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Mada Center grants digital access certification to QSE website

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) website was granted the Digital Access Certification by the Assistive Technology Centre (Mada) for applying the web content accessibility standards for persons with disabilities, elderly and those with functional limitations.The certificate is awarded to websites that provide digital access to content and e-services, in addition...

Hassan Al Thawadi among Qatar’s prominent speakers leading discussions at WISH 2020

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) Secretary-General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy, Hassan Al Thawadi, will deliver a keynote address at the upcoming World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) 2020 conference, taking place from November 15 to 19.  Tasked with overseeing the infrastructure and development projects for the FIFA World Cup 2022,  Al...

Benchmark gains huge 323 points amid QR21bn surge in capitalisation

Publication: gulf-times.com - English (English | Website) The US presidential outcome and the global pharmaceutical major Pfizer’s disclosure of 90% efficacy in the Covid vaccine had its profound impact on the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) this week.The bourse witnessed a huge 323 points addition in its key barometer and QR21bn in capitalisation this week which saw...

Team Qatar and youth athletes join OCA Evaluation Committee on final day of Doha 2030 tour

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) Team Qatar and youth athletes from across multiple Asian Games sports, today joined members of the OCA Evaluation Committee for the final day of the Doha 2030 Asian Games Bid Committee visit.  Established Olympians through to talented young athletes, including Amal Mohammed (basketball), Afaf Alqarni (boxing), Hannah Albadr (handball), Abdulaziz...

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...