22 Oct 2017
Al-Jarrah Patronizes a Free Medical Day at Hakama

Al-Jarrah Patronizes a Free Medical Day at Hakama

The President of Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Prof. Omar Jarrah patronizes a free medical day at the town of Hakama

It was attended by the CEO of King Abdullah University Hospital, Prof. Ismail Matalka and his deputies, the director of medical department at the hospital, the coordinator of the medical day, Dr. Ziad Bataineh, and a large number of consultant doctors and specialists, nursing staff, pharmacists, technician and administrative staff at the university and the hospital.

The free medical day benefiting about 1300 patients, which was organized by which organized by King Abdullah University Hospital in cooperation with JUST (represented by the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and the Heath Center), the Department of Drug Control in Irbid Police Directorate, and Jordan Pediatric Surgeons Association.

Al-Jarrah said that the launching of such medical days conducted by the University and the hospital aims to communicate with all groups and segments of civil society and to serve the society in all their classes which reflect JUST and KAUH role in serving the community, providing health care and educational programs. As well as providing the necessary treatments for patients in all specializations.

For his part, the CEO of the hospital, Prof. Ismail Matalka, expressed his delight for holding such event, which helps the unprivileged families and provide free medical services to Hakma citizens.

Prof. Matalka added that KAUH is keen to strengthen its partnership with the local community through these humanitarian initiatives, saying that this gesture is part of our social responsibility towards the citizens who are entitled to receive health services.

The campaign coordinator – a faculty member at JUST, Dr. Ziad Batianeh mentioned that the medical day included various laboratory tests, diagnosis of various internal diseases, general surgery, ophthalmology, pediatrics, Dentistry, skin, bone, pressure, diabetes, ENT-otolaryngology, urinary tract, women, eye examinations, Early detection of breast cancer and distribution of educational publications and awareness lectures on Drug Scourge.

In their turn, Hakama citizens expressed their gratitude for JUST's and KAUH's ongoing initiatives by extending their utmost greetings to the university and the hospital, for it have helped them diagnose early detection of diseases, and their contribution to alleviating the great financial burdens resulting from the health treatments