Qatar Foundation

Fri Nov 28, 2014

Sidra Medical & Research Center

Sidra Medical and Research Center is a groundbreaking hospital, research, and education institution, currently under construction in Doha that will focus on the health and wellbeing of women and children regionally and globally. Visit our website

Newborn Screening Should be Mandatory

According to the latest studies and international best practices, screening of newborn babies for metabolic diseases, which is performed through a simple blood test, should be done within the first 24-72 hours after birth.

Out to Lunch: Ali Mohamed Al Sowaidi

Each month The Foundation meets a young person at Qatar Foundation to learn about their career aspirations and inspirations. This month The Foundation meets Ali Mohamed Al Sowaidi, a Trainee within Sidra Medical and Research Center’s Finance Department.

Sidra Partners With BGI-Health Asia Pacific

Sidra Medical and Research Center has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with BGI-Health Asia Pacific to bring Genetic Sequencing and Population Studies to the MENA region. The partnership will establish an institute at Sidra, the first joint institute for BGI in the region.