Experts are beginning to mull how to rebuild health-care systems after conflicts ease in the Arab region. Lebanon provides a case study in dysfunction, the author argues.
Qatar University has opened a medical school, as the country grapples with a shortage of physicians.
Experts think sponges may contain compounds that could halt the growth of cancer cells.
The research output at Qatar University’s College of Pharmacy has rapidly grown, but experts remain cautious about the emirate’s pharmaceutical industry.
Medical students’ protests stopped the Ministry of Health’s attempt to make it mandatory for students to work in remote areas after graduation.
The Syrian Ministry of Higher Education has started requiring those who seek to enter many of the health professions to study an extra year before their professional education.
Alexandria University Faculty of Medicine has adopted a new way of teaching based more on the human body and diseases than on scientific disciplines.
Mauritania hopes to improve its health care now that it is beginning to produce its own doctors.
Iraqi medical schools suffer from a shortage of qualified professors, a lack of cadavers, and a focus on theory instead of practice.
Researchers say the danger of going in to a hospital for one ailment and then getting another is high in the Arab world.