More articles from Woman & Child
- 2019 Sep 20Woman & Child
2019 Sep 15Woman & Child
UAE’s corporate sector stepping up to Breast Cancer Awareness
Sharjah24: The ‘Pink Caravan Corporate Wellness Day’ has already recorded several beneficiaries across numerous corporates starting from this April. The UAE’s private-public sectors has been gradually opening its arms to Pink Caravan endeavour to draw attention and support towards the awareness, early detection and treatment of breast cancer.
2019 Sep 05Woman & Child
Volunteering, Social Support factors for the “PCR” Success
Sharjah24: Sharjah-based Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP) has been putting in tremendous effort to reduce breast cancer fatalities in the nation, for almost a decade. Their Pink Caravan Ride (PCR) breast cancer awareness campaign has mapped the UAE entirely, offering 64,000 free medical tests and screenings worth more than AED 37 million since it was launched in 2011.
- 2019 Sep 04Woman & Child
2019 Sep 01Woman & Child
Global measles cases three times higher than last year - WHO
Sharjah 24 – Reuters: The world is backsliding in the fight against measles, which can disable or kill, especially children, with a record number of cases recorded up to August only since 2006 and nearly three times as many cases than in July 2018 at that time, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said.
2019 Aug 27Woman & Child
American countries agree on vaccine card for Venezuelan migrants
Sharjah 24 – AFP: Ministers and health authorities from eleven countries in the Americas agreed on Monday to create a single vaccination card for the thousands of Venezuelan migrants fleeing the deep crisis in their country.
2019 Aug 20Woman & Child
GWU holds workshop on 'Reinforcing Women Political Engagement'
Sharjah24 – WAM: The General Women’s Union (GWU) organised a workshop titled, "Reinforcing Women Political Engagement", at the Abu Dhabi Women’s Club under the patronage of Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of GWU, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF).
2019 Aug 20Woman & Child
Emirati women to scale peak of empowerment during FNC Elections
Sharjah24 – WAM: Emirati women will scale the peak of their empowerment journey during the Federal National Council (FNC) Elections 2019 to be held next October, by achieving 50 percent representation in parliament.
2019 Aug 19Woman & Child
Cancer survivor reveals FOCP role in restoring hope for life
Sharjah 24: As far as she could remember, Afaf had followed a normal healthy routine. So, when cancer struck, it came as major shock to the 47-year-old Arab expatriate. She had not carried out any self-examination, or gone for medical check-ups.
2019 Aug 16Woman & Child
UNICEF calling for urgent investment Rohingya refugees education
Sharjah 24 – WAM: Frustration and despair are overwhelming young Rohingya refugees in southeastern Bangladesh, UNICEF said Friday. The UN children’s agency has issued a new report calling for urgent investment in education and skills development opportunities in and around the vast camps where most of the refugees live.