The Ministry of Public Health in Qatar is the sole authority responsible for all issues related to public health affairs in the country, supervising the provision of healthcare services in the country, providing preventive and curative health services of international reputation and global appreciation, as well as spreading and raising health awareness. It is also responsible for regulating the private sector’s establishment of health facilities and overseeing them, and supervising the health insurance system, hospitals and primary health care centers, and the practice of medical, allied, and pharmacy professions. Moreover, The Ministry is working on developing electronic and medical strategies and capabilities, supporting an enabling system for innovative health care research, maintaining a system for preparedness and response to national health emergencies, supervising the treatment of citizens abroad and regulating food safety issues.
The Ministry is working on developing an integrated and comprehensive healthcare system, managed according to world-class standards, with accessible health services to the entire population in line with the goals of Qatar National Vision 2030 to ensure continuous care, develop frameworks to provide healthcare services to priority populations and introduce new tools and procedures to support patient care and transfer of knowledge among different healthcare systems.
The Ministry of Public Health and its affiliated institutions (Hamad Medical Corporation, Primary Healthcare Corporation and Naufar) have achieved significant milestones; Qatar has laid the foundations to a strong global health system, and Qatar's healthcare system has seen an important development and improvement in recent decades. Investment in new health facilities, services and techniques has contributed to the overall development of the country's health sector infrastructure with a view to meeting health needs of the steadily growing population in the country, what has helped also in the success of our health system in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, reducing its effects, and protecting society.
As the Middle East’s largest immersive wellness destination, Zulal Wellness Resort by Chiva-Som is the first resort in the world to blend the holistic wisdom of Traditional Arabic and Islamic Medicine (TAIM) with modern therapies and health practices.
Located on the northern coast of Qatar and inspired by the Arabic word for ‘pure natural water’, Zulal Wellness Resort offers two distinct wellbeing experiences, both aimed at inspiring positive and sustainable lifestyle changes in guests. Zulal Wellness Resort’s wellness approach is founded on six pillars: fitness, physiotherapy, spa, holistic health, aesthetic beauty, and nutrition. These foundations are supported by a tranquil environment, first-class service, state-of-the-art facilities, and expertly trained wellness consultants.
Zulal Serenity is child-free space, designed for reflective wellbeing journeys, while Zulal Discovery invites families to reconnect and explore the joys of healthy living.
The tranquil and private spaces throughout Zulal Serenity are reserved for guests aged 16 and over. Zulal Serenity is a sanctuary abundant with tranquil and private spaces where guests can reset their mental and spiritual wellbeing, embarking on a refined, sensory, and luxurious wellness experience while contemplating mindfulness in calm surroundings. Zulal Serenity is a place to escape to; to decompress and reflect in peace.
At the adjacent Zulal Discovery, where guests of all ages are welcomed, the emphasis is on the importance of family wellness through interactive bonding experiences. Children are engaged with age-appropriate activities, including outdoor pursuits, arts, crafts, sports and games, while parents can enjoy restorative wellness therapies.
The culinary experience at Zulal Wellness Resort is underpinned by the belief that eating healthily sustains a wholesome way of life. Across the four gourmet dining outlets, guests are treated to delicious and nutritious dishes bursting with flavour and created to boost joy, energy vitality, and longevity.
Zulal Wellness Resort is committed to sustainability and minimising environmental impact by lowering energy use, maximising sustainable resources, and recycling. We believe, above all else, personal well-being is linked to the health of the environment.
With over 20 years’ experience, Future Health Biobank is one of the world’s largest and most accredited stem cell banks, storing over 200,000 stem cell samples for over 100,000 families. Parents can choose to store the stem cells found in the umbilical cord blood, cord tissue and dental pulp; giving families the peace-of-mind that they have access to cells that are a 100% match for their child. The stem cells found in umbilical cord blood can be used in up to 85 standard treatments for illnesses including some cancers and anaemias. Not only do we provide cutting edge stem cell technology, but we also provide genetic screening services allowing you to glimpse into your child’s future health.