Tag: Awareness

Students make the cut for cancer campaign

Students make the cut for cancer campaign

Students from an Abu Dhabi school cut their hair to support a noble campaign and raise awareness about cancer. The Dunes-Hair for Hope by Dunes International School Abu Dhabi saw students and even parents donate at least 12 inches of …

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Abu Dhabi teacher conquers childhood fear

Abu Dhabi teacher conquers childhood fear

“Why would you want to sing on stage?” “You can’t be frightened about singing on stage at the school concert – Are you sure you’re a teacher?” These were just a few questions that were directed at Liam Kelly as …

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This sporting feat has to be seen to be believed

This sporting feat has to be seen to be believed

Celebrating an international affinity and fostering awareness of healthy lifestyles will be one local man’s goal as he prepares to attempt an ultramarathon of epic proportions. Dr Khaled Al Suwaidi is training to run 2,000km from Abu Dhabi to Mecca, …

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Why this F1 superstar was shaved for a good cause

Why this F1 superstar was shaved for a good cause

A Formula 1 driver has helped back a month-long initiative to raise awareness for men’s health. Daniel Ricciardo took part in the Movember shave-off challenge by VPS Healthcare at Burjeel Day Surgery Center in Abu Dhabi where he had his …

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Six things you need to know about diabetes

Six things you need to know about diabetes

With 14th November marking World Diabetes Day, it’s time to think a little deeper about the condition, its symptoms and how you have the power to keep it at bay. In the past 40 years, diabetes has become a global …

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Finally! The weekend is here and it’s looking good

Finally! The weekend is here and it’s looking good

There were times when we didn’t think we would make it, but we did. It’s the weekend and doesn’t it feel great?  Forget sleeping in, bingeing on Netflix and wasting away doing nothing: There’s a whole host of things going …

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Why football fans should not miss these exciting stalls

Why football fans should not miss these exciting stalls

A series of interactive roadshows are set to be rolled out in Abu Dhabi as part of preparations for the upcoming Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup. The UAE is hosting the prestigious sporting event from 5th January to 1st …

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5 practical ways you can help the city’s strays

5 practical ways you can help the city’s strays

On 18th August, animal lovers around the world will mark the 27th annual International Homeless Animals’ Day.  It’s a time when organisations around the world host activities in a bid to raise awareness about overpopulation and being a responsible pet owner. So what …

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Passing of the torch to the country’s youth

Passing of the torch to the country’s youth

The young generation is set to play a pivotal role in helping the UAE achieve its future goals according to the initiatives announced to celebrate International Youth Day. Launched by Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu …

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