16 Apr 2017
"College of Pharmacy conducts a free medical day in Aqraba"

The College of Pharmacy, represented by the campaign "PharmD towards optimal pharmaceutical care", conducted in cooperation with King Abdullah II University Hospital a free medical day in the town of Aqraba. The activity was held in Aqraba high school for girls to serve the local people.

The activities of the medical day included several educational stations about common diseases and health problems among Jordanian people, including diabetes, hypertension, obesity, and osteoporosis.

Free blood glucose level and blood pressure were measured for the publics as well as testing certain biomarkers for stomach and heart diseases. Specialized physicians examined the patients and appropriate free-of-charge medications were dispensed. The number of beneficiaries of the free medical day was about 300.

Aqraba high school administration has appreciated the efforts of the Faculty of Pharmacy and the PharmD campaign and King Abdullah II University Hospital for their efforts and their effective role in serving the members of the Jordanian community through the establishment of many free medical days and educational activities that enhance the level of health and medical education for Jordanian people