AQF Views & Voices: Policy & Practice

Welcome to the Al Qasimi Foundation’s Policy & Practice Blog

The Policy & Practice blog highlights works and discussions that impact our community, inform policy decisions and best practices, and affect the social, cultural, and economic development of our emirate, the UAE, Gulf region, and beyond. Below you will find our blog posts, op-eds, and reviews.

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In addition to discussing the Foundation’s own research findings, best practices, and priority areas, we welcome contributions from local and international academics, practitioners, policy makers, as well as our peer organizations and partners. If you would like to contribute, email for more information.

Breast Cancer Awareness and Breast Screening Participation in Ras Al Khaimah

Dania Abu Awwad, Syeda Hossain, Martin Mackey, Patrick Brennan
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Mental Health First Aid in the UAE

Alya Saif Al Ghais

Families’ Role in Promoting a Healthier Culture and Society in the UAE: The Intergenerational Effects of Healthy Eating

Shwikar Othman, Mary Steen

Why prioritize women’s reproductive health in the UAE?

Mira Mousa

Recruitment, Retention and Integration of Healthcare Professionals: Modernizing Medical Workforce Governance in the UAE

Stephanie Short, Nikhil Hawal, Nasser Sai Albusaidi