HIV International Awareness Day Pr​​ogram ‎- Jeddah

HIV International Awareness Day Pr​​ogram ‎- Jeddah 
 

The Department of Infection​ Prevention & control "Public Health Section" In cooperation with ‎the ‎Postgraduate Medical Education in King Saud University Health and Sciences- Jeddah, ‎Military Field ‎Medicine, and the Military Police, is organizing the HIV International Awareness ‎Day Program starting ‎from Tuesday 3rd of December to Monday the 9th of December 2019, the ‎awareness-raising Program ‎aims to reduce the spread of HIV by emphasizing the importance of ‎screening and public education on ‎the transmission of the disease, and to provide support for ‎people living with HIV and improve their ‎quality of life, the World AIDS Day will include ‎awareness-based events, including educational ‎programs, an informative course, a sports activity ‎‎(marathon) and an educational awareness ‎exhibition.‎

Tuesday, December 3, 2019, a sports education​al activity at the Sports Complex ‎

To educate about HIV with the participation of the Security Department and Military ‎Medical ‎Department, as well as an educational booth to raise awareness of the disease for ‎attendance.‎

On Wednesday 4 December 2019 a medical exhibition is held at the Ambulatory ‎Care centre

Contains educational activities that inform the patients, and visitors about how the disease is ‎transmitted, support people affected by it and encourage them to ‎screen and check. Several medical ‎departments will participate in the exhibition in ‎addition to the participation of students from King ‎Saud Bin Abdul Aziz University for ‎Health Sciences - Jeddah to support the International AIDS ‎Awareness Day.‎

On Monday, December 9, 2019, a training course in Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Andijani Hall

The course discusses the latest developments in HIV for health-care providers and ‎professionals, ‎among other topics such as HIV epidemic, AIDS/HIV, Diagnosis of HIV ‎infection, HIV drugs and their ‎side effects, AIDS in children, HIV and pregnancy, ‎voluntary counselling and Clinic Examination.‎


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