Qatar Genome Programme (QGP) Manager Dr. Said Ismail recently presented a talk at the Festival of Genomics London. The talk, entitled ‘The Qatar Genome Programme: Seizing a Unique Opportunity’, included an overview of the program’s structure and mission
High blood pressure is responsible for 12.8 percent of all deaths worldwide, which amounts to 7.5 million people annually. In addition, 32.9 percent of Qataris suffer from hypertension, one third of whom ignore their diagnosis.
More than 25 healthcare professionals and researchers enhanced their skills at last week’s ‘Epidemiology & Public Health Research’ workshop hosted by Qatar Biobank in collaboration with Qatar University and Imperial College London.