GLIDE-Carter Center Partnership Aims to Eliminate River Blindness in the Americas, Lymphatic Filariasis and Malaria on Hispaniola

GLIDE-Carter Center Partnership Aims to Eliminate River Blindness in the Americas, Lymphatic Filariasis and Malaria on Hispaniola

ATLANTA & ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)-– The Carter Center and The Global Institute for Disease Elimination (GLIDE) announced an exciting new partnership to support the Carter Center’s innovative disease elimination efforts in the Americas. GLIDE, an initiative of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, has pledged substantial financial and technological support for the Center’s programs to eliminate two neglected diseases: river blindness (onchocerciasis) in the Amazon rainforest along the Brazil-Venezuela border and lymphatic filariasis (commonly called LF or elephantiasis) throughout…

GCC businesses need to pursue Keyman Insurance to ensure profit stability and sustainability of business

تحتاج الشركات الخليجية إلى متابعة التأمين على المسؤول الرئيس في الشركة

Keyman Insurance could play a vital role in ensuring business continuity and profit sustainability in the Gulf region, especially during challenging environment, especially like the current COVID-19 crisis Businesses in the Gulf countries need to pursue Keyman Insurance to retain key professionals who make a difference in running businesses efficiently and deliver profits year after year, according to a top industry official, who urges Keyman Insurance to become a mandatory requirement for securing bank loans. Keymen or key professionals play a crucial role in running the business and deliver profits…

The Anti-Smoking International Alliance in London

The Anti-Smoking International Alliance in London

The Anti-Smoking International Alliance in London announced the re-election of Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani from the United Arab Emirates as President of the Alliance for the third time respectively. Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani was unanimously re-elected in light of the efforts he has put into achieving the objectives set for the Alliance during the past year. Moreover, and during the annual meeting which was held virtually in light of the current circumstances, the members of the Board of Trustees expressed their pride in the results the Anti-Smoking International…

A leading financial advisor urges UAE’s business owners

يجب على الشركات في الشرق الأوسط أن تتبنى

Middle East businesses must take succession planning to protect an estimated US$1 trillion worth of assets to undertake proper business succession policies to protect their hard-earned assets from getting out of hand due to death, disability or other uncertainties An estimated $1 trillion worth of assets will be transferred to the next generation of family owned companies in the Middle East over the next decad; Most family-owned private businesses in the Middle East do not survive the second or third generation due to lack of business succession plans; Business owners…

5 exciting short films await children & youth on second day of ‘Let’s Have FUNN’ virtual event

“الفنّ يجمعنا” تعرض مساء غداَ خمسة أفلام عربية وأجنبية

The films being screened tomorrow (Tuesday) on the event’s free streaming platform, https://funn.ae/letshavefunn/ are targeted at the +12 age group Young cinema lovers, it’s time to dive into a unique experience the ‘Let’s Have FUNN’ virtual event has put together for you to be able to enjoy from the comfort and safety of your homes. Dozens of unique films have been handpicked to be shown during the five-day virtual event, which began on Monday. A selection of five short films that span several genres and interesting themes have been lined…

TBHF allocates USD 4 million for one of the Pediatric Intensive Care Units

“القلب الكبير” تخصص 4 ملايين دولار لإنشاء وتجهيز وحدة العناية المركزة للأطفال

PICU will be named in memory of the late Sheikh Khalid bin Sultan Al Qasimi  at the Magdi Yacoub Global Heart Centre in Cairo (MYGHC) On completion in 2023, the new facility will be among the biggest healthcare and research entities for treatment of cardiac and cardiovascular diseases in the Arab world Under the directives of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at UNHCR, TBHF, a Sharjah-based global humanitarian organization dedicated to helping people in…

Jawaher Al Qasimi announces AED4.4 million of ‘Ameera Fund’ grant

to fully equip two operation theatres in Peshawar cancer hospital Grant will support Peshawar’s Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre to provide surgical oncology services to patients for the first time 2,500 cancer patients to benefit annually By December 2020, two operation theatres will be outfitted with world-class equipment Following the directives of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), and Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends Of Cancer Patients (FOCP),…

$3 Trillion is not enough

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 04 August 2020, (AETOSWire): Coronavirus pandemic, and the U.S – China trade tensions have recently hit the U.S extremely hard, which has resulted in a GDP falling a historic -32.9% in Q2 of 2020, slowing down from -5% in the previous period. Meanwhile, the US has already spent $3 trillion propping up the economy since the pandemic struck in March, which helped the short-term economic recovery from mid-April to June. Reasons for USD sell-off and Technical Outlook The greenback still struggling to find an upside momentum…