World Heart Day: A global call to action on improving heart health

Today we celebrate World Heart Day! Support the campaign by educating yourself and others about the risks of cardiovascular disease and how to reduce these risks by changing your lifestyle! Read on for more information!

Vodafone holds blood donation drive to commemorate International Day of Charity

In observance of International Day of Charity, Vodafone held a blood donation drive yesterday! Read on to learn more about their cause!

Hamad Medical Corporation announces working hours in Eid

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) announced Sunday its working hours during Eid Al Adha and noted that Emergency services in all hospitals will be working around the clock every day of the week. 

The National Organ Donor Registry Increased to 43,000 after a Successful Ramadan Organ Donation Awareness Campaign

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Qatar Organ Donation Center (Hiba) has registered over 23,000 new organ donors, including locals and expats from many different nationalities, following the success of its Ramadan Organ Donation Awareness Campaign 2014.

3 die after weight loss surgery abroad

Health experts yesterday cautioned people against undergoing surgeries overseas for weight loss (bariatric surgery) as three people have died after operation and many have been suffering life-threatening complications. 

70pc ‘kids do not eat healthy food’

Majority of children in Qatar have unhealthy eating patterns and many skip breakfast, according to Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC).