The humanitarian initiative “My Child’s Seat”, launched by The Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood (SCMC) in cooperation with Ministry of Interior, has been a success through providing car seats to prevent injuries/fatalities caused by traffic accidents.
H.E. Rym Al Falasy – Secretary General of The Supreme Council for Motherhood & Childhood – said that this successful humanitarian initiative instigated by Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak – Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation and President of The Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood – has achieved its goals and grouped together many entities where funding and car seats were donated in order to protect children during car accidents.
H.E. Rym Al Falasy clarified that this initiative aimed for parents and the community has achieved its goals where entities and community members have donated car seats for families in need, such as “Thumbay Hospital” – the leading network of private academic hospitals owned and operated by Thumbay Group – in Dubai, which has vowed to distribute 400 car seats across the UAE in support of the initiative. Her Excellency also added that many other entities are joining the initiative to provide hundreds of car seats.
Mr. Thumbay Moideen, the Founder President of Thumbay Group said, “Thumbay Group is honored to be a part of this humanitarian cause initiated in line with the directives of Her Highness Shaikha Fatima Bint Mubarak. This campaign will not only help raise awareness among parents on the importance their children’s safety, but will also inspire them to bring up their kids as law abiding citizens. By taking the campaign’s message to expectant parents, Thumbay Hospital aims to ensure that the safety of each child begins from the time he/she leaves the hospital as a newborn.” He also added that Thumbay Hospital will distribute 400 child car seats across the UAE. The seats will be given to expectant mothers who would be booking the delivery packages at Thumbay Hospitals in Dubai, Ajman and Fujairah, during the month of November 2017.