub, says Italy envoy

Ashraf SiddiquiDohaAmbassador of Italy to Qatar HE Allessandro Prunas has praised the way Qatar, within a short period under the leadership of the Amir His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, has gained prestigious status as a regional political and economic hub.In an exclusive interview with...

Brazil, France and Argentina among favourites to win Qatar 2022

IKOLI VICTORDohaBrazil are the bookmakers’ favourite to win the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022; the longest odds on a Seleçao victory in Qatar were 9/2 on Friday, according to Oddschecker. Obviously, no discussion of the main contenders is complete without mentioning the five-time champions - but, to...

Qatar’s GDP rises 6.3% to QR171.97 bn in Q2

Tribune News NetworkDoha Qatar’s real gross domestic product GDP increased 6.3 percent to QR171.97 billion in the second quarter of 2022 compared to the estimate of QR 161.71 billion in the same quarter of the previous year, The Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA) has said. According to the...

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