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  • UAE Launches National Volunteer Platform in 14 Humanitarian Sectors

    UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, along with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, were the first two people to sign up to volunteer through the country’s national volunteer platform “Volunteers.ae”. The platform was launched by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid before his Cabinet meeting, which was attended by the UAE Deputy Prime Minister His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan and UAE Minister of Interior His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

  • UAE Malls celebrate the spirit of togetherness to mark Saudi National Day

    Majid Al Futtaim – the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia – is set to celebrate the spirit of togetherness at Mall of the Emirates, City Centre Mirdif and City Centre Deira from September 21 to 23 in honour of the 88th Saudi National Day.

  • UAE Media Apprenticeship Programme Receives Over 80 Applications, 20 Media and Academic Partnership Requests One Week After Launch

    The Education Affairs Office of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi today revealed that the UAE Media Apprenticeship Programme (UAEMAP), which was launched on 27 August 2017, has already attracted over 80 applications from across the UAE, and more than 20 partnership requests from media organisations and governmental and private academic institutions.

  • UAE Mega-Events Draw USD 44 Billion in Tourism Value by 2020

    Virtual reality concerts and matches, augmented reality apps, and immersive audiovisual will catalyze USD 44 billion in UAE tourism receipts by 2020, and transform the live entertainment and mega-event experience for millions of people across the Middle East and Africa.

  • UAE Minister of Environment & Water launches five initiatives

    H.E. Dr. Rashid Ahmad bin Fahad, UAE Minister of Environment and Water, launched five environmental initiatives – ‘Smart Gargoor,’ ‘Green Legacy,’ Beautiful in Wild & ‘Emirates Nature Reserves’ at Dubai Mall and ‘Monitor and Control’ in Masdar City – as part of the UAE Innovation Week. Launched by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, UAE Innovation Week is being held from November 22 to 28, 2015.

  • UAE Minister of Health opens fourth session of Strategic Forum 2017-2021

    H.E. Abdul Rahman Al Owais, UAE Minister of Health, has opened the fourth session of the Ministry of Health Strategic Forum 2017- 2021. The Forum provides a platform for senior health officials to analyse the present national healthcare framework and develop a strategic plan to improve efficiency and efficacy of government performance. This is in line with the directives of the UAE National Agenda launched by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to establish a world-class healthcare system by 2021.

  • UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment Holds “A Conversation with Leaders” Session at World Government Summit 2017

    The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MoCCAE) held “A Conversation with Leaders” session, which brought together ministers, CEOs and leading experts to further discuss some of the tough questions raised about the challenges posed on food security by climate change. The event took place as part of the Climate Change Forum, launched by MoCCAE on the sidelines of the fifth edition of the World Government Summit.

  • UAE Ministry of Economy launches 9 th edition of Annual Investment Meeting (AIM)

    Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, Ruler of Dubai, Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), the premier event in foreign direct investment in the Middle East and North Africa, has launched the preparatory actions for its 9 th edition on April 8-10, 2019 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

  • UAE Ministry of Environment and Water organizes seminar on ‘Organic Agriculture’

    The UAE Ministry of Environment and Water recently organized a public awareness workshop on ‘Organic Agriculture’ in cooperation with Dubai-based Children’s City. The workshop targeted children aged between 7 and 12 years to raise awareness about different environmental areas, especially organic agriculture.

  • UAE Ministry of Finance counts down to Finovate Middle East later this month

    More than 400 leaders in the industry of fintech will gather in Dubai this month to showcase innovation in their sector, highlighting the future of fintech for the global and regional markets.

  • UAE Ministry of Finance Launches ‘Youth Innovates” initiative

    The Ministry of Finance organized the inaugural ‘Youth Innovates’ event at its headquarters in Abu Dhabi, which focused on celebrating and encouraging entrepreneurship and innovative thinking within the youth community.

  • UAE MINISTRY OF FINANCE THROWS SPOTLIGHT ON FINTECH AT FINOVATE MIDDLE EAST

    More than 400 leaders in the industry of fintech have gathered in Dubai today to showcase innovation in their sector, highlighting the future of fintech for the global and regional markets.

  • UAE Ministry of Health & Prevention organizes workshop on hypertension

    Under the patronage of Dr. Hussein Abdel-Rahman Al Rand, Assistant Undersecretary of the Health Centers and Clinics Sector, the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention organized a workshop on high blood pressure titled ‘Hypertension: From Guideline to Practice.’ Aside from Dr. Al Rand, Dr. Buthaina Abdullah bin Belaila, head of the Non-Communicable Diseases Division; a visiting consultant from the UK Dr. Mehdi Mabrouk Jibany, Consultant in Family and Kidney Diseases; Prof. Hassan Al-Tamimi, a Consultant Cardiologist from the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences; and a number of doctors and nurses from primary healthcare centers were also present.

  • UAE Ministry of Health hosts ‘State-of-the-Art Radiographic Screening for Breast Cancer’ workshop

    The UAE Ministry of Health has recently organized a workshop on ‘State-of-the-ArtRadiographicScreeningfor Breast Cancer’ at the theater hall in the Ministry’s headquartersin Dubaiin the presence ofDr.KathleenThomas,Britishexpert onadvisorytreatment of cancerradiotherapy. Also participating in the conference were 60doctors andtechnicians representing the Ministry of Health, Health Authority – Abu Dhabi, and Dubai Health Authority along with University HospitalSharjah,Al Zahra Hospital,andZulekha,Sharjah. The session was held within the framework of the ‘Itmenan’ campaign, withtwo of its initiatives – ‘National Periodic Health Screening’ and ‘Cancer Screening’ – approved by the Council of Ministers. The initiatives aim toraise community awareness about the importance ofearly detectionof non-communicable diseases such as cancers and their risks.

  • UAE Ministry of Health hosts symposium on ‘Sleep Apnea - Risk to Health and Traffic Accidents’

    H.E. Dr. Hussein Abdul Rahman Rand, Assistance Undersecretary of Health Centers and Clinics Sector, UAE Ministry of Health and President – Ear, Nose and Throat Division, Emirates Medical Association, has revealed that Dr. Mohammed Hoqani, Consultant – Chest Diseases Medicine sleep, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at the UAE University conducted a seminar on ‘Sleep Apnea - Risk to Health and Traffic Accidents’. Held in cooperation with Metro-Med and Philips, the conference was held at the Oberoi Hotel Business Bay in Dubai.

  • UAE Ministry of Health launches ‘Healthy Restaurant’ initiative in Sharjah

    The UAE Ministry of Health represented by its Health Clinics and Centers’ Health Education and Promotion Department, recently organized its third educational workshop in Sharjah forming part of the ‘Healthy Restaurant’ initiative which saw the participation of 15 restaurants. The workshop is one of the promotional activities of the initiative which was introduced earlier in other emirates. The first educational workshop was hosted in Ajman and gathered 15 restaurants participated, while 14 restaurants assembled for the second workshop in Fujairah.

  • UAE Ministry of Health launches initiative to help enhance the attractiveness of the nursing profession

    The nursing profession is considered as one of the most important and strategic careers in the healthcare system. It is based on special experiences and exclusive skills based on the modern principles of general health and behavioral science, in addition to comprehensive care of patients in cooperation with other medical teams.

  • UAE Ministry of Health participates in inaugural MENA MedTEch Regulatory Symposium

    The UAE Ministry of Health has participated at the first ever ‘MENA MedTEch Regulatory Symposium,’ which was conducted recently at the Radisson Royal Hotel in Dubai. H.E. Dr. Amin Hussain Al Amiri, Assistant Undersecretary for the Ministry’s Public Health Policy and License, opened the inaugural event and delivered the keynote address during its opening. Organized by the Middle East Medical Devices & Diagnostics Trade Association (MECOMED) and its 24 member companies, the pioneering event offerd an ideal platform to MENA region’s regulatory affairs healthcare professionals to share their reports and experiences on key regulatory topics.

  • UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation endorses HR Tech MENA Summit 2018

    Dubai based QnA International today revealed that the UAE Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation has endorsed the fourth annual of their premier HR Tech MENA Summit. This one of a kind initiative in the MENA region is focused on how technology developments affect Human Resources function across organizations in all the sectors.

  • UAE Ministry of Interior honoring the businessman Muhannad Fayez Al Masri

    Under the strategic patronage of Damasco Group owned by Syrian businessman Muhannad Fayez Al Masri, 999 magazine, issued by the Ministry of Interior, held a ceremony entitled "The Zayed of Tolerance and Peace" to celebrate UAE’s National Day and the Year of Zayed at the Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi.