Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Crown Prince Of Dubai Chairman of Dubai executive council, Emirates Down syndrome Association is hosting the World Down syndrome Congress (WDSC) 2021, which will be held virtually in November 2021. This is the first event of its kind to be held in the Middle East and North Africa. In a global phenomenon, the WDSC will bring together an anticipated 1500 delegates including people with Down syndrome, their families and advocates, experts, specialists and researchers in the field of Down syndrome.
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The 14th World Down Syndrome Congress Dubai 2021
People with Down syndrome, their families, advocates, and specialists enjoyed the amazing look of Burj Khalifa lightened up with EDSA Logo and the WDSD Slogan. This came in the celebration of the Emirates Down Syndrome Association of the World Down Syndrome Day, which falls on March 21 every year. In addition, people with Down syndrome, […]
Emirates Down Syndrome Association organized an awareness festival on the occasion of the World Down Syndrome Day in The Dubai Mall, which falls on March 21 of each year, in which the UAE celebrates along with all member countries and institutions of the United Nations, international organizations and civil association under the slogan “With Us Not For Us.” in the presence and Honour of Her Excellency Moza Al Akraf Al Suwaidi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Community Development, and a large number of important figures, people with Down syndrome and their families, specialists, volunteers and the mall visitors.
Emirates Down Syndrome Association organized the second edition of “Enarat Virtual Conference” on the occasion of the World Down Syndrome Day under the slogan “With Us Not For Us” and titled “Sexual Education for people with Down syndrome”. Dr. Duaa Saif, addressed the issue of sexual education for children, Dr. Ghanem Al Bustami, addressed the sexual education for the teenage and the Expert and Counselor Mr. Osama Madbouly explained the role of parents in this important subject.