Namat Guidelines for Article Contributions

Overview: is an open national and regional public Health educational platform created by the Healthy Lifestyle Program at Aspetar – Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital. It is designed to focus on promoting a healthy lifestyle, creating public awareness in Arabic communities about diseases related to unhealthy lifestyles and how they can be prevented, enhancing knowledge about best practice guidelines for physical activity and healthy eating, and contributing to a sustained change in positive lifestyle behaviours in Qatar and other Arabic societies.

Contributor info:

Please provide your name, position, organisation and email (for future contact)

Word count: 450 - 600

Please email your article to as a Word file.

Articles Theme:

List of topics will be provided by Aspetar to choose from, or based on a contributor interest after being approved by Namat team with agreed deadline.

  • You can provide the article either in English OR Arabic language.
  • All articles provided will be translated accordingly.
  • Clearly state your article title (maximum 7 words)
  • Please try to keep the tone of the article as reader friendly style.
  • Keep your audience in mind. The majority of readers are from the community who will only read unique and informative content avoiding technical words.
  • The article should include: an introduction, main body paragraphs (minimum 3 paragraphs, and a conclusion (summary).
  • Be concise and direct. Keep paragraphs short and language simple.
  • The use of headings, subheadings, bullet points, short sentences and short paragraphs increases the ease of reading.
  • Articles that are approved for publishing will be edited for house style and format.
  • All attempts will be made to provide you with an edited copy for review before publishing.
References are required at this stage. If your article refers to other’s work or research you should cite the original publication (e.g. link, author name, etc.) and in case you are using a website, please copy the link.
About the publication:
  • We reserve the right to edit and publish any submitted content without author approval and without notice through our channels including, but not limited to,
  • Terms and conditions apply.
Plagiarism Policy:
Note that plagiarism is prohibited and the author will be held accountable for any copyright breach.
Article Submissions
First Name
Last Name

Organisation Please drop a few links to some of your better articles; we'd love to check out some of your work!
Your Pitch 0 of 2000 max characters Please give us a BRIEF description of your article idea, including category (Physical Activity, Nutrition, Lifestyle, Healthy Recipies, etc.).
Upload Your Article!
Accepted file types: docx and pdf pages. Already have a full article written, edited, and ready to go? Awesome! Submit it here!
Maximum size of file to upload is 2 MB.

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