Registration is open for the second annual Reaching the Last Mile charity run, an event hosted by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council in support of the UAE-based Reach Campaign to raise awareness and funds to combat neglected tropical diseases.
The Reach Campaign, in collaboration with Daman and STEPPI, has revealed that its ‘25 Days to Transform 250 Thousand Lives’ initiative has exceeded its target of 250 million collective steps taken by users of the STEPPI fitness app, in just 19 days of the 25-day challenge.
Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) has partnered with The Reach Campaign and National Health Insurance Company – Daman to organize the ‘Reaching the Last Mile’ Race. The run will be held on the 19th of February at 7:30 am at Yas Bay Waterfront, Abu Dhabi.
The Reach Campaign, in collaboration with Daman and STEPPI, has unveiled the details of a new initiative set to launch on the 1st of February 2022. Running through the platform of the popular fitness app, STEPPI, the initiative aims to raise funds whilst encouraging physical activity with the help of its hundreds of thousands of users in the country.
The Reach Campaign announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the UAE’s leading health insurer, the National Health Insurance Company – Daman. As a Founding Partner, Daman pledged support over a three-year period, joining Reach’s strategic partner, Emirates Red Crescent, in an effort to eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), namely river blindness and lymphatic filariasis.
The Reach Campaign has revealed that its ’50 Days to Transform 5 Million Lives’ initiative has generated enough funds and commitments to transform the lives of 5 million people at risk of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).