Hadeyat Al Ata’a

Spreading Hope and Happiness

Behind Every Great Community Stand Great Women

Behind Every Great Community Stand Great Women

March 2022 This International Women’s Day, I would like to take a moment to celebrate the women of our nation. Today, we celebrate our mothers, sisters, daughters, colleagues, friends and every woman, everywhere, for their achievements. In the words of Al Jalila Foundation Founder His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, “Behind every great comm...

Powering On with Hope & Determination

Powering On with Hope & Determination

January 2022 If 2020 was the year of resilience, 2021 was the year to power on with determination. 2021 marked the UAE’s Golden Jubilee, 50 years since the formation of the United Arab Emirates, an historic milestone to celebrate the nation’s remarkable journey from the past to today, and towards the transformative change that lies ahead in the next 50 yea...

The Golden Heart of the Nation

The Golden Heart of the Nation

December 2021 The 50th UAE National Day is an incredible milestone in our country's journey. Our Golden Jubilee! We are a young nation, a nation that dared to dream big – and here we are, a global leader and ranked as one of the best places to live in the world. The journey that weaves the story of the UAE is one of unity, hard work, resilience and hope....

#PINKtober Celebrates the Power of #Hope

#PINKtober Celebrates the Power of #Hope

October 2021 Breast cancer affects millions of women every year and 1 in 8 women will hear the words "It's cancer" in their lifetime. The statistics on the disease are alarming however advances in research give us hope that a cure will be found.Breast Cancer Awareness Month is a time to celebrate the fighters, the survivors and those we have sadly lost. Al Jal...

Giving Creates Stronger, Happier Communities

Giving Creates Stronger, Happier Communities

September 2021 Science shows that giving is the secret to living a life that is full of meaning, purpose, and happiness. Altruism is good for the soul. Helping others is good for our happiness and well-being. Giving connects us together and creates stronger, happier communities. Giving, and helping others, makes us feel part of something greater than ourselve...

Our Patient Crowdfunding Platform is Live!

Our Patient Crowdfunding Platform is Live!

July 2021 At Al Jalila Foundation my team and I consider it a privilege to be in a position to witness the impact that our healthcare programs have on patients’ lives. Health is the cornerstone to happiness and that is why our A’awen program, that alleviates the financial burden on patients and their families so that they can focus on healing, is very clos...

Recovery on the Horizon

Recovery on the Horizon

June 2021 This year began with glimmers of hope for a brighter future and as we approach the middle of 2021 it is already proving to be one of resilience, rejuvenation and renewed hope. The UAE has been exemplary in leading a triumphant COVID-19 vaccination program as the country unites in its mission to #ChooseToVaccinate. I am grateful that this pioneering ...

Redefining Cancer Care in the UAE

Redefining Cancer Care in the UAE

May 2021 8 years ago Al Jalila Foundation Founder, HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai, entrusted us with his vision to be at the forefront of medical innovation and every day my team and I strive to uphold that vision. Every day we are inspired to bring hope and healing, not only to the people ...

Celebrating the Month of Giving

Celebrating the Month of Giving

April 2021 I am delighted that this month’s newsletter brings us into the Holy Month of Ramadan. Ramadan is a time of reflection, spending time with family and most importantly, giving to those in need. As we enter this sacred month, I would like to take the time to reflect on the past year and give special appreciation to our leaders who have steered us for...