Video: Qatar oil a boost to health?

Oil wealth means Qataris enjoy free healthcare, but does it mean healthier citizens?

    Thanks to its gas and oil wealth, the tiny Gulf nation of Qatar has one of the most comprehensive welfare systems in the world. 

    Qataris make up just a fifth of the country’s 1.5 million-strong population, with one of the highest per capita incomes in the world.

    But do all these benefits translate into a healthier population?

    Al Jazeera's Tarek Bazley reports from the Qatari capital of Doha.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    All Hail The Algorithm

    All Hail The Algorithm

    A five-part series exploring the impact of algorithms on our everyday lives.

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    The priceless racism of the Duke of Edinburgh

    Prince Philip has done the world an extraordinary service by exposing the racist hypocrisy of "Western civilisation".

    China will determine the future of Venezuela

    China will determine the future of Venezuela

    There are a number of reasons why Beijing continues to back Maduro's government despite suffering financial losses.