March 25, 2022
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DUBAI, 16th March / WAM / Major General Salem Ali Mubarak Al Shamsi, Assistant Undersecretary for Resources and Support Services at the Ministry of Interior witnessed the launch of 4 new humanitarian initiatives at the 18th edition of the Dubai International Exhibition and Conference for Relief and Development “DIHAD”.
This came in the presence of His Excellency Hamad Sheikh Ahmed Al Shaibani, Director General of the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai, His Excellency Gennaro Migliori, President of the Mediterranean Parliament, Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, President of DIHAD Foundation for Sustainable Humanitarian Works and CEO of DIHAD Conference and Exhibition, and many important figures in the humanitarian sector.
Major General Al Shamsi was briefed on the most prominent offerings of these humanitarian initiatives, which will be launched from the Emirates to the world, and which provide basic human needs such as health, food and education around the world, as well as work on developing a generation of young Arab leaders who continue the continuous journey of giving, whose roots extended to the founding fathers who established a culture Benevolence as a legacy has made the UAE at the forefront of the world in the humanitarian aspect.
The DIHAD Foundation for Sustainable Humanitarian Works has launched 4 humanitarian initiatives that aspire to promote charity and spread goodness in all sectors, to consolidate the culture of giving and giving in the Emirati society and to enhance its civilized and human image so that the UAE takes the lead in the global humanitarian map.
At the ceremony, he announced the Forevercare initiative in cooperation with the Dubai International Exhibition and Conference on Pharmaceutical and Technology DUPHAT and the partnership with the Waterfalls Global Initiative, which will annually provide medicines and medical supplies worth 60 million dirhams to countries in need with the aim of achieving a world free of diseases of all kinds by collecting medicines, medical supplies and pharmaceuticals. Which will verify the building of partnerships with companies and drug manufacturers in order to ensure that every family gets their medicine needs.
The International Congress for Health Specialties (ICHS) was also launched, which is a unified global accreditation system for continuing education, which contributes to the training and qualification of medical and health sector professionals worldwide. It also enjoys strong partnership relations with reputable international institutions in partnership with the Waterfalls Global Initiative and the Department of Behavioral Rewards in The Ministry of Possibilities in the United Arab Emirates and Index Holding.
Covering 436 specialties and subspecialties with more than 500 professionals, this global congress seeks to improve standards for healthcare professionals and provide a global platform for communication for information, equality, and professional advancement.
DIHAD Foundation for Sustainable Humanitarian Work, in cooperation with UCAM University in Murcia, Spain, has also launched the DIHAD College of Humanities, which offers an international humanitarian master program to promote, empower and train future philanthropists with sustainable thinking and develop their skills. This initiative works on the principle of blended learning and the use of traditional and virtual classroom learning methods. , In addition to practical training and visiting many conferences and seminars to achieve the highest quality of learning, where participants will join the initiative in a one-year study program equivalent to 60 credit hours, and participate in a practical training with one of DIHAD’s partners to obtain a Master of Arts degree for sustainable humanitarian work .
Dr. Abdul Salam Al-Madani, President of DIHAD Foundation for Sustainable Humanitarian Work, CEO of the DIHAD Conference and Exhibition, and Ambassador of the Mediterranean Parliament in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, said: “At DIHAD, we aim to launch humanitarian and community initiatives that include humanitarian messages that transcend geographical borders to reach The various needy and disadvantaged people in the world, so we are proud to announce today the launch of 4 distinct initiatives that are based on the principle of love and work for good and come on the approach of the many initiatives of the United Arab Emirates, where the country has always been characterized by charitable work and giving through its humanitarian path full of effort and support of others.”
The DIHAD Glasshouse initiative was officially launched under the auspices of the Dubai Council for the Future of Humanitarian Action and the Mohammed bin Rashid Global Initiatives, in cooperation with the Qadha Foundation. humanity around the world.
On the third day of the exhibition and conference, a specialized committee will select the projects with the best sustainable humanitarian idea, whose owners will have the support they need to start implementing their projects, with guidance and personal guidance, with exclusive access to distinguished sponsors and partners.
Engineer Khaled Al-Attar, President of Qadha Foundation, said: “We are proud of this fruitful cooperation with DIHAD Foundation for Sustainable Humanitarian Works through the DIHAD Glasshouse initiative, which contributes to the exchange of ideas and knowledge to find innovative solutions to global challenges in the humanitarian field in an environment that incubates creativity and innovation that contributes to the adoption of young people’s ideas. creative and transforming them into innovative and sustainable humanitarian projects.
The second day of the conference discussed several distinct and specialized topics in the humanitarian sector, most notably the session on Good Health and Welfare / Goal 3 for Sustainable Development / Clean Water and Hygiene / Goal 6 for Sustainable Development, which was chaired by Dr. Rana Al Hajja, Director of Programs Department at the Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean at the World Health Organization and Mr. Patrick van der Leo, Pfizer’s Regional Head for Africa and the Middle East, Ms. Monica Ramos, Cluster Wash Global Program Coordinator at UNICEF, and Dr. Nada Mallo, Chair of the Antibiogo Medical Committee at MSF. Her Excellency Dr. Aisha Muhammad Bukhari, First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria also participated in the session of Goal 17, The Methodological Guide to Partnerships for Sustainable Development.
It also hosted the second day of the Dubai International Conference for Relief and Development “DIHAD”, and for the first time hosted a dialogue session entitled “Children of DIHAD”, which gave the space for a group of students from the Dubai Scientific Research School to share their ideas and visions on sustainable development and ways to harness new ways to help developing countries.
It is worth noting that the DIHAD exhibition and conference is organized annually by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions Organization – a member of INDEX Holding and with the support of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, the Dubai Council for the Future of Humanitarian Work, the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian and Charity Establishment and the Red Crescent Authority The UAE, the United Nations and the International Humanitarian City.
The event is sponsored by the Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai, the Muslim World League, the Israel Agency for International Development Cooperation, Dawson Group and Life Relief and Development.