QATAR SPENDS QR1.8 BIL­LION YEARLY ON DI­A­BETES TREAT­MENT

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Speak­ing at the Qatar Di­a­betes Lead­er­ship Fo­rum last month, Min­is­ter of Pub­lic Health HE Dr Hanan Mo­hamed hamed Al Kuwari said that the coun­try spends QR1.8 bil­lion ev­ery year on treat­ing di­a­betes and its com­pli­ca­tions. She fur­ther her added that the ann an­nual cost of treat­ing the dis­ease is likely to rise to QR4.9 bil­lion by 2035 and QR QR8.4 bil­lion by 2055.

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