Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Applied Medical Sciences College at Service Week Exhibition, NSH

With a triple-sided pavilion, the College of Applied Medical Sciences is participating in the Support Service Week Exhibition at Al Noor Specialist Hospital (NSH). The event is organized by the Hospital’s Service Department under the theme, “Future Vision for Occupational Safety and Health” on 6-9th Safar 1440H. It also will witness the participation of the College’s Physiotherapy, Laboratory Medicine and Clinical Nutrition Departments.   

In this regard, Dr. Ayman As-Saegh, Dean of the College, said that the participation of the College aimed to fulfill one of UQU’s strategic objectives in the domain of social responsibility, as directed by Prof. Abdullah bin Omar Bafil, UQU President, and according to the vision and mission of the College’s Community Service Unit. He explained that the vision and mission focused on the development of strategic partnerships and professional cooperation with the beneficiaries to highlight the role of the College in developing the society’s capacities and institutions. He added that this would be achieved via innovative and positive solutions to social and health issues, phenomena and problems by providing awareness and training programs by qualified staff and high quality technologies. He said that this would result in the creation of effective community partnership at the local and regional levels.   

As regards the College’s pavilion, Dr. As-Saegh pointed out that it would comprise various topics that would enrich visitors with a variety of awareness aspects, especially in the presence of three departments of the College in the exhibition. In addition, he said that the pavilion would introduce the various departments of the College and their role in community service. He added that it would spread awareness of the occupational safety and health domains around which the exhibition revolved. Within the same framework, the Dean stated that the exhibition would include a comprehensive program prepared by the three departments of the College and supervised by Dr. Muhammad Al-Kurby, Vice Dean of the College for Academic Development and Community Service. He explained that such program aimed to provide visitors with rich awareness material based on science and objectivity, away from misleading information that was not based on scientific facts.   

In the same context, Dr. As-Saegh confirmed that cooperation with NSH was extensive and solid. This was via either the training programs or the several participations organized or hosted by the hospital.  He added that NSH was a large medical edifice and a well-developed and distinguished educational and training lighthouse. He also appreciated the efforts exerted by all NSH staff led by Dr. Fawwaz Al-Jahny, the Director of the Hospital.