Health Ministry receives global award for diabetes awareness campaign

Updated 29 July 2017
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Health Ministry receives global award for diabetes awareness campaign

JEDDAH: The Ministry of Health has won “The Creative Floor Healthcare Award 2017” for its diabetes awareness campaign which was implemented in November 2016.
The prize was received by the director of awareness at the ministry, Anas Al-Humaid at a ceremony held on Thursday in London. The award honors the most innovative work in the field of health care, and for outstanding and diverse work in the field of health and wellness.
According to a Saudi Press Agency (SPA) report, “the ministry is exerting great efforts to invest all its available resources, capabilities and potential to achieve optimal results, which will improve and develop health services, and raise the efficiency of health facilities.”


KSrelief to implement education project in war-hit Syria regions 

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KSrelief to implement education project in war-hit Syria regions 

RIYADH: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) is working on implementing an educational project in a number of areas across Syria. 

KSrelief has visited schools in northern Syria that were massively damaged due to the country’s ongoing war. 

The humanitarian organization said it has assessed the damage to renovate 20 schools and is preparing to restore and equip them with child-friendly furniture. 

The project will provide a hundred thousands of children in relatively 320 schools with school kits containing the necessary supplies.

The will also develop the capacity of 525 teachers through training courses and awareness campaigns. 

These efforts come within the framework of the continuous support provided by the KSrelief for brothers in Syria. 

 

 

A KSRelief team assesses the damage caused on a school in Syria prior to renovation work. (SPA)