NGO News

noon, the digital marketplace created in the region, for the region and powered by the region’s leading retailers, is now giving customers the opportunity to donate to the Al Jalila Foundation’s basma campaign during Ramadan upon checkout on desktop and the mobile application.

For the first time in the UAE, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), in collaboration with Alliance Francaise and the French Business Council, is hosting “Healing Wounds”, a photo exhibition highlighting the stories of patients treated at the MSF Reconstructive Surgery Hospital in Amman, Jordan. The hospital was set up in 2006 in response to the high numbers of severely injured people MSF saw during the Iraq war. Since then the hospital has grown to serve patients from across the region, including Syria, Palestine and Yemen.

In a move that will further advocate for decarbonising the built environments in the United Arab Emirates, the Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the International Living Future Institute (ILFI).

The Friends of Breastfeeding Association of the Health Education Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, honoured yesterday 40 mothers from different nationalities, in recognition of their key role, in terms of giving their children the best possible start to life, through their keenness on breastfeeding.

The Generation Girl is back with a bite! The girls have been on a hiatus since Summer 2018 but the long siesta is now over and they have awoken with a new website and new merchandise to match.