American Hospital Dubai recently conducted a public awareness campaign to highlight the importance of infant car seats in support of the initiative launched by the Dubai Health Authority’s (DHA) Public Health and Safety Department to promote the use of rear-facing child safety seats for new-born babies being discharged from hospital. Officials from DHA participated in the seminar to give a deeper insight to healthcare professionals, especially those associated with child birth, and new parents about the significance of the infant car seats for a baby’s safety.

Al Borg Medical Laboratories, one of the leading names in reference laboratories in the region, held the first “The Best of AACC” conference, at Rosewood Hotel in Abu Dhabi, on 23-24 March.

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and in the presence of His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Humaid Al Qasimi, Managing Director of RAK Free Trade Zone, Managing Director of the Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority, His Excellency Mohammed Ahmed Al Kait, Advisor at the Amiri Diwan, Director of Antiquities and Museums Department, HE Prof. Haidar Sayed Jawad Behbehani, Secretary General of the Federation and Deputy Director of Kuwait University and Dr. Ahmed Ali Murad, Dean of the Faculty of Science, Emirates University, and a delegation from the Federation of Asian Chemical Societies "FACS" headed by Prof. Jassem Al-Din Ahmed and members of the Executive Office of the Union of Arab Chemists, the 18th International Conference of the Union of Arab Chemists was inaugurated today Sunday, 26 March under the theme of "Proactive Future Chemistry" at The Al Hamra Conference Centre in Ras Al Khaimah with the participation of 17 associations from 20 Arab countries.

For the 19th edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards Ceremony that was held in Paris this week, the international scientific community gathered to honour and celebrate 5 exceptional women scientists and 15 prominent young researchers for their contribution to the world of science. The event was opened by Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO and Jean-Paul Agon, Chairman and CEO of L’Oréal and Chairman of the L’Oréal Foundation.

Aloha Abu Dhabi, the city’s most celebrated beach festival, kick-starts this week from 28th March to 1st April at Al Muneera Beach Plaza, Abu Dhabi’s first waterfront retail development at Al Raha Beach. With an incredible array of breath-taking musical performances, amazing water sports and exciting daily activities, Aloha Abu Dhabi will offer family and friends an unforgettable, adventure-filled way to enjoy their spring break.