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Qatar’s mental health helpline has helped ‘thousands’ since last year

Health authorities have been taking extra steps to increase awareness on the importance of mental health.  Qatar's mental health line has received more than 37,000 calls since its launch in April 2020, Hamad Medical Corporation...

Qatar now has under 1,000 active Covid-19 cases

Authorities updated travel policies earlier this month and slashed Covid-19 PCR prices.  Qatar's active Covid-19 cases have now dipped below 1,000 for the first time since April 2020, recent statistics from the Ministry of Public Health...

World Mental Health Day 2021: Five shocking facts 

10 October marks World Mental Health Day, a global event which aims to raise awareness about mental health conditions. The World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) has set this year’s theme under the title...

QRCS deploys surgical convoy to help hundreds in Somalia

The organisation will also supply Somalia hospitals with essential medical equipment in order to allow quality services to continue.  Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) will provide medical services for hundreds of low-income patients in Somalia...

Qatar drops yellow list, slashes PCR test costs in latest travel policy updates

The updated policies will be effective from 6 October at 2pm arrival time. Qatar's Ministry of Public Health updated the country's travel policies on Sunday, amid latest steps towards loosening coronavirus restrictions. The health ministry...

Breast Cancer Awareness: What are the most common warning signs?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Every year during the month of October, there is a global campaign aimed at increasing awareness and support for the early detection and treatment of breast cancer.  It serves as...
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