The Ministry of Community Development is keeping pace with World Autism Awareness Day under the theme “From Transition to Adulthood” with a series of innovative initiatives and events targeting children with autism, families and parents, autism centres, and all members of the community continuing throughout April to promote sustainable awareness.
UAE Government held on Wednesday a news briefing where Dr. Farida Al Hosani, UAE Health Sector’s spokesperson, and Ammar Almaeeni, spokesperson for the National Programme for Happiness and Wellbeing, gave an update on measures taken for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) prevention.
Not many pay attention to cleanliness. The coronavirus that has spread is indeed a lesson for all of us. I am sure there are many who have never used sanitisers or seen them before this pandemic. But why wait for a virus to spread to be hygienic? (“Europe toll crosses 50,000, virus crisis EU’s biggest test: Merkel,” April 7, Gulf Today).
Dr Farida Al Hosani, official spokesperson for the UAE health sector, has 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.
National Ambulance launched on Sunday an awareness campaign about the importance of the responsible and effective use of the ‘998 emergency ambulance number.’
In support of national efforts to combat and limit the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and in line with an unwavering commitment to its social responsibility, Dubai Ladies Club is utilizing its online presence to spread awareness about the importance of maintaining one’s health, fitness, and holistic wellbeing during this time.
A six-foot image of a sad-eyed man, baseball cap askew and mask covering his nose and mouth is spray painted on a building in a Nairobi slum. Next to it are the words "Corona is real”.
The iconic Burj Khalifa turned pink on Wednesday creating awareness about breast cancer and displayed a message urging people to join the fight for all the heroes battling the disease.
The 11th edition of Pink Caravan Ride, an annual breast cancer awareness initiative of UAE-based non-profit Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP), will ride into 2021 in a unique format in February with the participation of equestrian clubs from every emirate, and will be marked by 42 days of free health screenings for men and women to encourage early detection and prevention of breast cancer.