Tag: United Arab Emirates

Merck Foundation together with African First Ladies continue their strategy to provide specialty training for African doctors to better manage diabetes and hypertension patients

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany in partnership with African First Ladies and Ministries of Health, continue their strategy to provide one-year diploma and two-year master degree in both Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine and Diabetes for medical postgraduates from more than 35 African and Asian countries. Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and One of 100 Most Influential Africans emphasized, “Amidst the pandemic that has roc

Award-winning Canon photographers capture Ramadan in the time of a pandemic

On 23rd April, the holy month of Ramadan began, with Muslims around the world practicing under unique circumstances and adapting to the changes caused by COVID-19. From live-streamed sermons to video calling loved ones for virtual Iftars, this year’s Ramadan is seeing Muslims worldwide forging new ways to connect with family and friends and enjoy the collective tradition that Ramadan provides. To capture this religious practice taking place under lockdown, Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com)

Equatorial Guinea Announces Compliance with OPEC Production Cuts Obligations

Equatorial Guinea has announced that it is fully complying with its production cuts obligations under the record OPEC++ global oil cuts deal reached in April 2020 and which took effect on the 1st of May. While announcing the country’s compliance, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons, H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, also paid tribute to Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Algeria for going above and beyond their obligations and playing a substantial role in rebalancing the market.

Coronavirus – Somalia: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid orders aid flight to Somalia in support of COVID-19 response, flood relief efforts

Download logoHis Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, has ordered an aid flight to support the delivery of ventilators and other critical supplies as well as relief items to Somalia. The aid material forms part of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) COVID-19 response and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ (UNHCR) flood relief efforts in the country. The Mogadishu-bound flight carrying over 35 tons

Coronavirus – Mali: UAE sends medical aid to Mali in fight against COVID-19

Download logoThe United Arab Emirates today sent an aid plane containing six metric tons of medical supplies and testing kits to Mali to bolster the country’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. The aid will assist approximately 6,000 medical professionals as they work to combat the virus. Commenting on the aid delivery, Yousef Saif Al Ali, UAE Ambassador to Algeria and Non-Resident Ambassador to Mali, said, "Mali is an important partner to the UAE in efforts to strengthen the figh

Coronavirus – Niger: UAE sends medical aid to Niger in fight against COVID-19

Download logoThe United Arab Emirates today sent an aid plane containing six metric tons of medical supplies to Niger to bolster the country’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. The aid will assist approximately 6,000 medical professionals as they work to combat the virus. Commenting on the aid delivery, Amer Al Menhali, Charge d'Affaires of the UAE Embassy in Chad, stated, "Aid to Niger comes as part of the UAE’s efforts to ensure that medical professionals throughout A

Coronavirus – Sierra Leone: UAE sends medical aid to Sierra Leone in fight against COVID-19

Download logoThe United Arab Emirates today sent an aid plane containing seven metric tons of medical supplies to Sierra Leone to bolster the country’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. The aid will assist approximately 7,000 medical professionals as they work to combat the virus. Commenting on the aid delivery, Omar AlMeheiri, Charge d'Affaires of the UAE Embassy in Senegal, said, "The UAE is committed to assisting its partners throughout Africa in their relentless fight aga

Coronavirus – Nigeria: 21 Laboratories Nationwide are now operational for COVID-19 Testing – Dr. Ehanire

The Honourable Minister of Health, Dr. Esagie Ehanire has revealed that 21 Testing Laboratories are now operational nationwide as his Ministry works to drive up demand. “The Laboratories in Kano were directed to work in shifts, to reduce the turnaround time for testing, just as the Ministry of Health's Task Team to Kano is collaborating intimately and fully engaged in remediation activities, strongly emphasizing training and capacity building for all personnel, in order to help rebu
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