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Emirates ID Launches Interactive Application on Facebook for Special Needs People

Computing & IT, Featured, Humanitarian, Social Media July 17, 2014 at 12:34

In a major step towards facilitating services for the special needs people, the Emirates Identity Authority has launched an interactive online application on its facebook pages aimed at easing the […]

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UAE Exchange partners UNICEF for underprivileged children

Featured, Humanitarian July 17, 2014 at 09:30

UAE Exchange contributes AED 100,000 for underprivileged children Fourth consecutive year of association between UAE Exchange and UNICEF The holy month of Ramadan inspires acts of kindness, good deeds and […]

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HE Hisham Abdullah Al Shirawi

Economic Zones World donates AED 7 million to UAE Water Aid project

Featured, Humanitarian July 2, 2014 at 10:35

Dubai – Economic Zones World , the parent company of Jafza, UAE’s flagship Free Zone operation, TechnoPark and Dubai Auto Zone, has donated AED 7 million to UAE Water Aid […]

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Egypt Media Engage in Education Session about Hepatitis C Awareness Supported by Roche Diagnostics Middle East

Featured, Humanitarian May 15, 2014 at 08:30

To highlight and raise awareness around hepatitis C in Egypt, which has the one of the largest prevalence in the world of the virus, with a 10 percent prevalence of […]

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Brazil approves GM mosquito that could cut dengue

Biotechnology, Featured, Humanitarian, Research May 6, 2014 at 13:40

By Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade – SciDev.Net Brazilian authorities have decided that a genetically modified (GM) strain of mosquitoes whose offspring die before reaching adulthood do not pose a significant […]

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Focus on Disability: Great design has universal appeal

Featured, Humanitarian, Technology April 25, 2014 at 06:24

By Sue Coe – SciDev.Net A new watch — the Bradley Timepiece — designed for blind people has been nominated for a Design of the Year award at the Design […]

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Al Maabar's Managing Director, H.E Yousef Al Nowais

Al Maabar Supports Educational Fund for Underprivileged Gifted Students at Abu Dhabi’s First ‘Made in Jordan’ Exhibition

Education, Featured, Humanitarian March 5, 2014 at 12:34

Al Maabar, developer of mixed-used real estate developments across the MENA region, is participating in Abu Dhabi’s first ever ‘Made in Jordan’ exhibition to support a fund aimed at developing […]

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ROTA in pact with Qatar Charity to improve the quality of education in West Bank

Education, Featured, Humanitarian February 21, 2014 at 13:26

Reach Out To Asia (ROTA), Qatar’s leading non-profit organization and Qatar Charity, a leading Arab charitable organization, with a broad and diverse range of programming worldwide, signed an agreement committing […]

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Crédit Agricole Egypt Launches “Egypt in the Eyes of its People”

Featured, Humanitarian February 7, 2014 at 13:12

For School Children in Upper Egypt and on Facebook Cairo, Egypt – As part of its continuing efforts to engage the community, Crédit Agricole Egypt launched a children’s art competition […]

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Consider disability at the outset, tech designers told

Featured, Humanitarian, Technology February 6, 2014 at 07:21

By Joshua Howgego – SciDev.Net Designing technological products that can be used by everyone, regardless of whether or not they have any disability, would be a win-win situation, a meeting […]

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