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Qatari IT experts stress Ehteraz app helps against further

Publication: qatarday.com - English (English | Website) According to Qatari IT experts, the Ehteraz app is meant to protect society and individuals against any further spread of COVID-19 as is directly linked to the health information of the users, at Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) database. Speaking to the local Arabic daily Arrayah, the IT experts pointed...

QRCS provides 800 test strips that can detect COVID-19 in

Publication: qatarday.com - English (English | Website) Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has provided new support to the medical sector in the Gaza Strip, as part of a project implemented there to extend urgent assistance to prevent the coronavirus (COVID-19). Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has delivered to the Ministry of Health (MOH) in Gaza 800 rapid...

Public encouraged to seek support from mental health helpline if required

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) The protracted disruption to life due to COVID-19 could bring feelings of anger, depression, anxiety and even grief. Therefore public is encouraged to seek professional mental services by calling the helpline 16000, if needed. “COVID-19 is having a significant impact on our lives and for many people their daily...

On the second day of Eid no critical case reported to HMC

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) main Emergency Department at Hamad General Hospital (HGH) treated at least 539 cases during the second day of Eid Al Fitr due to several reasons including stomach ailments, respiratory problems, trauma and road accidents, yesterday. T h e E m e r g e n c...

Qatar distributes 50,000 food kits to expat communities to celebrate Eid

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) Qatar, through the ‘Let’s Celebrate Eid Together’ initiative, has distributed 50,000 food kits to various expatriate communities to help them celebrate Eid Al Fitr at home during the tough time of coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.The initiative reflects Qatar government’s keenness to ensure the welfare of its expatriate communities during the...

QRCS sends medical aid to Gaziantep region in Turkey

Publication: qatar-tribune.com - English (English | Website) QATAR Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has delivered medical supplies as a gift to Gaziantep Province, in response to the invitation by the Department of Societies of the southern Turkish province to the humanitarian providers involved in Syria.The gift included 36,000 masks and 72,000 gloves, in order to ensure the...

Qatar bourse key index inches near 8,900 levels on buy support

Publication: gulf-times.com - English (English | Website) The Gulf funds' increased net buying and local retail investors' bullish outlook Wednesday lifted the Qatar Stock Exchange for the third straight session and its key index gained more than 54 points to inch near 8,900 levels.The banking and telecom counters witnessed higher than average demand as the 20-stock...

Plasma therapy on infected patients ‘showing results’

Publication: Gulf Times (English | Newspaper) More than 100 patients have received plasma so far from some 96 recovered donors and the number of donations from recovered patients is rising each week. This was highlighted by Dr Muna al-Maslamani, medical director of the Communicable Disease Center (CDC) at Hamad Medical Corporation, at a press conference yesterday. She...

QRCS, QA distribute iftar food baskets to hundreds of families in Gaza, Jordan

Publication: Qatar Tribune (English | Newspaper) "I am the head of a five-member family. Being an elderly person who faces difficulty finding a job, I am struggling to secure food and housing for my children," said Hajj Maher Haytham (67), describing his suffering as the humanitarian situation in Gaza gets worse. He received a food basket...

Ooredoo carries out CSR activities at Souq Waqif

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) Qatar’s leading telecommunications operator carried out CSR activities at Souq Waqif, in spite of the logistical challenges presented by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.  Ooredoo recently arranged delivery of Ramadan gifts to labourers working at Souq Waqif, Doha’s historic market area. All necessary precautions were taken to ensure the safety of...

QDA received over 1,200 calls since March

Publication: thepeninsulaqatar.com - English (English | Website) In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA)'s Diabetes’s Medical Team has received more than 1,200 calls since March through the hotline dedicated to responding to patients' inquiries and teleconsultation services, which target patients with diabetes, especially those with problems controlling the disease, as part of the measures designed to...

New law on cards to protect children from abuse, violence

Publication: Qatar Tribune (English | Newspaper) QATAR is working toward developing a new child protection law which will strengthen its capacity to monitor abuse aimed at children, a webinar organised by Qatar Foundation's Doha International Family Institute (DIFI) has been told. The institute's 4th Annual Family Policy Forum, titled 'Domestic Violence against Children in the State of...