Al Gurg Charity Foundation is keen to support health care, especially health
institutions that play an important role in medical research and treatment.
Some of the institutions being supported by the Foundation are:
AED 1 million donation to Al Jalila Foundation
Al Gurg Charity Foundation has supported Al Jalila Foundation which supports
research and education in the medical field with AED 1 million in March 2013.
Raja Al Gurg signed an agreement with Khalid Al Zahid, Vice Chairperson of Al
Jalila Foundation for the future cooperation between both foundations in the
presence of Dr. Abdul Kareem Sultan Al Ulama, CEO of Al Jalila Foundation.
Al Jalila Foundation is an Emarati initiative which focuses primarily on addressing
the health challenges facing the UAE, in order to achieve the UAE Vision 2021
of finding solutions to the most prevalent diseases in the country, through the
support of medical research and the adoption of global best practices in this
Al Gurg Charity Foundation has presented a donation to Santebale Charity
within the framework of the agreement that has been signed between Al
Gurg Charity Foundation and Al Jalila Foundation. The donation aims to support
the building of health care centres in Lesotho in Africa. Santebale provides
facilities to children in the African kingdom of Lesotho, one of the world’s least
developed countries, but which has the third highest HIV infection rate, with
23 percent of adults and 37,000 children infected, out of a population of 1.8
Supporting Dubai Health Authority with AED 1.2 Million
An agreement has been signed between Al Gurg Charity Foundation and the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) to purchase 95 new beds for different wards within Dubai
Hospital. Raja Al Gurg signed the agreement with Easa Al Maidoor, General Manager of Dubai Health Authority. Al Gurg Charity Foundation was keen to sign this
agreement with DHA for its significant role in achieving many milestones in the field of health care in UAE and its activities as a regulatory body to take care of basic
health care in Dubai.
Thalassemia Centre support
Al Gurg Charity Foundation has presented a donation to the Thalassemia Centre within Dubai Health Authority to finance the purchase of “Chrono” devices for
thalassemia patients to help them eradicate excess iron levels in their bodies. In January 1995, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al
Maktoum, a centre for thalassemia and hereditary diseases was opened in order to meet the needs of the increasing number of patients.
Mrs. Raja Al Gurg with HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid at the opening of Al Jalila Center for Medical Research in 2014
Mrs. Raja Al Gurg with HE Easa Al Maidoor-General Manager of DHA during signing of the agreement in 2013
Mrs. Raja Al Gurg with Prince Harry during the signing of the agreement of
Sentebale Charity in 2013