H. H. Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan Humanitarian & Science Foundation

This collection of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) provides brief answers to common questions about His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan Humanitarian & Scientific Foundation, its divisions and activities.

What is the main purpose of creation of H.H. Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Humanitarian & Scientific Foundation?

His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Humanitarian & Scientific Foundation was established to serve the UAE community in specific and the global community in general. The induction of this Foundation comes as an extension of the vision of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan to ensure and deliver the determined objectives that serve the UAE community in specific and the global community in general.

Under the supreme authority of H.H Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan the Foundation aims to accomplish its purposes through its two main sectors.

A)  Health Sciences & Community Services:

B) Educational & Cultural Services:

  • Shamsunalarabia
  • Sheikha Hessa Bint Mohammad Al Nahyan Award for Holy Quran
  •  Zowd

 


What is the main purpose of creation of the division - Sultan Bin Khalifa International Thalassemia Award?

 

Thalassemia is one of the most common inherited blood disorders known to mankind. It is estimated that at least 12 children are born with Thalassemia disease every hour in the World. With over 490 million thalassemia carriers in the World, in the absence of a comprehensive Thalassemia prevention program, children with Thalassemia disease will continue to be born draining the medical, social and economic resources of many nations.

In the recent past, the quality of life of many Thalassemia patients have improved. This contribution comes not only from the scientific advances but also due to of enormous self-less efforts of many individuals that include Patients, Parents, Scientists, and Medical Experts. Several dedicated Institutions have made enormous progress in improving the access and care of these patients. These efforts have so far not been appropriately valued.

Sultan Bin Khalifa International Thalassemia Award is one of the divisions of "His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan Humanitarian & Scientific Foundation" that is dedicated to value substantive efforts and contributions that have been made towards improving quality of life of patients with Thalassemia & other Hemoglobinopathies, by Individuals & Institutions, at National, Regional or International level.

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What is the main purpose of creation of the division - Sultan Bin Khalifa Humanitarian Division?

Helping mankind can make such a difference for people in need of hunger, shelter, disaster relief and much more.

To alleviate the human suffering,  Sultan Bin Khalifa Humanitarian Division is established to endorse the humanitarian and charity activities at national, regional and international level.


What is the main purpose of creation of Shamsun Al Arabia?

 

This division is addresses the indispensable need for students of Arab origin, whose current limitations in the English language, restrain them to effectively compete with rest of the World.

Shamsuna Al Arabia tackles the long felt need for Arabic translation of a number of courses that are taught in the most prestigious universities in the world to support students studying in Arab universities.

Shamsuna Al Arabia also provide replications of advanced teaching methods used by eminent experts in esteemed universities across the globe.  

Through this endeavor, Shamsuna Al Arabia anticipates developments of new era in the provision of higher education in the Arab world.

For further details, please visit the main website of Shamsuna Al Arabia at:

www.shamsunalrabia.org


What is the purpose of creation of Sheikha Hessa Bint Mohammad Al Nahyan Award for Holy Quran ?

 

Sheikha Hessa Bint Mohammed Award for Holy Quran was established in order to encourage young women to understand and memorize the Holy Quran. The main mission is to literate the young Muslim girls with the knowledge of Holy Quran, so that they become the inspiring force spread the Quranic values of peace and love among their compatriots. 


What is the purpose of creation of Regional Office of Thalassemia International Federation?

Regional Collaborating Office of Thalassaemia International Federation (RCOTIF) is a joint venture between Thalassaemia International Federation and His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan Humanitarian & Scientific Foundation.

Through the substantial and the operational support of His Highness Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan Humanitarian & Scientific Foundation, the activities of Thalassemia International Federation  (TIF) will now be extended to many countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region & Africa. The priorities of coverage are guided the decision of the TIF Board, the willingness of the countries in the region to actively participate and also the political stability within those selected countries.

For more information, please visit RCOTIF website at: www.rcotif.ae


What is the main purpose of creation of ZOWD?

Reading stimulates thoughts, cultivates natural curiosity and develops speech and language. Reading has proven to improve listening skills, reasoning skills and creativity.  Reading habit from an early age leads to lifetime love for books and help us to become better human being. If we read more, we learn more and if we lean more, we achieve more. 

ZOWD is a not-for-profit organization founded on March 18, 2012 to promote the habit of reading and love for reading to the communities across the United Arab Emirates.

ZOWD is an initiative of Her Highness Sheikh Alyazia Bint Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan. It was established in Abu Dhabi, but has activities and book clubs in all Emirates.




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