Tobacco Dependence Treatment Workshop - UJ-LC

In, collaboration with King Hussein Cancer Center-IFMSA Jo's Standing Committee on Public Health University Of Jordan's Local Committee(UJ-LC) organized a Tobacco Dependence Treatment Workshop as a basic step of the bigger project "JUH Smoke Free Campaign" and under the supervision of Dr. Nakhleh Abu Yaghi. 60 students from clinical years of study have attended this two-day workshop on the 10th and 11th of January, 2017 which was Lectured by Dr. Firas Huwari and The Cancer Control Office Team in V Business Center-Khalda-Amman. 

The aim of this workshop was to prepare well-rounded medical students who are interested in smoking cessation and orienting them to answer patients common questions on both methods and routes of smoking cessations; in addition to ban smoking in non-smoking areas due to the health haunting effects of second- and third-hand smoking.

 

Seasonal Flu Awareness Campaign - MU-LC

SCOPH in MULC organized an awareness campaign about seasonal flu, which was formerly known as swine flu, in the governorate of Karak, Mutah University. The activity included many stations such as disruption of resources, myths control, and evaluation. The activity reached 600 students from various scientific fields, including engineering, medical, general sciences, and others. ‏ The project aims to increase awareness among students about H1N1. In addition, the project highlights the myths about the disease. ‏The team of the organizing committee had a radio interview that morning on Voice of Karak radio station, where they announced the campaign, and talked about the disease and the most important accompanying signs, which had a big role in supporting students and workers in university to attend.

Blood Donation Campaign - MU-LC

Due to the permanent needs of blood units, the current circumstances in Karak city and the importance of spreading awareness about donation and motivate people to donate, Blood Donation campaign was held in MULC under the umbrella of SCOPH! It was held in two phases starting with an advertising and awareness phase on the first day ( 20th of Dec ) and a blood drive phase on the 2nd day (21st of Dec ) at the health center in university. Gladly, the campaign was very successful! It was under the patronage of Mutah university president Dr.Thafer Sararyah and in co-operation with health and environment club and blood bank of South! The attendees exceeded 300 in 3 hours which led the blood bank to fully fill their needs from a rare blood types units! especially O-! Also, Evaluation for the knowledge among people and a feedback were taken! The media coverage was provided by the public relations unit in university, the university broadcast, and the Yarmouk TV.