One of the core goals of Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences is to promote the students and staff interaction and collaboration with the local community to ensure its health and wellbeing. The faculty is unique in its high potential and high competence from the multidisciplinary academic and research. To utilize this uniqueness and to foster the sense of teamwork, cooperation and affective collaboration with the local community, the faculty outlined the following aims: 1) Increase student and staff participation in community services; 2) Design and implement activities in response to health community needs; and 3) taking the initiatives in providing strategic plans to assist in solving the health-community issues. To achieve these aims, the faculty has marked the following strategic plans:
- Forming a community services' committee that gears the required actions to serve the local community
- Organizing free medical days in different rural areas in which health screening for certain medical conditions can be conducted.
- Offering voluntary health services to local community in different rural areas.
- Organizing a number of educational campaigns to local community to increase the level of awareness of different health issues that are common and important to the local community
- Organizing blood donation campaigns to help blood bank in obtaining the needed blood units and in particular the rare blood type units.
- Initiate community awareness programs to reduce delays in referrals to early intervention services and enhance early detection in a number of populations who are on urge need for that including children with autism and young people who suffers from progressive neurological disease as per multiple sclerosis.