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Health Professions Conference Begins Next Week


April 11, 2018




The Health Professions Conference will start in the academic year 2017-2018, the next week on 17-19 April 2018 in the three campuses of the university, Riyadh, Jeddah, and Al – Ahsa. Furthermore, the current edition of the conference is the third edition that is accredited with official hours by Saudi Commission for Health Specialties. Deanship of Student Affairs announced the opening of the registration portal for the conference, which targets students and employees of the health field from various specialties and degrees, from inside and outside the country. For his part, Dean of Student Affairs Dr. Sulaiman Al-Quwaifly said that the conference of health specialties is keen to achieve certain goals this year. These objectives are the tracks and topics that serve scientific research in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and highlight the future choices of health professionals in the academic, applied and functional fields. Moreover, the conference focuses on the social aspect of health professionals and the impact amoung society. This year, the Conference is also keen to activate the Saudi vision (2030) through field strategies that address recycling and maintain the environment. The conference achieves some aspects of Vision 2030 by covering public health, community health and developing scientific research in Saudi Arabia. On the other hand, the Associate Dean of the Deanship of Student Affairs Dr. Bader Al-Muqbel that the conference extends for three consecutive days and includes three different aspects: The first aspect is the general program which contains several lectures and workshops that serve the general objectives of the conference as well as the review and discussion of scientific research. The second aspect is to show the programs of specialized colleges such as College of Medicine, College of Dentistry, College of Pharmacy, College of Nursing, and College of Applied Medical Sciences. The third aspect includes an accompanying exhibition that contains different and varied booths. It presents the research and initiatives of the participating students. Dr Bader also pointed out that this year conference included more than 60 lectures and 35 workshops by more than 80 speakers such as Professor Sulaiman Al Omran, Professor Fawzan Al-Karee, Dr. Khaled Al-Nemer, Dr. Fahad Al-Khudairi, Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Rajhi, and Dr. Munther Al Ghabbani. It is worth mentioning that the participation in the conference is increasing in order to benefit from the objectives of the conference, which is to provide the latest methods of learning in the field of health and develop the most important skills that help health students to achieve their professional and academic goals.