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Thunberg: Children affected by climate change today must be heard

Thunberg: Children affected by climate change today must be heard

Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg on Monday urged the world's media to focus less on her story, and more on the stories of those already affected by the ongoing climate emergency.

Samoa measles outbreak kills 20, mostly children

Samoa measles outbreak kills 20, mostly children

Deaths related to measles, mostly among small children, have more than tripled to 20 in the past week on the Pacific island of Samoa ...

‘Ajyal’s jury programme inspires children to have their voices heard’

‘Ajyal’s jury programme inspires children to have their voices heard’

Ajyal Film Festival’s jury programme inspires and encourages young people to have their voices heard and step out of their comfort zone, Doha-based Filipino film producer Jemina Legaspi has said.

Qatar makes huge progress in treating children with spinal muscular atrophy

Qatar makes huge progress in treating children with spinal muscular atrophy

Qatar has made great progress in the treatment of children with hereditary spinal muscular atrophy after Hamad General Hospital began using the latest innovative gene therapy ...

Philippines vaccinates more than 1.6 million children against polio

Philippines vaccinates more than 1.6 million children against polio

More than 1.6 million children were vaccinated against polio in a two-week immunisation drive in the Philippines, where three cases of the disease have been confirmed since last month ...

Indian boy dies after three days stuck in well

Indian boy dies after three days stuck in well

The body of a two-year old boy trapped 26-metres (85-feet) down a well in southern India for more than three days was recovered on Tuesday, authorities said.

Sidra Medicine helps address the mental health of women, children

Sidra Medicine helps address the mental health of women, children

The Department of Psychiatry at Sidra Medicine, part of Qatar Foundation (QF), offers comprehensive Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), the hospital has said.

Death of two children might be caused by exposure to insecticide or chemical: Ministry of Health

Death of two children might be caused by exposure to insecticide or chemical: Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Public Health on Sunday explained that the preliminary results, of investigation done by the medical team at the Emergency Department at Hamad Medical Corporation ...

UK charity, QF partnership to save even more children

UK charity, QF partnership to save even more children

The collaboration between Qatar Foundation (QF) and UK-based humanitarian charity Save the Children has benefitted a large number of refugees in Cox’s Bazaar in Bangladesh.

'Millions' protest in youth-led global climate strike

'Millions' protest in youth-led global climate strike

Masses of children skipped school to join a global strike against climate change that teen activist Greta Thunberg said was ‘only the beginning,’ ahead of a UN youth summit she will participate in Saturday.

Burger King scraps plastic toys in children's meals, launches amnesty

Burger King scraps plastic toys in children's meals, launches amnesty

Burger King will stop handing out plastic toys in its children's meals and said on Thursday it was launching an amnesty for customers to return any freebies in a bid to tackle the growing problem of plastic waste.

Don’t send sick children to school, HMC urges parents

Don’t send sick children to school, HMC urges parents

Taking note of the prevailing trend where sick children are sent to school, a senior physician from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has urged parents ...