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WHO re-designates HMC Tobacco Control Centre as collaborating centre

WHO re-designates HMC Tobacco Control Centre as collaborating centre

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Centre has been re-designated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a collaborating centre for treating tobacco dependence for four years (until August 2025).

HMC Tobacco Control Centre participates in WHO session

HMC Tobacco Control Centre participates in WHO session

The Tobacco Control Centre at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) participated in a virtual session held by the World Heath Organisation (WHO) recently.

Smoking can severely damage lungs, lead to serious health problems

Smoking can severely damage lungs, lead to serious health problems

The Tobacco Control Centre at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has warned smoking is closely linked to lung infections.

Smoking can cause Type 2 diabetes, says HMC experts

Smoking can cause Type 2 diabetes, says HMC experts

Smokers are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than non-smokers, according to Dr Ahmad al-Mulla, head of Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Centre.

Quitting smoking has immediate health benefits, say HMC experts

Quitting smoking has immediate health benefits, say HMC experts

The Tobacco Control Centre of the Hamad Medical Corporation on Monday warned about the link between smoking and heart disease and urged smokers to take advantage of smoking session services.

HMC's Tobacco Control Centre provides care for smokers during Covid-19

HMC's Tobacco Control Centre provides care for smokers during Covid-19

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Centre, a designated World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborating Centre, participated in a virtual meeting organised by WHO on Monday.

HMC's Tobacco Control Centre holds 2,600 consultations in four months

HMC's Tobacco Control Centre holds 2,600 consultations in four months

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has stressed that staff at its Tobacco Control Centre have continued to offer support and treatment services to tobacco-dependent patients ...