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Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii infection in feral cats in Qatar
( BioMed Central , 2017 , Article)
Background: Cats are essential in the life cycle of Toxoplasma gondii as they can shed the environmentally resistant oocysts after acquiring infection. Human populations living in cities with high densities of feral cats ...
'Why Do You Ask?' the Nature and Impacts of Attitudes towards Public Opinion Surveys in the Arab World
( Cambridge University Press , 2019 , Article Review)
For the first time in an Arab country, this article examines attitudes toward public opinion surveys and their effects on survey-taking behavior. The study uses original survey data from Qatar, the diverse population of ...
A COMPARISON OF TURKEY AND IRAN’S SOFT POWER IN THE GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL (GCC) COUNTRIES
(2016 , Master Thesis)
In the recent years other forms of power have been implemented and gained significant successes in the international relations. With that regard, the term “Soft Power”, introduced by Joseph Nye, has come to forefront to ...
The New Silk Road: China’ Energy Policy and Strategy in the Mena Region
( Qatar University , 2017 , Article)
China is in dire need of energy resources to sustain its growth. In recent years, China has been turning more to Saudi Arabia and Iran in the Middle East as well as Sudan in North Africa as trade partners to secure its ...
The push for practical legal skills education in Qatar: Results from an externship program
( Hamad bin Khalifa University Press (HBKU Press) , 2016 , Article)
For decades, educators across the world have been advocating for educational reform that would increase the number of practical skills courses included in traditional legal education. In 2011, Qatar University College ...
Citizenship and Surveys: Group Conflict and Nationality-of-Interviewer Effects in Arab Public Opinion Data
( Springer , 2019 , Article)
More research than ever before uses public opinion data to investigate society and politics in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Ethnic identities are widely theorized to mediate many of the political attitudes and ...
Editorial: State of art and science advances on nutrition and nutrigenetics in nutrition –related non-communicable diseases in Middle East
( BioMed Central , 2015 , Article)
Pharmacy academics' perspectives toward interprofessional Education prior to its implementation in Qatar: a qualitative study
( NLM (Medline) , 2019 , Article)
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to explore the perspectives of faculty members and academic administrators, at Qatar University College of Pharmacy, towards interprofessional education (IPE) and collaborative practice ...
Medication risk communication with cancer patients in a Middle East cancer care setting
( Dove Press , 2016 , Article)
Purpose: Cancer treatments are frequently associated with adverse effects, but there may be a cultural reluctance by care providers to be forthcoming with patients regarding these risks for fear of promoting nonadherence. ...
Self-reported psychopathy in the Middle East: a cross-national comparison across Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and the United States
( BioMed Central , 2015 , Article)
Background The construct of psychopathy is sparsely researched in the non-Western world, particularly in the Middle East. As such, the extent to which the psychopathy construct can be generalized to other cultures, including ...