Jan 31, 2013
A group of women in Sharjah are leading the charge to have mothers return to breastfeeding, and to provide the right environment for them to do so. There have been successes, but the biggest battle has yet to be waged and won - in the workplace. Read Article UAE women lead charge on return to breastfeeding
Oct 20, 2012
Save the Children's global report on hunger will be translated into Arabic by Dubai Cares. Read Article Report reveals 35 per cent of child deaths due to malnutrition
May 16, 2012
Health Authority survey finds people in Dubai fall short in consumption of fruits and vegetables.
Read Article Dubai residents 'giving fruits and vegetables a miss'
Feb 21, 2012
Breastfeeding Friends, a voluntary non-profit organisation set up under Sharjah's Supreme Council for Family Affairs, plans to introduce the new number at the beginning of next month.
Read Article New hotline to offer breastfeeding advice in three languages
Jul 27, 2011
Mass health screening of children at Abu Dhabi public schools has revealed two hirds have decaying teeth, almost half have weight problems and a third are anaemic. Read Article Child health survey reveals 'shocking' problems
May 25, 2011
While the UAE's ban on junk food in schools is welcomed, it is only the first step to better health. Follow these tips, suggestions and recipes to provide healthier food at home. Read Article UAE's ban on junk food at schools needs similar action by parents
May 18, 2011
Greenfield enlists firm to deliver healthy food and brighter pupils. Read Article Greenfield Community School says goodbye, Mr Chips
May 02, 2011
The front page news article Parents warned over child diet risk (April 24) reported that alternate caregivers are more likely than parents to skimp on nutritious meals, according to a survey in the GCC region. Read Article Rules for providing your children with proper nutrition
Apr 24, 2011
Children who have multiple caregivers are more prone to poor nutrition habits than those cared for solely by their mothers, a survey says. Read Article Multiple caregivers linked to poor nutrition in children
Sep 11, 2008
Several public schools will start offering healthier menus to pupils this autumn. Read Article Healthy school menus to fight child obesity