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Ministry of Municipality to construct 2,000 houses
October 26, 2016
The Ministry of Municipality and Environment is working on implementation of the Emiri initiative to build 2,000 residential units out of which some buildings will be allowed to go up to three floors, said senior officials.
The Central Municipal Council (CMC) recommended to the Ministry of Municipality and Environment that it study the possibility of increasing residential building height to three floors beside the penthouse.
The Council has also asked the same Ministry...
Study shows salivary protein may be key to metabolic disorders
October 26, 2016
A group of scientists from the Diabetes Research Center at the Qatar Biomedical Research Institute (QBRI), a research institute of Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU), has conducted a study that could aid in the early prevention of the development of metabolic disorders.
Metabolism is the process body uses to get or make energy from the food a person eats. A metabolic disorder occurs when abnormal chemical reactions in the body disrupt this process.
The research offers...
50 doctors trained by WHO on occupational health
October 26, 2016
Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) in collaboration with the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office (EMRO) of the World Health Organisation (WHO) began a five-day training programme for health practitioners on occupational and environmental health. The workshops by experts from WHO EMRO office will train the second batch of practitioners consisting of 50 doctors of HMC and primary healthcare centres and Qatari Red Crescent.
Workers in various places have to deal with hazardous...
October 26, 2016
Ooredoo will promote its next generation Security Operations Centre (SOC) services at the upcoming Information Security Conference for the Financial Sector, set to take place in Doha next week.

ICT security has risen on the corporate agenda after a series of high profile attacks in 2016, including a recent distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack that slowed or knocked offline some of the world’s most high-profile websites this month.

To help companies keep their services accessible and secure, Ooredoo has invested in the widest portfolio of security services available...

October 26, 2016
With solutions ranging from large-scale homeland security strategies to risk-specific equipment, products and services, leading suppliers from the United States and Canada will compete for defence and security business at Milipol Qatar.
The centerpiece of the effort will be the North American Pavilion, organised by Kallman Worldwide, Inc, the show’s official representative to the continent, in coordination with numerous government agencies, including the US Departments of Commerce, Defence and State and their Canadian counterparts, said a press release yesterday.
The Pavilion will...