Umm Al-Qura University

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College of Health Sciences in Al-Leith Holds an Activity Entitled: ‘Act upon the Screening Results: Premarital Examinations’

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Added on - 2020/02/24  |  اخر تعديل - 2020/02/24

Within the framework of the community partnership between the College of Health Sciences in Al-Leith and the Public Hospital in Al-Leith, and under the noble patronage of His Excellency the Dean of the College of Health Sciences in Al-Leith, Dr. Tariq Zhafar, the College of Health Sciences in Al-Leith organized an awareness raising activity entitled, "Act upon Screening Results: Premarital Examinations". This took place on Sunday, 23 February, 2020 A.C., at the College of Health Sciences (male section), and on Monday, 24 February, 2020 A.C., at the female section. The activity falls within the framework of the role of the College of Health Sciences in activating and participating in World Health Days 2020.

The event included a scientific lecture on the importance of premarital examinations, their effect on the life and health of the coming generations, and the hereditary and infectious diseases included in the examination. It also included educative corners on vital signs and for blood screening test.

The activity was received with a great response from the administration of Al-Leith Hospital, the administration of the College of Health Sciences, the academic staff members, and the students. The two sides promised to continue fruitful cooperation in the future in order to raise health awareness and promote community health.