Category Archives: Health

UN Survey Reveals a Deeply Polarized World

GENEVA – A United Nations global survey reveals a world of unprecedented division, polarization and discord. The report, a year-long consultation to mark the U.N.’s 75th anniversary, surveyed more than 1.5 million people in 193 countries about their hopes, fears, and expectations for the future. The survey paints a picture of a generally fragmented world,

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed urges teachers, education staff to take COVID-19 vaccine

H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, and Chairman of the Education and Human Resources Council urged all employees in public and private educational establishments, including teachers and administrative staff, to take the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, to support the country’s efforts to vaccinate over 50 percent of residents

UAE, Canada strengthen bilateral health education ties

UAE-Canada Business Council has discussed ways to enhance opportunities for bilateral ties in the health sector, especially in supporting the development of the health workforce, ensuring the highest quality of medical education, and building research capabilities, in the post-COVID-19 period. This came up during the UAE-Canada Health Education and Innovation Forum held via videoconference and

Malaysia eyes intensifying COVID-19 vaccine development with UAE, King says

Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah was on a working visit to the UAE last week. He met with His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and other senior officials. “The UAE has demonstrated itself as a friend to Malaysia during

Under Directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, the UAE Sends Urgent Medical Aid to Mauritania in Fight Against COVID-19.

Under the Directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, the United Arab Emirates has sent to the sisterly Islamic Republic of Mauritania an aid plane containing more than 10 metric tonnes of medical supplies, testing equipment and ventilators, in

UAE Sends Seventh Medical Aid Flight to Sudan in Fight against COVID-19

The United Arab Emirates yesterday sent an aid plane containing 14 metric tons of medical supplies and testing kits to Sudan. The aid will assist approximately 14,000 medical professionals as they work to contain the virus. His Excellency Hamad Al-Junaibi, UAE Ambassador to Sudan, said: “The brotherly Republic of Sudan was one of the first

ERC implements humanitarian, social, health, developmental programmes in Seychelles

The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, implemented several humanitarian, social, health and developmental programmes and initiatives in the Seychelles, which include supporting health programmes, restoring and maintaining houses of worship, and allocating a plot of land for a cemetery. The launch of the programmes is part of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed

Sidra Medicine’s Virtual Precision Medicine and Functional Genomics symposium ready for launch

QF entity to host PMFG 2020 in an online format with a special session on COVID-19 Doha, Qatar – Sidra Medicine is all set to host the fifth edition of its flagship “Precision Medicine and Functional Genomics 2020” (PMFG 2020). The symposium will be launched online from 5 to 7 December 2020 and will provide resourceful