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Health Survey for Research

Start Date/Time:
01/03/2015 Download ICS File
End Date/Time:
31/05/2015
Location:
Doha, Qatar
Category:
Lectures and Activities

Researchers at QCRI and WCMC are collaborating on a study of attitudes towards health and well-being and the role society plays in influencing decisions on the topic.

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Levels of obesity and diabetes have reached an alarming rate in the GCC region and are increasingly a threat to residents and nationals. To tackle this problem, we have to ask ourselves: what are the distinguishing factors about the lifestyle and population here which contribute to this alarming figure? What are the population behaviours and attitudes towards health, nutrition, exercise, and diet? What role does the society as a whole play on individuals’ decisions on these topics? To get an initial understanding and answers to some of these questions, we have prepared a short survey in collaboration with Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar. Please kindly spend 10 minutes participating in the survey by completing this form.
 
More information about the experiment is available on http://sha.qcri.org/.


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