Abu Dhabi, UAE: A group of national doctors with the Zayed Giving Initiative have launched a humanitarian campaign to treat one million women in various countries as part of the UAE’s interest in backing women both locally and globally.
Announced on the occasion of Emirati Women’s Day, observed on 28th August every year, the campaign will be run in partnership with the Saudi German Hospitals Group, the Arab Foundation for Humanitarian Work and the Emirates Volunteer Centre.
The campaign is in line with the vision of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, Supreme President of the Family Development Foundation, and Head of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood.
A group of national and international medical doctors will participate in the year-long campaign.
Head of the Zayed Giving Initiative, Dr. Adel Al Shameri, said the UAE leadership, namely President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, takes a keen interest in the role women play in society as well as in their success in various sectors.
CEO of the Saudi German Hospital Dubai, Dr. Reem Osman, who is also Humanitarian Ambassador for the Sheikh Zayed Giving Initiative, said the new campaign is aimed at curbing the spread of chronic diseases among women.
© Khaleej TimesAug 2016