The Women's Wellness and Research Center (WWRC) of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) announced the launch of a new laboratory for applied research and precision medicine, which seeks to focus on health disorders for mothers and newborns, including preterm birth congenital anomalies, hypertension, diabetes, and obesity. The new laboratory demonstrates new evidence that can be translated into improving patient health and clinical management.

Dr. Hilal Al Rifai, WWRC's CEO and Medical Director, said that the establishment of the new laboratory was in line with the National Health Strategy in the State of Qatar. He pointed out that HMC designed and developed WWRC with family-centered care in mind.

Al Rifai explained that the laboratory would provide evidence-based care to patients and facilitate the decision-making process for physicians.

Source: Government of Qatar