The WellSky Foundation Contributes $50,000 to Black Women’s Health Imperative, Investing in Health Equity for Black Women and Girls

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This partnership will address existing challenges and health disparities facing Black women and support their long-term, continued wellness as BWHI celebrates its 38-year anniversary

Today the WellSky Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for vulnerable populations, announced it has donated $50,000 to the Black Women’s Health Imperative, the first nonprofit organization created by Black women to help protect and advance the health and wellness of Black women and girls. Through this donation, the WellSky Foundation is supporting Black women’s right to live happy, healthy, and long lives.

“The Black Women’s Health Imperative is the oldest and only national organization focused on Black women’s physical, emotional, and financial wellness. The movement for Black women’s health equity is both longstanding and ongoing,” said Linda Goler Blount, MPH, President and CEO of BWHI, who is also an epidemiologist. “We’ve come a long way, but there’s still so much more we

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Hope probe: Historic achievement of the UAE

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Hope Probe, developed by the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) lifts off from the launching pad at Tanegashima Space Center on the island of Tanegashima, Japan
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History will proudly register that on Monday 20 July 2020, exactly at 00.43am, the UAE launched the first major Arab initiative to explore Mars, “the Hope Probe.”

The rocket blasted off from a launching pad in Japan’s Tanegashima Island. The probe weighs 1.3 tons and is supposed to travel a 500 million km journey before it reaches its orbit in February 2021, coinciding with the completion of 50 years for the establishment of the UAE by Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

Emirati engineers have managed to produce in six years of hard work a sophisticated probe. It is expected that this probe would reveal new secrets regarding the atmosphere of the red planet.

Also, it is hoped that the

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