February 28, 2014

Rare Disease Day

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Hamdan Medical Award concludes its awareness campaign on rare diseases within the UAE

Hamdan Medical Award concludes its awareness campaign on rare diseases within the UAE

Today, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences (HMA) has concluded its awareness campaign on rare diseases. Under the slogan "With Research, Possibilities are Limitless", the awareness campaign was organized throughout this week in the emirates of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, and Ras Al Khaimah. Read More

Hamdan Medical Award raises awareness on rare diseases for students of 13 secondary schools in UAE

Within its one-week awareness campaign on rare diseases, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences organized a series of educational lectures over two days for male and female students of 13 secondary schools in Sharjah, Ras Al-Khaimah, and Al-Ain. Read More

Hamdan Medical Award launches its awareness campaign on rare diseases

Under the slogan "With Research, Possibilities are limitless", Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences launched its awareness campaign on rare diseases. The one-week campaign is held in conjunction with the Rare Disease Day, which is an annual event falls on the last day of February. Read More

Hamdan Medical Award organizes the awareness campaign on rare diseases next week in Dubai

In conjunction with the Rare Disease Day 2017, which is an annual event comes on the last day of the month of February, and under the slogan "With research possibilities are limitless”, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences (HMA) is to organize its awareness campaign on rare diseases starting from this Saturday and throughout the week. Read More

16 new genetic mutations are identified as causative of 12 hereditary rare diseases among Arab children

Dr Mahmoud Taleb Al Ali, the Director of the Centre for Arab Genomic Studies (CAGS), affiliated with Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, announced that the Joint research project between CAGS and Latifa Hospital, affiliated with Dubai Health Authority, has revealed links between 12 hereditary rare diseases among Arab children and 16 new genetic mutations in 14 genes. Read More

16 new genetic mutations are identified as causative of 12 hereditary rare diseases among Arab children

Dr Mahmoud Taleb Al Ali, the Director of the Centre for Arab Genomic Studies (CAGS), affiliated with Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, announced that the Joint research project between CAGS and Latifa Hospital, affiliated with Dubai Health Authority, has revealed links between 12 hereditary rare diseases among Arab children and 16 new genetic mutations in 14 genes. Read More

Hamdan Medical Award concludes its awareness campaign on Rare Diseases

In conjunction with the Rare Disease Day on February 29th, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences concluded its Awareness Campaign on Rare Diseases with a celebration held yesterday at the Children's City in Greek Park, Dubai. Read More

Hamdan Medical Award announces the winners of the school students’ competition on Rare Diseases

Abdullah bin Souqat, a member of the Board of Trustees and the Executive Director of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, announced the names of the winners of the school students’ competition on Rare Disease. “This competition is a part from the awareness campaign organized by the award on Rare Diseases from 21 till 26 February”, he said. Read More

Hamdan Medical Award launches an awareness campaign on Rare Diseases

Today morning, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences launched its awareness campaign on Rare Diseases. In conjunction with the Rare Disease Day, this year’s awareness campaign is held under the slogan "Join Us in Making the Voice of Rare Disease heard ". Read More

In conjunction with the Rare Disease Day:
Hamdan Medical Award organizes the awareness week for Rare Diseases

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences (HMA) will organize the awareness week on Rare Diseases from 21 till 26 February, under the slogan "Join us in making the voice of Rare Diseases heard". Read More

Hamdan Medical Award commemorates the World Rare Disease Day

On the occasion of World Rare Disease Day, an interactive session for parents of children with rare diseases was organized by the Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences. At the session, it was called on the UAE society, individuals and institutions to: shed more light on rare diseases, raise awareness of prevention among families at risk of having children with rare diseases, work on providing affordable therapy and integrate patients into the community. Read More

The Centre for Arab Genomic Studies issues a gap analysis report on the subject of scientific research on rare diseases in the Arab world UAE and KSA the most proliferative Gulf countries researching the genetic causes of rare diseases

To mark the World Rare Disease Day; the Centre for Arab Genomic Studies, affiliated to Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, issued a report entitled "Gap Analysis of Scientific Research on Rare Diseases in the Arab World". The Award's involvement with this highly important event continues for the 5th consecutive year with the slogan "Day-by-day, hand-in-hand". Read More

For the fifth consecutive year: Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences celebrates the World Rare Disease Day

Mr. Abdullah bin Souqat, Executive Director of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, said that the award will celebrate the World Rare Disease Day on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Children's City, Dubai Creek Park. Read More

Under the slogan "Join Together for Better Care":
Hamdan Medical Award celebrates the Rare Disease Day with children

For the fourth successive year and under the slogan "Join Together for Better Care", Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences held a special gathering to mark the World Rare Disease Day. This took place at Zayed bin Mohammed Family Gathering in Al Khawaneej, Dubai, with the attendance of around 700 children with rare diseases and their families, in addition to doctors, geneticists and visitors of the venue. Read More

The Centre for Arab Genomic Studies issued a report about rare diseases in Arabs

As many countries around the world will be organizing special activities to mark the Rare Disease Day which happens to be on Friday 28th February this year, the Centre for Arab Genomic Studies (CAGS) issued a special report about rare diseases in Arabs. CAGS, a division of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Award for Medical Sciences, strives through the abovementioned report to provide a clear picture about prevalence rates of these conditions locally and regionally. Read More

For the fourth successive year: Hamdan Medical Award sponsors Rare Disease Day 2014

Abdullah bin Souqat, the Executive Director of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, declared that the Award is going to sponsor the World Rare Disease Day 2014 in the UAE, which aims to shed light on the burden of these diseases on individuals, families and societies. Read More

Hamdan Medical Award raises the awareness of students towards Rare Diseases

Within the framework of Rare Disease Awareness Campaign organized by Hamdan Medical Award and held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and Chairman and President of Dubai Health Authority, a series of fruitful meetings held with 1,500 visitors for the stand of the campaign in Mirdif City Centre. These meetings aimed at raising the awareness towards the importance of exerting concerted efforts from all segments of the community to support the children with rare diseases to overcome the difficulties they may face in their daily lives, particularly at school. Read More

Hamdan Medical Award organizes an awareness campaign towards the rare diseases

On the occasion of the World Rare Disease Day on February 28, for the third successive year, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Health Authority, Hamdan Medical Award will launch tomorrow a 6-day campaign to raise the awareness towards the rare diseases. Read More

Within the framework of its Campaign on Rare Disease: Hamdan Medical Award monitors 340 Rare Diseases in Arabs

Hamdan Medical Award has declared the presence of 340 Rare Diseases in Arabs, hinting at an actual figure that could be 2-4 times higher, according to the preliminary data compiled in the center’s Catalogue for Transmission Genetics in Arabs (CTGA) Database. Read More

Hamdan Medical Award launches the National Awareness Campaign on Rare Diseases

Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, AUE Minister of Finance, and President of Dubai Health Authority, Abdullah Bin Souqat, Executive Director of Hamdan Medical Award, has launched the National Awareness Campaign on Rare Diseases under the slogan "Solidarity". Read More

Hamdan Medical Award organizes a Rare Diseases Campaign

Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance, and President of Dubai Health Authority, Hamdan Medical Award is to launch a 5 -day awareness campaign on the Rare Diseases Day under the slogan "Solidarity", on the occasion of the Rare Diseases Day on 29 of February 2012. Read More

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