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Diabetes Service Design

Qatar ranks the 4th highest in diabetes prevalence in the world, and the second highest in the GCC. Prevalence of the disease is more than double the global average. The Diabetes Service Design project will seek to ensure that lifestyle advice, education and counseling is available to diabetic patients and those at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Delivering high quality services, easily accessible in the community, with primary, secondary and tertiary facilities available for those who need them.

As the National Health Strategy Program 2011-2016 draws to a close, project information is currently being updated and will be available in the coming weeks.

For enquiries please contact the Program Management Office at the Ministry of Public Health.

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  • The Ministry of Public Health [MoPH]
  • Hamad Medical Corporation [HMC]

Press Releases

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Diabetes treatment centre to open at Al Khor Hospital


A specialised diabetes treatment unit will be opened at Al Khor Hospital as part of plans to replicate the National Diabetes Center across all hospitals within the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), ...

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New diabetes survey next year to include expatriates


A new diabetes survey to be conducted next year will include expatriates alongside Qataris. The last survey was conducted on Qatari population which established that the diabetes prevalence was about...

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