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Home delivery services: MoPH issues advisory

Home delivery services: MoPH issues advisory

A new advisory posted by the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) on its social media platforms Wednesday highlights the precautionary measures that need to be followed while using home delivery services.

Qatar makes big gains in road safety, public health

Qatar makes big gains in road safety, public health

Qatar has achieved several feats in public health in the last 10 years including lowering traffic mortality and work-related injuries among others, noted a top Ministry of Public Health ...

Over 20,000 people vaccinated against flu within a week

Over 20,000 people vaccinated against flu within a week

The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has called on all citizens and residents aged 6 months and older and people who are most vulnerable to complications of influenza to receive seasonal flu vaccine.

Ramadan app, website devoted to public health

Ramadan app, website devoted to public health

The Ministry of Public Health’s Healthcare Communications Committee has expanded the Ramadan Health initiative by introducing a companion smartphone and tablet app.

Australian rockmelon is safe

Australian rockmelon is safe

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has announced that the lab results of rockmelon from Australia, which were withdrawn from the market, showed it is free of listeria ...

Qatar free from bird flu: health ministry

Qatar free from bird flu: health ministry

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) said no cases of bird flu have been registered in Qatar. The ministry said bird flu is closely and continuously monitored by the National Influenza Centre, which periodically scans samples to monitor the types of viruses and to detect their strains

Workers’ hospitals in Qatar to open soon

Workers’ hospitals in Qatar to open soon

Two workers’ hospitals will be opened in 2018 and another one in early 2019 to cater to the healthcare needs of male labourers, a senior official at Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health has announced.

Florida identifies10 more Zika cases

Florida identifies10 more Zika cases

The state of Florida has identified 10 more cases of Zika virus caused by local mosquitoes and has asked the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to send in experts to help with its investigation of the outbreak.

Health minister inaugurates Medical Centre in Industrial Area

Health minister inaugurates Medical Centre in Industrial Area

As part of the government’s efforts to provide "comprehensive health services to workers where they are located", the Minister of Public Health (MOPH)...

Homeopathy, Ayurveda get official nod

Homeopathy, Ayurveda get official nod

The practice of alternative forms of medical treatment like Hijama, Chiropractic, Homeopathy, Ayurveda and Acupuncture has been officially approved by the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP).