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UAE residents unite against cancer at NMC’s Walk of Life

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Apr. 07, 19 | 8:36 am

Thousands of UAE residents gathered at Um Al Emarat park last Friday, April 5 in the afternoon as NMC hosted their annual Walk of Life – a campaign that aims to spread awareness in the fight against cancer.

In attendance were Philippine Ambassador to the UAE Hjayceelyn Quintana, Consul Rowena Pangilinan-Daquipil, NMC Health Chief Operating Officer Michael Davis, NMC Specialty Hospital Abu Dhabi General Manager Major Tom Louis, HOD – Medical Oncology and Walk of Life Project Head Dr. Mohanad Diab, HOD – NMC Mabuhay Clinic and General Medicine and 2018 TFT Healthcare Professional of the Year Dr. Aileen Mariategue Villanueva, along with many residents of all ages who walked together at NMC’s first cancer awareness walk in the capital.

Popular Emirati Social Media Influencer and 2018 The Filipino Times Personality of the Year Awardee Khalid Al Ameri also went to the event to cheer on the attendees as well as the real stars of the event – the featured cancer survivors of various nationalities.

Filipino group Organisasyon ng mga Mang-aawit at Mananayaw sa Abu Dhabi (OPMMAD) welcomed the attendees with an engaging Zumba session, followed by several song and dance numbers that culminated with an all-out song performance dedicated for the cancer survivors.

Various Filipino organizations, headed by the Bayanihan Council Abu Dhabi with their chairman Elmer Casao, supported the event by bringing in hundreds of Filipinos who joined the walk.

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LOOK: Man saves life of a drowning gecko

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Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) just saved a gecko's life in Australia after it drowned in a beer. An Australian man named Brett performed the CPR after he saw that the lizard was drowning in his mug of beer. Brett thought that the staff at The Amble Inn in...

Death toll on new coronavirus climbs to 1873, over 73,000 infected

Death toll on new coronavirus climbs to 1873, over 73,000 infected

China reported Tuesday that 98 people have died due to the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). This means 1,868 deaths from mainland China while 5 more deaths were recorded in Hong Kong, Philippines, Taiwan, Japan and France. Chinese health officials said that 1,807...

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