Qatar Biobank is part of Qatar Foundation - Research, Development and innovation division, a long-term health initiative that gathers biological samples and information on the health and lifestyle of Qataris and residents of Qatar for more than 15 years and assist researchers, scientists and doctors in conducting health-related research. With this, we can help identify the latest discoveries in medical research and early diagnosis for various diseases in Qatar, which are reflected in the health of the citizens and residents of future generations.
Qatar Biobank organized a panel discussion about “Ethical, legal and social implications in research with vulnerable populations” at WISH 2020 summit in collaboration with its international partners BBMRI-ERIC, Isber, and ESBB
Qatar Biobank participates in the WISH 2020 World Healthcare Innovation Conference in its virtual version via a virtual interactive booth and a discussion panel about the effects of ethical, legal and social implications of conducting research on vulnerable populations.
List of achievements include region’s first mother-child cohort study
Qatar Biobank took part in Qatar National Day celebrations, which concluded last week at Darb Al Saai. Visitors to the Qatar Foundation tent had the chance to take a non-intrusive basic health check where height, weight, grip strength were measured and a Body Mass Index machine recorded the details.
This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Category 1) as defined by the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners – Accreditation Department and is approved for a maximum of 12.25 hours.
Doha, 16 February 2015: The importance of regional medical research collaboration was the focus of the ‘Biobanking in the Context of Personalised Healthcare’ conference, hosted by Qatar Biobank, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, in Doha last week.
You are being invited to take part in Qatar Biobank, Qatar’s long-term medical health initiative for Qatar’s population. To help you decide whether to contribute, here is some information on Qatar Biobank and what taking part involves.
Qatar Biobank will make it possible for scientists to conduct research to address some of the greatest health challenges facing Qatar and the region, including cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, and cancer.