Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children Concludes Pink Run With Over 1,600 Participants

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  • Participants were able to choose from a 3KM, 5KM, and 10KM run held at Zayed Sports City
  • Funds raised were donated to the Al Jalila Foundation for Breast Cancer Initiatives 

Abu Dhabi, UAE: Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children, a Mubadala Health partner, concluded its Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Run on Saturday, October 22. The event saw approximately 1,600 participants from 95 nationalities, who filled the Zayed Sports City Stadium in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 

Bringing the community together to raise awareness around the importance of regular screenings and preventative measures, the Pink Run was an exhilarating event for friends, families and colleagues. Participants were given special pink t-shirts, pink sunglasses and commemorative medals for their participation. 

The run is the largest of its kind, which raises funds for the Al Jalila Foundation for Breast Cancer Initiatives. The foundation provides financial support for those battling breast cancer, while raising awareness around early detection and investing in local breast cancer research.

A total of AED 63,690 was raised as participants were cheered on to complete the 3KM, 5KM and 10KM races. Historically, the run has raised an excess of AED350,000, and with this year’s contributions, this figure is now raised to over AED400,000. 

Adding to a long list of awareness activities led by Danat Al Emarat Women and Children’s Hospital for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Pink Run concluded successfully at the Zayed Sports City Stadium, welcoming participants of all abilities. 

About Danat Al Emarat Hospital

Danat Al Emarat, part of Mubadala Health, is a world-class specialty women and children’s hospital located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

The five-story hospital, accredited as a clinical research center by the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi, covers an area of 58,000 square meters, with 225 beds. The hospital offers a comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services including Neonatology & Pediatrics, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Women’s Diagnostics & Breast Imaging and others, all of which are equipped with the latest technology and led by highly qualified clinicians to provide unmatched patient and family-centered care. 

Our medical team is hand-picked from the international and local market specializing in numerous sub-specialties. Our 130+ consultants and primary care physicians work closely together to ensure the entire needs of women and children are addressed in a single convenient location and to the highest standards.

About Mubadala Health

Mubadala Health is the integrated healthcare network of Mubadala Investment Company. Established in 2021, Mubadala Health operates, manages, and develops a portfolio of healthcare assets including: Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Healthpoint, Imperial College London Diabetes Centre (ICLDC), Amana Healthcare, National Reference Laboratory (NRL), Capital Health Screening Centre (CHSC), Abu Dhabi Telemedicine Centre (ADTC), Danat Al Emarat, HealthPlus Diabetes & Endocrinology Center, HealthPlus Family Clinics, HealthPlus Fertility, HealthPlus Women’s Health Center and Moorfields Eye Hospital Abu Dhabi. With a vision to transform the regional healthcare landscape, Mubadala Health sets a new benchmark for the UAE and regional healthcare industry through its state-of-the-art facilities and world-class caregivers who strive to put patients first across its continuum of care. Innovation, research, and education are the foundational pillars of Mubadala Health, supporting the further development of a sustainable healthcare sector in line with the vision of Abu Dhabi and the region.