The Dean of the College of Health Sciences in Al-Leith, Dr. Asaad bin Abdul-Rahman bin Asaad Abdul-Jawwad, along with the former Supervisor of the Department of Public Health in the College, His Excellency Dr. Muhammad Al-Awad, visited the Director of Al-Laith General Hospital, His Excellency Mr. Tariq Al-Ayafi. The visit took place this morning, Wednesday, 25 Sha`ban 1442 A.H., corresponding to 7 April 2021 A.C., in the presence of the Financial and Administrative Director at Al-Leith General Hospital, His Excellency Mr. Ahmad Al-Hartoumi.
The visit was followed up and directed by the President of Umm Al-Qura University, His Excellency Prof. Moaddi bin Muhammad Aal Madh-hab, and the Governor of Al-Layth, His Excellency Dr. Faisal bin Ghazi Al-Hazmi.
During the meeting, the two parties discussed the terms of the draft memorandum of understanding between the college and the hospital. The MoU includes joint cooperation in the field of training and the ways the hospital can benefit from the experience of the academic staff members in the fields of training, publication and scientific research in public health and basic medical sciences. Moreover, the possibility of the hospital giving assistance to the college in disposing of medical waste was also discussed.
The final Memorandum of Understanding is to be signed at a later time in the office of His Excellency the Governor of Al-Leith, after the completion of its drafting by the two parties, Allah willing.
On the sidelines of the meeting, due to a generous invitation from the Director of Al-Laith General Hospital, His Excellency Mr. Tariq Al-Ayafi, an awareness campaign on public health was held in the hospital, with the participation of some of the college's students.