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.

Sidra Appoints Clinical Chief for Pediatrics

Dr Ziyad M Hijazi has been appointed Clinical Chief for Pediatrics at Sidra Medical and Research Center. He will also hold the position of Chair of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College – Qatar, Sidra’s partner for medical education.

Can Bacteria Have An Impact On Cancer Treatments?

The role of environment versus genetics in the way that people respond to disease treatments is an interesting emerging field of research which may have the potential to lead to novel, more effective treatments for diseases including cancer.