After years of focusing on Autism therapy for affected children, the UAE is now shifting its focus towards preventing Autism – or at least minimizing the number of cases. This comes after Sharjah Baby Friendly …Read full article » : Wednesday, December 18 - 2013 @ 09:22
Among the interesting findings was the fact that manufacturers of breast milk substitutes have changed tactics in their attempts to market their products in health facilities. For example, rather than openly advertise their products, they …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, February 26 - 2013 @ 13:49
The human body does not possess the enzymes to break down HMO, so it passes through intact to the large intestines.
HMO then produces short-chain fatty acids which beneficial bacteria feed on, thus maintaining a …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, October 30 - 2012 @ 14:57
Researchers discovered that breastfeeding greatly reduces the risk of asthma among infants aged 2-6 years. In more positive news, it was found that the longer a baby is exclusively breastfed, the greater the protection from …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, July 31 - 2012 @ 13:23
A recent study published by Jagiellonian University Medical College revealed that babies breastfed exclusively for up to 3 months had IQ’s that were 2.1 points higher. Babies breastfed for 6 months had IQ’s 2.6 points …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Wednesday, January 02 - 2013 @ 12:13
His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Muhammad Al, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, attended the launch ceremony of the electronic application of Sharjah Baby-Friendly Emirate Campaign – an initiative which was …Read full article » : Wednesday, April 16 - 2014 @ 12:02
This move will be widely welcomed by visitors, as it has been a frequently requested feature prior to the event.
The tent is expected to cater to a high volume of women from all …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, December 18 - 2012 @ 12:46
This aims to protect mothers and babies from unethical marketing practices. The conference is scheduled for 18-19 November, at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs offices. The closing ceremony will be graced by Her Highness …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, November 13 - 2012 @ 14:12
The meeting was specifically geared towards activating initiatives that will encourage “Baby-Friendly Health Facilities” in the emirate of Sharjah.
The campaign has been made possible by the generous moral support of His Highness Sheikh Dr …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, May 08 - 2012 @ 14:20
These plans include making breastfeeding an integral part of Sharjah Education Council’s Strategic Plan for 2013-2015. This will ensure that primary, secondary and tertiary students will grow up with a greater awareness and stronger understanding …Read full article » United Arab Emirates: Tuesday, January 22 - 2013 @ 13:08