Dugongs are large herbivorous marine mammals, weighing more than 400kg, which consume sea grasses and inhabit the waters of at least 37 countries around the world. The species can live for up to 70 years. Qatar is home to the second-largest population of dugongs in the world, behind only Australia.
Dr Ziyad M Hijazi has been appointed Clinical Chief for Pediatrics at Sidra Medical and Research Center. He will also hold the position of Chair of Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College – Qatar, Sidra’s partner for medical education.
A two-day workshop organized by Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D) was held on 2-3 December at Qatar National Convention Centre to assess ways of building a high performance team and to discuss the organization’s main challenges.