View of part of the Fujairah Corniche and the Hajar Mountains in the Background

Sunday, September 7, 2008

UAE Investing Money to Treat Blindness and Impaired Vision

Not all the UAE cash is being spent on Football Clubs, Formula One competitions, films and fancy cars.

His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai launched this week a new health initiative to give sight to one million people.

To read the article, check out this link:

Meraj Rizvi, UAE’s Gift of Sight to One Million People, Khaleej Times, 4 September 2008.

Dr Geoff Pound

Image: “give sight to one million people.”