Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Pharmacy Student Club Launches Awareness Campaign on Vitamin D




On Thursday, April 27, 2017, the Pharmacy Student Club, at the UQU Deanship of Student Affairs, launched an awareness campaign on Vitamin D in cooperation with the Health Education Department of Kind Abdullah Medical City (KAMC) in Makkah.

This is deemed an important campaign that affects the communities habits in such a manner that encourages maintaining the proportion of Vitamin D in the body. By raising the public awareness of the importance of Vitamin D, the campaign is aimed to address the shortage of Vitamin D, now regarded as an imminent health threat.

The club students have prompted and encouraged attendees to regularly examine Vitamin D, and shed light on that silent disease, of which many are unaware. The highlighted, also, the importance of Vitamin D, its sources, prevention of its shortage, and its treatment.

The campaign organizers expressed their satisfaction with their contribution to raising public health awareness, through which they seek to serve their community and nation, by helping avoid such diseases.

 

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