UAE, on the path to a healthier ‘Next 50 years'
Gulf Today|December 02, 2020
Through multiple strategic National Programmes and with timely intervention, the UAE could bring COVID-19 under control, says Dr. Azad Moopen

The UAE celebrates 49th National Day with traditional zeal.

“I salute and congratulate the Visionary Rulers of UAE, on the 49th National Day for tackling the COVID-19 pandemic in the most efficacious manner, standing out as a shining example in the darkness around. While an unprecedented global crisis due to the Black Swan event brought the whole world to almost a standstill, this Oasis of peace and prosperity could turn the tide around and emerge victorious,” said Dr. Azad Moopen,

Founder Chairman and Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare.

“The year 2020 has been the most unprecedented year that our generation has seen, bringing a crisis that can be compared only with the Spanish flu a century ago. The last one year saw the Novel Coronavirus infecting more that 60 million people in almost all countries in the world and killing more than a million. The global economy came to a standstill with lockdown confining people to their homes. However, through multiple strategic National Programmes and with timely intervention, the UAE could bring COVID-19 under control with very low mortality rate, emerging as one of the safest countries in the world.

Continue reading your story on the app

Continue reading your story in the newspaper

MORE STORIES FROM GULF TODAYView All

UK companies seek $10.3 billion as immediate pandemic support

British firms say they cannot wait until finance minister’s March budget to learn if they will get more financial help to solve issues related to the pandemic

3 mins read
Gulf Today
January 20, 2021

Sensational Olivia admits being obsessed with ‘Game Of Thrones'

In the upcoming spin-off ‘House of the Dragon’, the shooting for which is currently paused due to the pandemic, Cooke has landed the role of Alicent Hightower

2 mins read
Gulf Today
January 20, 2021

Ten tips to prevent diabetes complications

Over time, the risk of developing complications from diabetes increases gradually, especially when blood sugar is not controlled.

1 min read
Gulf Today
January 20, 2021

Sultan reviews progress work of various projects

These projects will also serve community members by providing them with appropriate job opportunities and introducing their cultural and literary treasures

3 mins read
Gulf Today
January 20, 2021

10,000 frontline heroes to get expanded medical insurance

The programme was developed in direct response to the results of a survey involving over 8,000 frontline professionals working in healthcare facilities across the UAE

3 mins read
Gulf Today
January 20, 2021

Virus test every 7 days for federal ministries' staff

UAE reports 3,471 cases; Sharjah begins vaccination of elderly at home; world facing ‘catastrophic moral failure’ on vaccines: WHO chief; no link between vaccine and post-jab deaths, says Norway; tens of thousands skip vaccination in India.

3 mins read
Gulf Today
January 19, 2021

Khalifa confers Zayed the Second Medal on US envoy

Gargash praised the US Ambassador’s work and valued the relations between the two countries, while wishing the Ambassador success in his future assignments

3 mins read
Gulf Today
January 19, 2021

‘Decisions we make today will shape tomorrow's world'

Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE), made this statement while addressing the Youth 4 Sustainability (Y4S) Virtual Forum during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2021

3 mins read
Gulf Today
January 19, 2021

UAE opens two hospitals in Somaliland

A delegation from the Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has opened two hospitals in the Republic of Somaliland.

2 mins read
Gulf Today
January 19, 2021

Dubai widens horizons of excellence and innovation

Sheikh Hamdan has approved the results of Dubai Customer Happiness and Employee Happiness Index

3 mins read
Gulf Today
January 19, 2021
RELATED STORIES

LOOK OUT, MARS: HERE WE COME WITH A FLEET OF SPACECRAFT

Mars is about to be invaded by planet Earth — big time.

5 mins read
AppleMagazine
AppleMagazine #455

LOOK OUT, MARS: HERE WE COME WITH A FLEET OF SPACECRAFT

Mars is about to be invaded by planet Earth — big time.

5 mins read
Techlife News
Techlife News #455

The Middle East's Mission To Mars

As space gets cheaper and more accessible, new countries are drawing our gaze to the heavens—and away from their controversies on Earth

10+ mins read
Bloomberg Businessweek
June 29, 2020

ISRAELI POLICE USE DRONES TO CHECK IN ON VIRUS PATIENTS

The drone glides up toward a high-rise until it reaches an apartment window where a woman waves from inside, proving to police that she is self-isolating after testing positive for the coronavirus.

2 mins read
Techlife News
April 18, 2020

ART DUBAI 25-28.3.2020

Art Dubai 2020 reaffirms commitment to alternative global perspectives with the announcement of gallery list, new Africa focus for Residents section, and a line-up of international curators.

5 mins read
Art Market
Issue #45, January 2020

Machine of the Month: Commodore Amiga

THIS MONTH, WE CONTINUE the 16-bit battle between the Atari ST and the Commodore Amiga, where engineers from each company switched sides for one of the weirdest rivalries in computing history. This time, we’re focusing on Commodore.

5 mins read
Maximum PC
April 2020

Abu Dhabi's Moneyman

For an emirati who’s not a member of Abu Dhabi’s ruling royal family, Khaldoon Al Mubarak is remarkably influential.

5 mins read
Bloomberg Markets
December 2019 - January 2020

UAE Says Its First Astronaut Going Into Space In September

The first astronaut from the United Arab Emirates will blast off into space on Sept. 25 on a trip to the International Space Station, authorities announced this week.

2 mins read
AppleMagazine
March 01, 2019

New COVID variant now in Phl – DOH

The new and more contagious variant of COVID-19 that first emerged in the United Kingdom has been detected in the Philippines, the Department of Health (DOH) and the Philippine Genome Center (PGC) announced last night.

3 mins read
The Philippine Star
January 14, 2021

Power management during crisis

Industry 4.0 and Efficiency – During a Crisis, one should look to digital power management and services

4 mins read
Commercial Design
January 2021