Global Health Pioneer Awards

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First Impressions Matter

We would like to thank H.E. Dr. Maryam Matar, Founder & Chairperson,
UAE Genetic Diseases Association for collaborating with us for this occasion.
Congratulations to all the winners and thank
you all for making it a successful event!

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Arab Women Distinguished Award

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First Impressions Matter

Dr. Maryam bint Mohammed Matar, Emirati,
is one of the most important founders of the
Genetically Transmitted Diseases Association in the Emirates, which she heads

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First Impressions Matter

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UAE Genetic Diseases Association (UAEGDA) and 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.

Dr Maryam Matar

Welcome To UAEGDA

MESSAGE FROM THE FOUNDER AND CHAIRPERSON

Welcome to UAE Genetic Diseases Association website. On behalf of the organizing committee of UAE GDA. United Arab Emirates Genetic Diseases Association is a nonprofit organization established under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Cabinet Member and Minister of State for Tolerance of UAE, whose aim is to reduce the genetic disease burden on the UAE population through effective prevention programs, and all its return over and above operating expenses is devoted purely to scientific activities and research.

UAEGDA Achievements since 2004 In UAE

  • The first ever national campaign ‘UAE Free of Thalassemia 2012’
  • Legislation on a mandatory screening program for the common genetic blood disorders in 2006 aimed at identifying Thalassemia, Sickle cell anemia and G6PDH carriers in the UAE population
  • Legislation on mandatory Premarital screening and neonatal screening for six most common genetic disorders
  • recent cabinet decision ruling that allows unmarried women and couples to freeze their eggs in the UAE

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Projects Done

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Partners

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Happy Clients

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Awards

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UAE GDA Association

  • Jumeirah First – 34 4 A St – Dubai
  • +971 4 344 4967
  • info@uaegda.ae
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