ISLAMABAD, Nov 6 (APP): Pakistan’s candidate for the Director General World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Sania Nishtar presented her vision and plan for the Organization at a forum hosted by the Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, in London. Sania Nishtar is contending for the slot of Director General ...
November 7, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
ISLAMABAD, Nov 6 (APP): Nearly 108,000 people die each year in Pakistan from tobacco related diseases, affecting 1200 youth and children daily. According to WHO report on tobacco consumption in Pakistan, mostly people die from diseases like heart disease, stroke and emphysema while smoking causes cancer while non smokers become victim ...
November 7, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, Qatar, 3 November 2016: The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) has announced Professor Dame Sally Davies, England’s Chief Medical Officer, as the second keynote speaker for the 2016 Summit. Dame Sally will join renowned economist Lawrence H Summers, the Charles W Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus ...
November 3, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, Qatar, 2 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. The event, held at Qatar Foundation Headquarters in Education City on 26th October, was designed to evaluate the increasing ...
November 2, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, 26 October, 2016 Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced the launch of the biggest recruitment drive in the organization’s history to meet the need for specialized clinical and non-clinical staff to work in the new hospitals and healthcare facilities, which are due to open in 2016/17 in Hamad Bin ...
October 25, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, October 17 Dr. Rajitha Senrathne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine of Sri Lanka has met Ali Shareef Al Emadi, Minister of Finance, Qatar and Dr. Hanan Mohammed Al Kuwari, Minister of Public Health of Qatar during his visit. Senrathine told that Sri Lanka is very much interested in ...
October 17, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, October 15 (QNA) Ministry of Public Heath (MOPH) has affirmed that the vaccine used against measles, mumps and rubella (German measles), also known as (MMR) is safe, effective and gives long-term protection, as it has been approved and used worldwide for more than 40 years. The MOPH's statement urged citizens ...
October 15, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
Larry Summers, Harvard University’s President Emeritus to Discuss the Future of Aid and Investing in Global Health (Doha) 8 October 2016: The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) has announced Dr Lawrence H Summers as a keynote speaker for its 2016 Summit. Dr Summers is the Charles W Eliot University ...
October 11, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, Qatar, 02 October 2016 Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) announced the appointment of Dr. Kholode Al-Obaidli as its Chief Learning Officer (CLO). Commenting on the appointment, Peter Morris, Chief Executive Officer said “We are very pleased to appoint Dr. Al-Obaidli as our Chief Learning Officer. Her appointment comes ...
October 2, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui
Doha, September 29 (QNA) - Deputy Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Thani toured Hamad bin Khalifa Medical City and inspected new hospitals and health facilities. He was accompanied with Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa AlThani, Prime Minister and Interior Minister of Qatar. Dr. Hanan Al Kuwari, Minister ...
September 29, 2016M Ashraf Siddiqui