Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

College of Public Health Launches Educative Campaign on Healthy Food at the University Medical Center

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- 2018/11/22

The College of Public Health and Health Informatics at Umm Al-Qura University launched, in cooperation with the public health administration at the University Medical Center, an educative campaign on healthy food and psychological health at the University Medical Center on Tuesday, 12 Rabi` Al-Awwal, 1440 A.H., corresponding to 20 November, 2018 A.C.

Female students in the second and third year at the Department of Health Promotion and Education participated in the campaign under the auspices and coordination of Dr. Nazik Mubarak Hasan from the Department of Health Promotion and Education, College of Public Health and Health Informatics, and Dr. Khadijah Tawfiq Al-Jawhari. Dr. Rahmah Al-Zahrani and Ms. Arij Al-Sabak from the University Medical Center participated in the campaign.

There were several axes in the campaign. The axes of healthy food included natural breast feeding, nutrition for children who are under five years of age, nutrition for pregnant women, and nutrition for those who suffer chronic diseases, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

Psychological health axes included depression during pregnancy and appetite, as well as children's disorders, such as urinary incontinence and selective mutism.