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Jail, fine for non-reporting of infectious diseases

Jail, fine for non-reporting of infectious diseases

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani issued yesterday Law No. 9 of 2020 amending some provisions of Decree Law No. 17 of 1990 on the prevention of infectious diseases.

WISH 2018 meeting to debate eradication of viral hepatitis

WISH 2018 meeting to debate eradication of viral hepatitis

Viral hepatitis, a disease of the liver caused by an infection that results in the death of around 1.34mn people globally per year, will be investigated by an international group of experts.

Fatal accidents, infectious diseases rare occurrence among Qatar workers

Fatal accidents, infectious diseases rare occurrence among Qatar workers

Qatar is free from fatal accidents and infectious diseases among workers and the rare cases that happen are because of human error, HE the Minister of Administrative Development, Labour & Social Affairs Dr Issa bin Saad al-Jafali al-Nuaimi has said.

Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest, under observation

Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest, under observation

The ailing chief minister of southern India's Tamil Nadu state, Jayalalithaa Jayaram, Sunday suffered a cardiac arrest only days after she handed many of her responsibilities to a deputy because of illness.

Sidra launches new paediatric clinics

Sidra launches new paediatric clinics

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) has opened several additional paediatric outpatient clinics in September.

Qatar urges Haj pilgrims to get vaccinated

Qatar urges Haj pilgrims to get vaccinated

The Ministry of Public Health, Hamad Medical Corporation and Primary Health Care Corporation have reminded Haj pilgrims to take steps to ensure they and their families are safeguarded against infectious diseases.

HMC to open region’s first communicable disease centre

HMC to open region’s first communicable disease centre

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) will open the region’s first hospital for diagnosis, treatment and management of infectious diseases in Doha soon.