Health For AllWomen and Child HealthMeem Foundation donates AED 3 million to Al Jalila Foundation

Meem Foundation donates AED 3 million to Al Jalila Foundation

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Dubai, UAE- March 2024- Al Jalila Foundation, which leads the giving mission of Dubai Health, the first integrated academic health system in Dubai, announced that Meem Foundation, a Dubai-based philanthropic organization, has generously donated AED 3 million to support medical education and treatment programs to empower women and girls.

Moreover, The donation, aligned with Meem Foundation’s values of creating pathways for women and girls to achieve economic empowerment and access to healthcare, earmarks funds for medical scholarships for aspiring female students. This provides them with the opportunity to pursue careers in healthcare and medical treatments tailored for women, including mothers and children, ensuring access to essential healthcare services.

Muna Easa Al Gurg, Emirati businesswoman, philanthropist, and founder of Meem Foundation, said: “We invest in strategic philanthropic initiatives in the MENA region to address issues impacting the lives of women and girls while helping to bridge the gender gap. Our partnership with Al Jalila Foundation is a testament to our commitment. Together, we aim to empower aspiring young women to pursue their educational goals and accelerate their medical careers.”

Dr. Amer Al Zarooni, CEO of Al Jalila Foundation, said: “For over a decade, Al Jalila Foundation has made a significant impact on lives through its patient treatment programs, medical scholarships and research grants. Our collaboration with Meem Foundation exemplifies the collective effort needed to deliver life-transforming health programs. The funds received will enable us to support women and girls, empowering them to step into a more promising tomorrow.”

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Furthermore, The Dubai-based organization Meem Foundation is committed to finding innovative entrepreneurial solutions to gender inequality, aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5. It creates sustainable solutions that uplift women and girls, empowering them to thrive in all aspects of life.

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