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Do you have what it takes to save lives?

Do you have what it takes to save lives?

Features writer Ferdinand Godinez joins a hands-on class to learn how to administer primary medical care.  What is first aid? We’re all aware of the term ‘first aid’ yet the majority of us probably don’t know the first thing about …

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Now’s the time to get your Formula One race ticket

Now’s the time to get your Formula One race ticket

Tickets are now on sale for the 2019 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Now in its 11th edition, the prestigious event will run from Thursday, 28th November to Monday, 2nd December – making it a five-day affair, which incidentally …

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This young eco-warrior is out to change the world

This young eco-warrior is out to change the world

Even at the tender age of 13, student Uma and her classmates at Sunrise English Private School are determined to make a positive impact on the environment through their eco club. Following the club’s recent win of the Jane Goodall …

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Noble sports campaign to take over public schools

Noble sports campaign to take over public schools

A new initiative that promotes inclusion among students through sports has been launched in public schools in the UAE. The Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools (UCS) scheme, which brings together youth with and without intellectual disabilities to play together, aims …

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Here’s why animals in the UAE will be better protected

Here’s why animals in the UAE will be better protected

Fresh regulations banning people from keeping dangerous or exotic animals have been approved. The UAE Cabinet has added details to laws passed in 2016, which rule that the only places allowed to own wild animals are zoos, animal parks, scientific …

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This new initiative will protect kids online

This new initiative will protect kids online

A new programme has been launched to protect children and ensure safe use of the internet among young people. The Child Digital Safety initiative, launched in partnership by the Ministry of Interior and the National Programme for Happiness and Wellbeing, …

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More support for people of determination expected

More support for people of determination expected

The final whistle has blown but the UAE is just getting started with carrying on the legacy advocated by the recently concluded Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.   “Special Olympics UAE provides year-round sports training for athletes and …

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More programmes for people of determination to be rolled out

More programmes for people of determination to be rolled out

A host of new initiatives and programmes have been approved to ensure the integration of people of determination into society. Announced at the People of Determination Retreat, a meeting that brought together leaders, ministers and people of determination, a total …

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This is how you can help children in need

This is how you can help children in need

Life-changing surgery could be more readily available to children in the UAE as a non profit organisation prepares to host an initiative in the capital. Operation Smile UAE, which provides medical assistance to children suffering from cleft lip and palate …

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How is the UAE protecting its marine life

How is the UAE protecting its marine life

The UAE has revealed its national agenda to counter the effects of overfishing and protect key marine species from further decline. The UAE National Framework for Sustainable Fisheries 2019-2030 was presented by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment and …

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