Umm Al-Qura University

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College of Health Sciences in Al-Leith Arranges an Event About the Risks of Smoking and Drugs at the Douqa Center

External Visits and Campaigns
Added on - 2019/10/27  |  اخر تعديل - 2019/10/27

In the presence of the Director of Douqa First Primary Health Care Center in Al-Qunfudhah, Mr. Rajih Ahmad Rajih, the Headmaster of the 1st Douqa Intermediate and Secondary Schools, Mr. Ahmad Balkhair Al-Sheikhi, and the teachers and students of the schools, a lecture was held entitled: "Risks of smoking and drugs on human health", which also covered its social and economic impacts, on Thursday, 24 October, 2019 A.C. During the lecture, the students were introduced to diseases and cancers associated with smoking and drug use, and their impacts on human health and the community. It also gave advice on and how to quit smoking, and protect yourself from drug abuse and the damages it causes.

In addition to a PowerPoint presentation, videos were played, and questions were raised at the end of the lecture. The students actively interacted with the questions they were asked concerning smoking and drugs.

At the conclusion of the lecture, the representative of the College of Health Sciences, Dr. Al-Ashaari Adam Hamdoun, extended his thanks to the Headmaster of the 1st Intermediate and Secondary Schools, Mr. Ahmad Al-Sheikhi, and to the director of the Primary Health Care Center at Douqa, who in turn urged the smokers to contact the Quit Smoking Clinics at Al-Qunfudhah Primary Health Care Center.