King Khalid University, Media Center

King Khalid University is organizing these days the 5th educational health program which takes place in Alharidh province from 8 to 13 of the current month. Among the activities of the program were various lectures, training courses and educational exhibits presented to the people of Alharidh province and its affiliated villages. Lectures were presented by a distinct group of the University professors in different disciplines.

85 lecturers in number were presented to both men and women attendants. Lectures took place in different places such as mosques, schools, governmental agencies, in addition to the Cooperative Office for propagation Guidance and warning of Expatriates. Moreover, 20 training courses were carried out in the Headquarter of the program besides schools. Training courses included courses in succor, administrative skills, computer, English language, in addition to courses in how to deal with social networks.

For taking advantage of the program, transportation means were provided to the students of the province schools. They could do investigations and get the treatment, in addition to benefiting from the provided training courses. Students also enjoyed visiting the educational exhibits such as admission and Registration exhibit, Teeth and mouth health exhibit, and the exhibit of university protective security.

The affiliates of the Admission and Registration Deanship received 120 students in the secondary stage in order to give them some information about available disciplines in King Khalid University and how to join it and the necessary ratios for each college. The affiliates also introduce information about contact service which enables students to enroll their mobile numbers in order to keep updated.     

King Khalid University, Media Center

Nowadays, King Khalid University is holding its 5th health, educational, and awareness program which takes place in Rijal Alma'e Province in Alharidh. During diagnosis, Doctors have discovered a patient suffering from a rare disease known scientifically as visual vertigo and another patient suffering from Migraine Associated Dizziness disease.

The Dean of the Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences, the Consultant of inner ear infections, Dr. Khalid Al-Ahmari explained that visual vertigo is a state of dizziness and imbalance while walking in crowded places, in the mosque or markets, with a feeling of dizziness with the vision of the surrounding things like spin or rising and falling, leading to inability to save the balance of body and the patient falls. The disease cause weakness in the function of the inner ear. The patient who was found suffering from visual vertigo transferred to the rehabilitation clinic of inner ear disorders, Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences at the university to complete the stages of treatment, which lasts six weeks.

Dr. Ahmari added that another rare case was diagnosed with Migraine Associated Dizziness disease. It is migraine headaches concurrently with severe dizziness, and disorder of the inner ear and the patient would be unable to balance and walk normally. The case has been diagnosed and treated in the camp and transferred to complete treatment in the university clinics.

King Khalid University, Media Center

King Khalid University (KKU) has provided health services to more than 870 beneficiaries, through its 5th health awareness and educational program which takes place in Alharidh Center. In addition, the University has provided, through the program, lectures, seminars and training, awareness, and educational sessions for the children and families of Alharidh, villages, and its affiliates.

Consultancy specialized clinics of the Faculty of Medicine have received 238 cases since the start of the program until the second morning. A case of a man suffering from a problem with the heart valves and a sharp drop in the pulse of the heart was converted to Asir Hospital. Another case of was for a man suffering from a sharp pain in his right side, and after making sound waves rays, it became clear that there is an expansion in the ureter, and the emergence of a large gallstone, so it was necessary to transfer the case to Al Qahma Hospital.

The clinics of the Dentistry College also have checked 236 cases who received appropriate treatment services, passed through several stages, including diagnostics, cleaning, and treatment of dislocation and roots, as well as outreach services.

The College of Applied Medical Sciences has provided services to more than 179 patients through laboratories, sound waves rays, ear rehabilitation clinic, back and neck, and arthritis.

Optometry Clinic also received 73 cases, who were checked by Dr. Bandar Aldhlak and Dr. Yahya Al Filqa. The clinic transferred seven cases of cataract to Mahayel General Hospital.

The program also provides a pharmacy supervised by the Medical University City, distributed through which medications to the beneficiaries of the program services.  Beneficiaries numbered more than 150, and the pharmacy includes about 200 varieties of medicines, most notable are drugs for chronic diseases, antibiotics analgesics and skin diseases, allergies, medications eyes and obstetrics, and gynecology, in addition to arthritis and rheumatism medications, digestive and urinary tract medications, as well as medicines for emergency cases. The Medical City of the University is also offering services in the program through a medical supply for all clinics of the program.

It is noteworthy that the program received 57 students from Omar bin Abdul-Aziz Primary School in Alharidh.  Tests and treatment services and underwent, as well as an awareness lecture on oral health. Mr. Talal Shalawi and Mr. Shadi also carried out a training course in basic first aid for about 70 students from Al Fahad Secondary School in Alharidh.

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King Khalid University, Media Center

On behalf of His Highness the Governor of Asir Province, Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdul-Aziz, may God protect him, His Excellency King Khalid University Rector Prof. Faleh bin Rajaa Allah Al solamy has opened, on Sunday evening the 8th of jumadh Al-Awal, the university 5th Health Awareness and educational program which is being held in Alharidh center in the province of Rijal Alma'e. The event is going to be held over a week in the presence of Rijal Alma'e Province Governor, Saleh Al-Fardan.

In a word during the opening ceremony, Rector Al Solamy expressed his sincere thanks to His Highness the Governor of the region on the sponsorship of this program, which enjoys great interest and direct support of His Highness, in addition to the support from senior administration and university colleges. Rector Al Solamy stressed that the university will not be delayed in providing its services to the community, and this program is part of its duty towards society. The KKU Rector thanked all the employees of the university who participated in holding this program. He also thanked the staff of Alharidh Center and the province of Rijal Alma'e for their cooperation with the university and overcoming the difficulties which faced the university while providing its services to the people of the center and the villages. Rector Al Solamy hoped the program could achieve major successes in its fifth round, like previous years, and to be organized better in the coming years.

Al Fardan: the program is one of the leading programs that contributes to the education and awareness of the people of Alharidh

For his part, and on behalf of the people of Alharidh Center, the Governor of Rejal Alma'e, Saleh Al Fardan thanked King Khalid University for its deep impact in providing excellent community services, adding that the program is one of the leading programs that contributes to the education and awareness of the people of Alharidh. Finally, the Governor of Rejal Alma'e wished that everyone benefits from the establishment of such activities, God willing.

The Deputy General Supervisor of the program, Dr. Fuad Abag explained that the university organizes this event for the fifth consecutive year, making it highly experienced in the provision of health awareness and educational services with high quality, wishing that the King Khalid University could manage to provide services to the people of Alharidh. Dr. Abag pointed out that the program includes specialized medical and therapeutic convoys and distinctive educational and awareness programs for which the University harnesses all of its resources and staff (More than 260 members of the University's academic, specialized, administrative, and technical cadres. Events will witness a number of service and operational activities, in addition to a number of mobile clinics and various types needed appliances with a pharmacy which offers a number of free medicines, in addition to a number of medical clinics to provide all the necessary services, as well as a number of rays' laboratories. The program will provide lectures, visual presentations, training courses, field surveys, workshops, and speeches in mosques.

Al Solamy sponsors the 5th Health Awareness educational Program in the University
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