Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Department of Clinical Nutrition Participates Within the Volunteer Training Program in the Safe Return Campaign

Added on - 2021/08/26  |  اخر تعديل - 2021/08/26

Within the initiative of the Department of Clinical Nutrition to prepare the proper academic and professional environment for the affiliates and students at the beginning of the new academic year 1442/1443 A.H., Prof. Firas Al-Azza, an academic staff member in the department, presented an awareness lecture within the volunteers training program in the "Safe Return" campaign which was organized by the Administration of Volunteer Work and Social Responsibility. The program took place under the noble patronage of the UQU President, Prof. Moaddi Aal Madh-hab, on Tuesday, 16 Muharram 1443 A.H., in King Abdul Aziz Historical Hall.

In his lecture, Prof. Firas explained the precautionary methods and procedures necessary to curb the spread of infection and the virus, according to the standards of the World Health Organization (WHO). In addition, he raised awareness about the concept of community immunity and highlighted how to contribute in this regard. The lecturer also explained the role of nutrition in raising immunity, correcting some misconceptions regarding nutrition and protection against the novel coronavirus.