Qatar Diabetes Association

Organizational Information

Al Rawabi street
P.O.Box 752
Al Mutaza, Doha
Tel: +974.44547300

Membership Information

Founded in 1995

450 Members in 2016


36 employees and 500 volunteers

Member of IDF since 1997



The Qatar Diabetes Association (QDA) is a member of Qatar Foundation (QF) and with support from H.H. Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar and under the auspices of H.H. Sheikha Mozah Bint Nasser the Chairperson of QF, QDA provides useful and up to date information, health education and diet and various programs throughout the year to various segments of society, that will help patients understand the reality of diabetes, ways of living with it and abidance with proper care.

Main Focus

Qatar Diabetes Association aims to establish and promote awareness of diabetes and its prevention throughout the population. The QDA mission is to help the people with diabetes and those who are at risk by providing innovative patient care, diabetes education and related services with the hope of improving the overall quality of life for those who are affected.


Learn more here about activities organised by the Association for World Diabetes Day.

The Qatar Diabetes Association provides education, training and support for the patient with diabetes or is at risk of getting it, and in particular
  • Diabetes and dietetic education and support
  • Foot clinic
  • Retinal camera
  • Healthy Kitchen
  • Insulin pump support and education
  • Male and female Gym for QDA members
QDA works with the patients, their families and their schools or work place in order to make their surroundings diabetes safe, healthy and supportive.

QDA also works with their health care professional to improve and update their knowledge which will in turn help improve the patients’ care management plan. 



Young Leaders in Diabetes

Mohamed represents the Qatar Diabetes Association in the Young Leaders in Diabetes Programme (YLD).

Read more about him and about the YLD programme here

Publications & Newsletters

Download here their latest annual report (2015)


Message from the President

Dr. Abdulla Al Hamaq 


Qatar country information


IDF Members in MENA