The Qatar Foundation is possibly one of the best known foundations in the world because of the amount of funds it allocates to the development of sport, health, education, etc. This institution has countless departments and it is an honour for me to collaborate with it and participate in its project evaluation processes.
The diseases that pose a challenge to today’s medicine have, to a large extent, a genetic origin or component. Therein the importance of early detection of genetic factors that may trigger the development of a disease.
I have had the privilege of visiting Dukhan, a city administrated by Qatar’s state oil agency, Qatar Petroleum, which manages its oilfields. Although the economy of this country relies mainly on NATURAL GAS, the headquarters of Qatar Petroleum are in the west of the country, from which it controls, coordinates and develops its oil projects.