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The College of Medicine (Female Section) Launches the ‘World Mental Health Day’

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Added on - 2020/01/01  |  اخر تعديل - 2020/01/01

The Vice Dean of the College of Medicine (Female Section) launched the World Mental Health Day events at the college. World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 of October every year under the slogan "Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention." The college staff and students participated in the event.

The vice president visited the awareness corner prepared for the event and expressed appreciation for the event, which reflects the educational and preventive role of the College of Medicine. She also stressed the importance of actively participating in awareness-raising activities that will promote health awareness among all segments of society.

Her Excellency the Vice Dean of the College stated that the college undertakes its educational and preventive role by increasing community awareness of mental health problems to improve quality of life by providing awareness and educational messages and observing the international days to promote health awareness.

The Vice Dean for Student Activities and Training, and the Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Medicine and Medical Care for Pilgrims, Dr. Nahlaa Hariri, delivered a lecture entitled "Women's Mental Health," in which she explained women's mental health problems and methods of diagnosing and treating them.