Key Figures

We are very proud to announce that for the past two and a half years 5384 participants have provided a total of 234,157 samples. From these figures 4236 of the participants who provided a total of 158,739 samples are Qatari.

Thanks to their contribution Qatar Biobank will make it possible for scientists to conduct vital health research to address some of the greatest health challenges facing Qatar and the region, including cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, and cancer.

Here is an overview of the figures:

Total number of participants up to 16th April 2017.

Male Female Total
Qatari
2814 3377 6191
LTR Arabs
526 322 848
LTR Others
350 236 586
Total QBB Participants 3692 3935 7627

Participating

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You are being invited to take part in Qatar Biobank, Qatar’s long-term medical health initiative for Qatar’s population. To help you decide whether to contribute, here is some information on Qatar Biobank and what taking part involves.

Research

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Qatar Biobank will make it possible for scientists to conduct research to address some of the greatest health challenges facing Qatar and the region, including cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, and cancer.

Partners

Qatar Foundation Ministry of Public Health
Hamad Medical Corporation

Certifications

Quality Management Information Security Management