Hamda Ali Al-Doubi smiles during an interview.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has praised a young Emirati girl who took up the responsibilities to become a nurse.
Sheikh Mohammed said on Twitter, “Hamda Ali Al-Doubi... an Emirati nurse in the frontline of defence... a graduate of Fatima College of Health Sciences.
Greetings to her... Greetings to Sheikha Fatima, who sponsored her college... Greetings to the homeland that brings out new models of heroes every day.”
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (Mohap) shared a video and said, “Hamda Ali Al-Doubi, a role model for the Emirati nurse in humanitarian duty.“Her smile is a source of optimism and her work is a source of pride for her family, and is highly appreciated by the country’s leadership and people.
Thank you, our first line of defence heroes.”
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, launched the ‘Your City Needs You’ volunteering campaign through the ‘Day for Dubai’ app.
Like Hamda, several young Emiratis have taken up the responsibilities to serve the community.
Dr Farida Al Hosani, official spokesperson for the UAE health sector, called on the nation’s youth to volunteer in all fields, and raise awareness about the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) based on scientific facts and credible information to counter misinformation and rumours often circulated on social media, which have been triggering needless fear and panic in people.
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