Gulf Times - COVID-19
Many countries failed to support learners during Covid-19: report

Many countries failed to support learners during Covid-19: report

About 40% of low and lower-middle income countries have not supported disadvantaged learners during Covid-19 school shutdown, according to 2020 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) report of Unesco

PHCC continues medicine delivery through Qatar Post

PHCC continues medicine delivery through Qatar Post

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) is continuing its medicine delivery services for both Qatari and expatriate patients free-of-charge

PHCC stresses persons who undergo Covid-19 drive through testing won't get gray colour in Ehteraz

PHCC stresses persons who undergo Covid-19 drive through testing won't get gray colour in Ehteraz

The Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) has confirmed that people who undergo testing at Covid-19 drive-through testing centres will not get "gray colour" in EHTERAZ application ...

Gender advocate pitches for girls’ education priorities post-Covid-19

Gender advocate pitches for girls’ education priorities post-Covid-19

While Covid-19 is creating several hurdles for girls’ education, poverty and patriarchy are already two major problems faced by girls’ education in several countries ...

Covid-19 to accelerate shifts in higher education

Covid-19 to accelerate shifts in higher education

In the backdrop of recent health pandemic, the social and conventional media has been contemplating the emergence of new world order and the likely shift of power from West to East.

Up to 50% of staff can work from offices from July 1

Up to 50% of staff can work from offices from July 1

Up to 50% of the staff belonging to the government and private sectors can work from their offices from July 1, the Cabinet decided on Wednesday as part of the steps taken to gradually lift the restrictions ...

Opec-GECF energy dialogue focuses on impact of Covid-19 on global economy, oil and gas markets

Opec-GECF energy dialogue focuses on impact of Covid-19 on global economy, oil and gas markets

An Opec-GECF energy dialogue through webinar focused on the impact of Covid-19 on global economy, oil and gas markets, medium- and long-term energy market assumptions and perspectives ...

UN official highlights importance of education in Covid-19 times

UN official highlights importance of education in Covid-19 times

Public health and public education are the major foundations of the society, observed an official of Unesco on the opening day of an international online conference ...

Coric tests positive for Covid-19, poses questions for sport's return

Coric tests positive for Covid-19, poses questions for sport's return

Croatia's Borna Coric became the second player from Novak Djokovic's Adria Tour exhibition tournament to test positive for Covid-19, raising serious concerns for tennis governing bodies in their bid to restart the sport

Chinese firm sued by US over 'fake' masks not certified

Chinese firm sued by US over 'fake' masks not certified

A Chinese company sued for selling nearly half a million fake and substandard N95 respirators to US buyers in April is not a certified maker of medical masks, Chinese authorities said on Monday.

Iraqi football legend Radhi dies after battling Covid-19

Iraqi football legend Radhi dies after battling Covid-19

Ahmed Radhi, one of Iraq’s most celebrated footballers, has died as a result of complications arising out of Covid-19, the Iraqi health ministry said.

HMC's daily Covid-19 test capacity to reach 30,000

HMC's daily Covid-19 test capacity to reach 30,000

Hamad Medical Corporation's daily laboratory capacity for Covid-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)) tests will go up to 30,000 by the end of July from the current 20,000, a senior health official has said.