University to launch its 5th health, educational, and awareness program in Al Huriadh Province.

King Khalid University, Media Center

Under the auspices of His Royal Highness the Governor of Asir Region, Prince Faisal bin Khalid, King Khalid University (KKU) intends to launch the activities of the 5th health, educational, and awareness program. The event is arranged to take place in Al Huriadah Province from 8 to 13/5/1438 AH.

The program is going to be in its 5th version through which the University seeks to provide community services for the people of the region by providing many health, awareness, and educational services. The purpose is to raise religious, educational, and intellectual awareness for the community members. Al Huraiadah Province has been chosen for the 5th version of this program based on serious studies.

In details, the program will provide medical and therapeutic convoys, in addition to other distinctive educational programs. The University will harness all its potentials and staff for the event. More than 260 qualified persons will work on offering these services. The event also will witness a number of operational activities and mobile clinics with all needed appliances and a pharmacy which offer medications for free in addition to a number laboratories and X-rays. Furthermore, the event is expected to provide educational lectures, visual presentations, training course, workshops, and religious speeches. In the same context, a number of the colleges will participate in the program such as Sharia College, Medicine, Dentistry, Applied Medical Sciences, Languages and Translation, Nursing College of Khamis Mushyait, in addition to the Deanship of Admission and Registration, Community Service Deanship, and the Medical City.  

The University seeks to deepen the relationship and strengthen cooperation with the community in order to touch necessities. The move proves the keenness of the University on providing services for the community. The University also seeks to urge the community members to take the advantage of all provided services. The program in its 5th version is held again after the previous 4 versions had achieved remarkable success in the provinces of Tehammah Qahtan, Tathleeth, Mahyal Aseer, and in Therban. The success of the previous versions were remarkable comparing with the number of those who had benefited from the provide services. In the first version, 15,000 people benefited from the program. In the second round, the holders were keen on covering all the parts of the governance of Tathleeth.  In the third round of the program, the number increased to reach 27,000 people. In the fourth round, the university also was keen on providing all services for all the parts of Tathleeth Governance and the number of the beneficiaries had reached 63, 000. The fifth round is expected to provide more services for more segments of the community.