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$8bn pledged to fight Covid-19

$8bn pledged to fight Covid-19

An international pledging conference raised 7.4 bn euros ($8.07bn) Monday to help develop a coronavirus vaccine as well as tests and treatments, launching collective efforts to treat the deadly virus globally.

Qatar, WHO develop virus risk reduction plan for older people

Qatar, WHO develop virus risk reduction plan for older people

Qatar has collaborated with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to develop a Covid-19 risk reduction plan for older people, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has said.

Ministry takes more steps to keep Qatar 'virus-safe'

Ministry takes more steps to keep Qatar 'virus-safe'

In line with the rapid developments related to the spread of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) globally, the Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) announced Monday a number of additional measures

Demand for anti-virus masks soars 100-fold

Demand for anti-virus masks soars 100-fold

Demand for masks, gowns, gloves and other protective gear has risen up to 100-fold and prices have soared due to the China coronavirus, producing a "severe" disruption in global supply, the World Health Organisation (WHO) chief said Friday.

MoPH trains school nurses of WHO-accredited schemes

MoPH trains school nurses of WHO-accredited schemes

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), in co-operation with the Ministry of Education and Higher Education and Hamad Medical Corporation and primary health care institutions, organised a workshop

Qatar among top ten countries in fight against Hepatitis C

Qatar among top ten countries in fight against Hepatitis C

Qatar has been listed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as one of the top 10 countries in the world that is on track for the elimination of the Hepatitis C virus

Public Health Ministry organises workshop to combat influenza

Public Health Ministry organises workshop to combat influenza

Ministry of Public Health (MoPH), in collaboration with World Health Organisation (WHO), organised a workshop and simulation exercise on influenza.

WISH attends WHO gathering in Senegal

WISH attends WHO gathering in Senegal

The World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH), an initiative of Qatar Foundation, has participated in the 68th session of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Committee for Africa in Senegal

WHO says Congo faces 'very high' risk from Ebola outbreak

WHO says Congo faces 'very high' risk from Ebola outbreak

The reassessment came after the first confirmed case in Mbandaka, a city of around 1.5 million.

WHO says Ebola outbreak has spread to DR Congo city

WHO says Ebola outbreak has spread to DR Congo city

The outbreak, publicly declared on May 8, had previously been reported in a rural area of Equateur that lies roughly 150 kilometres from Mbandaka.

WHO chief heads to DR Congo over latest Ebola outbreak

WHO chief heads to DR Congo over latest Ebola outbreak

The head of the World Health Organisation was due in DR Congo on Saturday to aid preparations for "all scenarios" in combating the latest Ebola outbreak.

Australia exported 'listeria-tainted melons to 9 countries'

Australia exported 'listeria-tainted melons to 9 countries'

Between January 17 and April 6, Australia reported 19 confirmed and one probable case of listeriosis, all of whom were hospitalised. Seven died.