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HBKU Press launches new children's titles in Arabic

HBKU Press launches new children's titles in Arabic

To mark the second half of the current school year, Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press) has launched a collection of new and classic children’s books in Arabic.

QF schools offer children a unique learning experience

QF schools offer children a unique learning experience

Parents across Qatar will have the chance to explore what Qatar Foundation’s (QF) diverse range of schools can offer their children next month – from their own homes.

Qatar Charity launches education project for out-of-school children in northern Syria

Qatar Charity launches education project for out-of-school children in northern Syria

Qatar Charity (QC) launched the “Support Non-Formal Education Activities (ALP Courses) for Out-of-School Children” project in northern Syria, which is expected to benefit some 1,200 students in Azaz and Al-Bab.

Boko Haram claims kidnapping of hundreds of Nigerian students

Boko Haram claims kidnapping of hundreds of Nigerian students

Militant group Boko Haram on Tuesday claimed responsibility for the abduction of hundreds of school students in northwest Nigeria.

QRCS supervises polio vaccination for children in Syria

QRCS supervises polio vaccination for children in Syria

Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) personnel in Syria have recently completed the monitoring of the polio vaccination campaign in the northern part of the country, amid strict preventive measures against Covid-19.

MoPH to focus on improving children's health

MoPH to focus on improving children's health

Establishing a national framework for school health and developing a comprehensive national model for providing paediatric services are among the goals of the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), the Cabinet was told on Wednesday.

Sidra uses precision medicine to treat rare diseases in children

Sidra uses precision medicine to treat rare diseases in children

Sidra Medicine, a member of Qatar Foundation, aims to bring precision genomic medicine to the healthcare landscape in Qatar especially in the case of rare diseases in children.

UNICEF, WHO warn of vaccines shortage for children in Libya

UNICEF, WHO warn of vaccines shortage for children in Libya

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have warned of the acute shortage of vaccines for children in Libya, pointing out that many vaccination ...

Sidra Medicine highlights mental health services for children, young people and perinatal women

Sidra Medicine highlights mental health services for children, young people and perinatal women

Sidra Medicine, has partnered with the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) in its national mental health and wellness campaign “Are you ok” to highlight the support services available for women, children and young people in Qatar.

64% of survey participants prefer remote learning for children

64% of survey participants prefer remote learning for children

Some 64% of people participating in an online survey have said they prefer remote education over blended learning for their children.

Saliva-based Covid tests for children start next week

Saliva-based Covid tests for children start next week

The saliva-based Covid-19 tests for children will begin next week and help determine if there is transmission of the infection within schools, a senior health official has said.

Qatar launches saliva-based Covid-19 test for children

Qatar launches saliva-based Covid-19 test for children

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has announced that Qatar has become one of the first countries in the world to launch a new saliva-based Covid-19 test for children.