Hamdan Bin Rashid Award funds 15 studies – GulfToday

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Mariecar Jara-Puyod, Senior Reporter Medical and scientific research studies in eight areas benefitting mankind have been given a further boost with the announcement on Tuesday of the Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences (Award) Dhs2. 5 million funding to 15 research projects in the UAE. Award executive director Abdullah Bin Souqat expressed his gratitude to UAE Minister of Finance, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Award Patron, Shiekh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum for his continuous support to scientists. The Award which has so far financially-assisted 700 research works including the 15 for 2021, was established on April 10, 1999 through Supreme Decree No.

5 by the then UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, the late Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to honour scientists from around the world who promote and pursue medical/scientific works for the improvement of the quality of life. For this year, the chosen 15 scientific research projects...read more...