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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 health officials said. Each strain had been seen in...

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 it comes with challenges because the...

May 14, 2022
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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
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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
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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
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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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Qatar 2022 group Stage best ever, says FIFA chief

QNADohaFIFA President Gianni Infantino has described the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 as the ‘best ever,’ following dramatic matches across all eight groups, record-breaking attendances and television audience figures across the world, and the FIFA Fan Festival in Doha proving hugely popular with...

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Empower 2022 Youth Conference kicks off on sidelines of WC 2022

Tribune News NetworkDohaEducation Above All (EAA) Foundation’s Empower Youth Conference kicked off on Wednesday in the heart of the World Cup celebrations at the FIFA Fan Festival with inspiring stories about the role of football off the pitch from top athletes.The theme for this year’s renowned...

TOPSHOT - Portugal's forward #07 Cristiano Ronaldo and teammates celebrate after Portugal's forward #26 Goncalo Ramos scores his team's first goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup round of 16 football match between Portugal and Switzerland at Lusail Stadium in Lusail, north of Doha on December 6, 2022. (Photo by Jewel SAMAD / AFP)
CR7 hails Portugal’s ‘historic’ win

Vinay NayuduDohaSoon after a tumultuous night, Cristiano Ronaldo hailed Portugal's win over a hapless Switzerland at the Lusail Stadium as "historic" – in a match in which he was dropped by head coach Fernando Santos.Ronaldo did come off the bench and had a goal rightly ruled offside, before...

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QCB’s foreign currency reserves surge 6.82% to QR224 billion in Nov

QNADoha The foreign currency reserves and liquidity of the Qatar Central Bank (QCB) increased by 6.82 percent to reach QR223.985 billion in November compared to QR209.675 billion in November 2021.The figures issued by the QCB on Wednesday showed that QCB’s official reserves increased by the end of...

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