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.

A Source of Inspiration

Dr Javaid Sheikh, Dean, Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar, a Hamad bin Khalifa University partner university, speaks about galvanizing future medical leaders, nurturing healthcare innovation and knowledge, and helping to build a healthier Qatar.

Sidra Hosts CUDOS 2017

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) recently concluded CUDOS 2017 (10-12 April) - its first conference dedicated to understanding the genetic causes of complex diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity and strokes.