الرئيسية / اﻷﺧﺒﺎر واﻟﺒﯿﺎﻧﺎت الصحفية
اﻷﺧﺒﺎر واﻟﺒﯿﺎﻧﺎت الصحفية - 2004
Arab Genomic Studies
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HE Hamad Abdul Rahman Al Cannon, Minister of Health in his assertion revealed the importance of scientific research that the Arab peoples suffer from at least 900 troubled genetically 0.35% which is a genetic disorder waiting for the molecular basis has revealed.

HE Cannon fired these remarks last night at the awards of the third session of the award, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences ceremony held at the Convention Center Dubai International Exhibition Centre. The ceremony was attended by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance and Industry, and the elders and other notables. HE Cannon said: "Two years ago, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum - called through his initiative Alchrima- researchers to intensify research and studies in genetic areas, and as a result established Centre for Arab Genomic Studies, off Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences. The first stage was the main center of the plan is to create a database for genetic diseases and cases in the United Arab Emirates base. "

He added that he had shown the presence of more than 200 genetic diseases and congenital malformation in the United Arab Emirates, some of which bear the Arab communities, but did not identify them by their countries; Moreover, the deformities and birth defects are responsible for 40.3% of the infant mortality rate in the United Arab Emirates, which dropped to 6.56 per thousand in 2000 ...