The Community Service Unit, represented in female students and staff members from various departments at the College of Pharmacy, launched the campaign titled, “Water Drop = Life” at Al-Rajhi Mosque, Makkah on Thursday, 20th April 2017.
The campaign included awareness of water’s great benefits and healthy exploitation methods, to ensure good health for humans. It also discussed the suitable daily amount of water for a person to drink, in addition to the health benefits of water to rid the vital organs of toxins, carry nutrients to body cells and provide a moist environment for body tissues.
In the same context, the campaign addressed the symptoms and damage of dehydration. Such condition is caused by the lack of sufficient water in the body, which leads to energy depletion.
During the event, Pharmacy College female staff members and students distributed leaflets among the attendees. The leaflets included health information and advice on the factors that affected the body's water needs, the indirect sources of water, and the great benefits of Zamzam water as a natural source of water which healed many diseases.
At the end of the campaign, the staff members and students received many thanks and praise from the attendees, as well as the supervisors of work at Al Rajhi Mosque. The distinguished role of the College of Pharmacy was commended as such college spared no effort to raise the level of community awareness and service in the various domains of health care.