Danat Al Emarat Hospital unveils “Join the Movement” October fitness calendar to support Breast Cancer

  • Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children’s calendar of events ranges from fitness classes to free screenings
  • Themed ‘Together We Can’, this year’s activities are all in support of raising awareness around breast cancer and women’s health

Abu Dhabi, UAE: Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children, a Mubadala Health partner, has unveiled its exciting calendar of events for October to raise awareness around breast cancer and the importance of early detection and screening.

Recent global studies have revealed that physical activity can help reduce the risk of breast cancer in women. In support of this, and in order to spread awareness amongst their members and the general public, Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children is collaborating with prominent fitness establishments in Abu Dhabi to launch a series of programs during the month of October.

In addition to the numerous events being launched, the women and children’s hospital is also offering complimentary screenings alongside another Mubadala Health Partner, HealthPlus Fertility at The Galleria Mall to educate women on how to perform self-examinations, the importance of early detection, and fertility preservation options. These sessions will run from 7-9 October during mall hours at the Women’s Wellness Booth located on the Ground Floor.  

Complimentary mammograms will also take place at Danat Al Emarat during the month of October.

Whether you are looking to lace or glove up, Danat Al Emarat has a fitness event to suit every type of health regime and exercise level. See listings below:

  • Padel in PINK X Let’s Padel

Padel, one of the fastest-growing sports across the globe, is the latest sporting trend gripping the UAE. The game which is a cross between tennis and squash requires some coordination but is suitable for all fitness levels.

    • Date: Wednesday, 12 October
    • Time: 6:00pm-9:00pm
    • Location: Let’s Padel Academy – Mussafah
    • Cost: Complimentary
    • Link to register: https://bit.ly/3MbPBOn
    • What to bring:
      • Padel racquet (also available on site), towel and water bottle
      • Participants must have a green ALHOSN app
  • Power-up in PINK X FireFit

FireFit has taken the fundamentals of a good workout and has elevated it. This will be a high-voltage, high energy, high-intensity class that challenges participants to get moving.

    • Date: Saturday, 15 October
    • Time: 9:30am-11:30am
    • Location: Firefit, Paragon Mall, Marina Square – Al Reem Island, Ground Floor, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
    • Cost: Complimentary
    • Link to register: https://bit.ly/3eb3ZKj
    • What to bring:
      • Towel, water bottle
      • Participants must have green status on the ALHOSN app
  • ADCB Zayed Sports City Pink Run in partnership with Danat Al Emarat Hospital

The 11th Annual ADCB Zayed Sports City Pink Run in partnership with Danat Al Emarat Hospital is back again, with proceeds from the run donated to the Al Jalila Foundation for Breast Cancer Initiatives. Get your friends and family together to participate in the 3km, 5km or 10km run.

    • Date: Saturday, 22 October
    • Time:
  • 6:30am: Wave Start for 10km
  • 6:45am: Wave Start for 5km
  • 7:10am: Wave Start for 3km
    • Location: Zayed Sports City
    • Cost: AED 160
    • Link to register: https://gulfmultisport.inphota.com/en/event/adcb-pink-run-2022/
    • What to bring:
      • Towel, water bottle
      • Participants must have green status on the ALHOSN app

  • Pilates in Pink X Bodytree

One of Abu Dhabi’s fully fitted Pilates and Yoga studios will put on a class that conditions your muscles through a balanced approach, increasing your self-awareness by drawing your focus inward. During the class you’ll learn more about their unique approach to health and wellness that caters to all physical fitness levels.

    • Date: Sunday, 23 October
    • Time: 11:00am-12:30pm
    • Location: Bodytree Studio
    • Cost: Complimentary
    • Link to register: https://bit.ly/3rxcJgT
    • What to bring:
      • Yoga mat, towel, water bottle
      • Participants must have a green ALHOSN app


  • Pedal in PINK X CRANK

Join us at one of Abu Dhabi’s trendiest boutique fitness studios, CRANK, as they take you on a high intensity spinning class, which is open to people of all fitness levelsDate: Monday, 24 October

    • Time: 4:30pm-6:30pm
    • Location: CRANK, Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Park, Abu Dhabi
    • Cost: Complimentary
    • Link to register:  https://bit.ly/3e95qsI
    • What to bring:
      • Towel, water bottle
      • Participants must have green status on the ALHOSN app

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.