Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

The College of Public Health Organizes an Awareness Campaign on Antibiotics

Added on - 2019/12/08  |  اخر تعديل - 2019/12/08

The UQU College of Public Health and Health Informatics organized an awareness raising campaign on antibiotics at the Joint First Year Deanship (preparatory year). The event came within the framework of the World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW), and was held on Thursday, 8 Rabi` Al-Thani, 1441 A.H., corresponding to 5 December, 2019 A.C. The college set up an educational corner for the preparatory year students, educating them on antibiotics, their use, and the risk of using them without a prescription.

The educational corner distributed awareness raising bulletins and symbolic gifts to the attendees. The activities coincided with the World Antibiotic Awareness Week, and were organized under the supervision of Her Excellency Dr. Laila Sulaiman Al-Fikki.

The event came within the framework of the college's significant role in serving the community and raising health awareness in all the segments of the Saudi and Makkan communities.