The Faculty of Pharmacy Celebrates the Breast Cancer Awareness Month
A number of students' initiatives from the Faculty of Pharmacy organized a week of awareness activities and campaigns about breast cancer. This activities series was patronized by the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Professor Karem Alzoubi. It was started at the Faculty of Pharmacy campus followed by the King Abdallah University Hospital (KAUH) campus where it spanned a whole week. The events series included different booths, which explained to the targeted audience the different stages that should be taken into consideration by either healthy or diagnosed female with breast cancers. These stages included the definition of the disease, symptoms of the disease, types of examination techniques and tests that are needed for early diagnosis and the importance of the psychological status and support. The event was attended by many faculty members, students, staff, patients and their companions.
The Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Dr. Karem Alzoubi stressed the importance of such activities in improving students' self-confidence and communication skills with patients and the public. Such activities stresses the social responsibility of the university towards the local community, which emanates from the university's mission and objectives.