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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...

Google Cloud eyes plans to enrich digitally-skilled workforce in Qatar

Google targets Qatar’s workforce, especially IT professionals, as part of its expansion plan in the region, an official from the tech giant told Doha News. Google Cloud is "keen to take the lead in building...

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...

So what exactly happened at Facebook and why did it take six hours to fix?

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went offline for six hours earlier this week. The world’s largest social media platform suffered its most significant outage this week.  All Facebook platforms, including Instagram, WhatsApp and Oculus, went offline for...

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...
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