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19 Nov 2017
The Faculty of Pharmacy Held a Special Event in Celebration of the Global Diabetes Day

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The Faculty of Pharmacy Held a Special Event in Celebration of the Global Diabetes Day

Representing the President of the University of Science and Technology of Jordan, His Excellency, Prof. Dr. Omar Al-Jarrah, the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Prof. Karem Alzoubi inaugurated the activities of the International Day of Diabetes organized by the "Doctor of Pharmacy Towards Optimal Pharmacy Care" at Arabella Mall on 18-11-2017. The event was attended by several of faculty members and students at the Faculty of Pharmacy. The World Diabetes Day events included counseling pertaining to diabetes patients and family members, gestational Diabetes, and free blood glucose test and advice to patients about their treatment. The risks and complications of disease such as retinopathy, kidney disease and diabetic foot were also discussed. Free diabetes test devices and discount coupons for diabetes related lab tests were also distributed.

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. Around 500 people of diabetics and non-diabetics benefited from the activity.