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President Message

H.H Sheikh Nahyan

PRESIDENT

Dr. Mariam Matar

FOUNDER / CHAIRPERSON

It gives me immense pleasure to state that UAE Genetic Diseases Association, under the leadership of Dr. Mariam Matar has taken a major initiative in recognizing and addressing genetic disorders in our population.

ABOUT US

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The UAE Genetic Diseases Association (UAEGDA) in the United Arab Emirates is a non-profit organization that provides support, education, and advocacy for individuals and families affected by genetic diseases. Founded in 2004, the GDA has rapidly become a leading voice in the field of genetic diseases in the UAE, working tirelessly to promote awareness and understanding of these conditions and to improve the lives of those affected by them.

UAE Genetic Diseases Association UAEGDA and H.H Sheikh Zayed Research Centre were founded in 2004 as a dedication to the memory of His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founding father of the U.A.E. In 2019, the “year of Tolerance” UAE GDA is committed to bring diverse experts and tools in genetic research to UAE and the Arab world for a healthier and happier community to the UAE.

Vision

Pioneering preventive and screening programs for health related disorders in UAE and the region.

Mission

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UAEGDA ESSENTIAL HEALTH FOR EVERYONE

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Information and Education

The GDA provides a wealth of educational resources for individuals….
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Support Group​

The GDA offers a variety of support groups for individuals…
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Advocacy

The GDA is actively involved in advocating for the needs and interest…
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Genetic Counselling

The GDA provides genetic counseling services to help individual…

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UAE GDA Milestones

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Honoring Excellence in Healthcare

Experience the prestige of the BAU Awards at the Iraqi Medical Conference in UAE, celebrating the remarkable contributions of individuals of Iraqi origin to global health and innovation.

The BAU
Awards by
The UAE GDA

Honoring Excellence in Healthcare

Experience the prestige of the BAU Awards at the Iraqi Medical Conference in UAE, celebrating the remarkable contributions of individuals of Iraqi origin to global health and innovation.