The battle against obesity in the UAE is far from over, warn healthcare professionals at Bareen International Hospital in Mohammad Bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi. With 30% of the world’s population being obese or overweight (according to the World Health Organisation), the figures are more alarming in the Middle East. The prevalence of obesity in children and adolescents ranges from 5% to 14% in males and from 3% to 18% in females. Furthermore, in the UAE for example, obesity levels are as high as 37% of the population.
The meeting, held at Al Shati' Palace in the UAE capital, occasioned a review of a number of regional and international issues of common interest.
An AI news anchor will start presenting news in Arabic and English on Abu Dhabi Media (ADM) channels, after Abu Dhabi Media Company signed an agreement with Sogou Inc., a Chinese internet industry company.
Abu Dhabi Police Central Operations Command dispatched Civil Defence teams, ambulances and police patrols to the site.
The price of Super 98 rose to Dhs2.48 per litre for May, up from Dhs2.23 in April, while the price of Special 95 rose to Dhs2.34 per litre for May, up from Dhs2.11 in March.
His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, yesterday received at Qasr Al Bahr the participants in the meetings of the International Council on Archives and Forum of National Archivists.
The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) 2019 has hosted a special talk to honour the Fair’s Focused Personality, the legendary Emirati poet Ousha Bint Khalifa Al Suwaidi. The event was attended by Dr Rafia Ghubash, founder of the Women’s Museum in Dubai, who has collected and documented all of Al Suwaidi’s poems, and journalist and author Naser Al Dhaheri.
The approval of this instalment for Emirati citizens in Abu Dhabi stems from the leadership’s commitment to ensure social stability, enhance living standards and provide the citizens with all their needs to enable them to be active contributors to the development of their community.
Research conducted by the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi) at the Hili 2 archaeological site, part of the Unesco World Heritage Site of Al Ain, has revealed stunning new evidence on social life in the region 3,000 years ago.
Abu Dhabi University (ADU) hosted students from across the globe during this year’s University Innovation Fellows Eastern Hemisphere Meetup in the United Arab Emirates. Two days of the four-day programme, run by Stanford University’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (d.school), took place at the university’s Abu Dhabi and Dubai campuses.