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WCM-Q research examines implications of telehealth surge during pandemic

WCM-Q research examines implications of telehealth surge during pandemic

The Institute for Population Health of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar has published a scientific review of research detailing the dramatic upswing in the use of telehealth services prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

WCM-Q explores legal issues arising from telemedicine boom during pandemic

WCM-Q explores legal issues arising from telemedicine boom during pandemic

The legal implications of the dramatic rise in the use of telemedicine during the global Covid-19 pandemic were discussed at the latest installment of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) Intersection of Law & Medicine series.

Pandemic dents global success in air connectivity

Pandemic dents global success in air connectivity

Air connectivity is vital for the proper functioning of a modern economy. It links markets and people through city-pair connections that serve as virtual bridges, supporting the flows of key economic activities across markets.

Eva Longoria highlights global healthcare inequalities for women at WISH 2020

Eva Longoria highlights global healthcare inequalities for women at WISH 2020

Eva Longoria, award-winning American actor, producer, director, entrepreneur and philanthropist, voiced her concerns and suggestions on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic as well as global health inequalities

‘Testing, testing’

‘Testing, testing’

The global air travel sector is facing its largest crisis in the history of the concept of flight. The industry, which was booming just ten months ago – is continuing to grapple with the economic and social impacts of this ongoing pandemic

Trump, Biden in final full week of campaigning as virus looms large

Trump, Biden in final full week of campaigning as virus looms large

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden on Monday are down to the final full week of campaigning before the Nov. 3 election,

Airlines suffering from business class blues in age of Covid

Airlines suffering from business class blues in age of Covid

The Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in the era of video meetings. But can Zoom really replace in-person meetings that require business executives to travel?

Covid-19 brings about 'rocky path' to a new-normal for global economy: QNB

Covid-19 brings about 'rocky path' to a new-normal for global economy: QNB

Covid-19 pandemic is bringing about a “rocky path to a new-normal for the global economy”, QNB said and noted the IMF’s expectation is for only a “partial and uneven” global recovery in 2021.

QU experts discuss role of translation in local media related to Covid-19

QU experts discuss role of translation in local media related to Covid-19

A seminar by Qatari Literature Initiative in co-operation with the Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Qatar University (QU) discussed the role of translation in the local media in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Blanket border closures hamper aviation, global economy and humanitarian aid

Blanket border closures hamper aviation, global economy and humanitarian aid

Economies have to open up, people have to work and trade has to resume, a medical expert at World Health Organisation (WHO) recently said, emphasising it is “almost impossible” to maintain border closures

Qatar stresses steps to deal with pandemic

Qatar stresses steps to deal with pandemic

Qatar has stressed the importance of work based on the principle of co-operation and partnership to mitigate the repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic, pointing out the strenuous efforts it made to deal with them.

Qatar Charity provides food aid for coronavirus-hit people in Palestine

Qatar Charity provides food aid for coronavirus-hit people in Palestine

Qatar Charity (QC) has distributed food parcels to nearly 11,000 people who have been home-quarantined due to the Covid-19 pandemic in Palestine.