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QRCS and OCHA support therapeutic nutrition for helping save lives in Syria

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) The Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has begun the implementation phase of a project to support life-saving therapeutic and preventive nutrition services in Syria with funding from the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).During the preliminary phase, staff have been hired and trained and the...

QBRI collaborates with HMC on COVID-19 volunteer programme

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) is providing its full support to Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) COVID-19 efforts through a volunteer programme, which was carried out in the summer months of 2020. In June, QBRI employed all of its efforts to provide high-calibre volunteers to...

HMC’s Tobacco Control Centre highlights its experience in providing care for smokers during COVID-19 pandemic

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Centre, a designated World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre, recently participated in a virtual meeting organised by the WHO. The meeting  discussed smoking cessation services and related treatments. The discussion involved experts from the WHO in Geneva and the Regional Office for the Eastern...

INJAZ Qatar to host Mubadara 2020 Awards Ceremony

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) INJAZ Qatar, a non-profit organisation and a member of Junior Achievement (JA) Worldwide, will host the Zoom online Mubadara Awards Ceremony on Monday, August 31, 2020, which recognises some of Qatar’s most outstanding young entrepreneurs.The Company Programme and Mubadara are INJAZ Qatar’s most interactive and popular education programme and...

Vodafone Qatar launches ‘My Vodafone Portal’ for businesses to manage services digitally

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) Vodafone continues its commitment to help Qatar’s businesses succeed in a digital world with the launch of My Vodafone Portal – a self-service tool for businesses of all sizes. From basic functionalities such as viewing account and profile details or bill summary, Vodafone Business account holders can also download their...

WCM-Q Research Sheds New Light on Treatment-Resistant Cancers

Publication: albawaba.com - English (English | Website) Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) have devised a new way of testing cancer treatments to reveal how some tumors are able to resist chemotherapy drugs and continue to spread. Led by Dr. Anna Halama, Assistant Professor of Research in Physiology & Biophysics, the WCM-Q team combined two innovative research...

Qatar Red Crescent Society to mark World Humanitarian Day today

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) will celebrate World Humanitarian Day today, when the world appreciates the heroic sacrifices of humanitarian workers, commemorates those killed while performing their professional and humanitarian duty.Under the theme of ‘Providing Life-Saving Support during the Pandemic’, World Humanitarian Day comes as ongoing global efforts are...

VODAFONE ADDS SMART LOCKS TO ITS RANGE OF SMART HOME DEVICES

Vodafone Qatar has expanded its range of smart home devices to now include smart locks for keyless smart living. The latest addition of the Danalock V3 wireless Bluetooth® and Z-Wave smart lock lets users easily control access to their home with their smartphone. With its simple Danish design and advanced encryption algorithm, the Danalock V3...

Ashghal starts work on pedestrian bridge across Al Furousiya Street

Publication: gulf-times.com - English (English | Website) The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has started construction of a pedestrian bridge at Al Furousiya Street as part of its efforts to ensure better convenience for pedestrians and promote a healthy lifestyle. The bridge, according to local Arabic daily 'Arrayah', will link the Aspire Park with the nearest streets. The...

Islamic equities outperform other indices on Qatar Stock Exchange

Publication: gulf-times.com - English (English | Website) Islamic equities outperformed the other indices on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) this week, which otherwise had truncated days in view of Eid holidays.The industrials and banking counters witnessed higher demand this week which saw Gulf Warehousing (GWC) calling off a proposal to acquire Spick and Span Cleaning Services...