The Faculty of Pharmacy Held a Cancer Awareness Event on the World Cancer Day
Under the patronage of the Acting President of Jordan University of Science and Technology, Professor Khalid El-Salem, the "Doctor of Pharmacy: Towards Optimal Pharmaceutical Care" campaign from the Faculty of Pharmacy held a cancer awareness event on the World Cancer Day at Arabella Mall- Irbid. The activities of the event were inaugurated by Professor, Karem Alzoubi, the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy. The event was attended by a number of faculty members and students at the Faculty of Pharmacy. The event included several stations of interest to the public, cancer patients, and their families. It included an introduction about the International Cancer Day, dissemination of community health education on several types of cancers and proper ways for cancer protection, as well as the provision of pharmaceutical counseling, care and education about treatment for some health problems prevalent among cancer patients. Educational leaflets were distributed by the students of the Faculty of Pharmacy, and many symbolic gifts were presented during the activity. In addition, discount coupons were presented for conducting various medical examinations at reduced prices.
The Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Prof. Karem Alzoubi, expressed his appreciation for the campaign "Doctor of Pharmacy: Towards Optimal Pharmacy Care" and the faculty members at Pharmacy for their efforts to serve local community, and to achieve university goals of assuming social responsibility. Dr. Alzoubi also thanked the supporting bodies for this event, which helped to make its success