Suchetha Satish shared a picture of herself with Shreya Ghoshal (L) on her Twitter handle.
Gulf Today Report
Suchetha Satish, 14, UAE-based Indian teenager is spreading COVID-19 awareness in 22 languages by singing and composing songs.
Calling herself a COVID-19 warrior, Suchetha Satish has recorded the awareness songs, written by her mother Sumitha Ayilliath, in Arabic and 21 Indian languages.
Her song in Malayalam, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil and Assamese was also released by the Kerala government.
Suchetha is a double world record holder for singing in most languages in one concert and the longest live singing concert by a child.
The 14-year-old released her first song on COVID-19, titled "Say No To Panic" in English on March 16.
Later, she released her second song in her mother tongue Malayalam to create awareness among the large Keralite community here in the UAE.
"Music has always been my language of effective communication. With help from my mother Sumitha, I did the lyrics and composed the whole song... I took inputs from my father to give authentic information and thus the song was made. The recording was done in my home studio...," the Grade 10 student of Indian High School, Dubai said.
The lyrics of the song urge people to "keep the distance, keep cleanliness and make it a habit to wash hands", said a report in a section of the local media.
Talking about what encouraged her, Suchetha said, "It was a report on my Malayalam song that caught the attention of the Kerala Social Security Mission which urged me to record it in the languages of the migrant labourers there. I then recorded it in Hindi, Bengali, Tamil and Assamese."
Following a good response on all social media platforms and with the encouragement of her family and friends, Suchetha decided to go ahead to record it in many other Indian languages, including Kannada, Tulu, Konkani, Marathi, Gujrati, Rajasthani, Sindhi, Himachali, Odiya, Manipuri, Nepali, Urdu, Punjabi, Bhojpuri, Telugu, Kashmiri and Sanskrit.
Healthcare experts have stressed that this is the time to embrace emerging healthcare technologies such as telemedicine. Participating in the Advance Health webinar organised by the Dubai Science Park to address the COVID-19 pandemic, they noted that as an international business and events hub, the UAE has robust procedures to manage health and safety and respond swiftly to outbreaks of infectious diseases.
In line with the Dubai Government’s decision to resume economic activity from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm effective Wednesday 27 May, Dubai Culture and arts Authority announced it will reopen its museums in a phased manner from 1 June.
The Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA) has confirmed that schools in Dubai may reopen their facilities following the summer break, provided they comply with specific health and safety protocols.
As part of the national disinfection programme to combat the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Dubai Autism Centre (DAC) carries out its campaign to sterilise all the educational and therapeutic facilities apart from administrative offices at the Centre.
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