Posted on February 27, 2016

Qatar Biobank, a member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) welcomed a senior delegation from the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine) from the Nanyang Technological University and the school’s primary clinical partner, National Healthcare Group based in Singapore. During the visit, the delegation was able to attain valuable insights into the world-class information technology (IT) systems and efficient approaches to data collection and processing of samples currently housed at Qatar Biobank. The delegation studied how Qatar Biobank collects and measures its biometric data in addition to how it delivers results to participants. 

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Qatar Biobank supports QF’s mission to enhance national innovation and technology through medical research regarding prevalent health issues in Qatar. Through its collection of samples and information on the health and lifestyles of a large percentage of the national population, Qatar Biobank is making vital medical research possible for scientists in Qatar, the region, and the world. In 2015, Qatar Biobank cemented their position within the biomedical industry by receiving two International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) certifications from the British Standards Institute Middle East (BSI); ISO 9001 for Quality Management Systems and ISO 27001 for Information Security Management.

For more information about Qatar Biobank, please visit: www.qatarbiobank.org.qa/home

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