Fine Baby named ‘Pediatric Product of the Year’

The Medical Wellness Association granted Fine Baby diapers the ‘Pediatric Product of the Year’ award.
Updated 04 March 2018

Fine Baby named ‘Pediatric Product of the Year’

Everyone wants the best for their babies. Whether it is the healthiest food options or the most prestigious nursery, money is not an issue when it comes to offering our children the highest quality of life. But does the best always have to come with a hefty price tag?
Fine Hygienic Holding (FHH) — one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hygienic paper products — does not think so. It claims to offer customers high-quality products for the best value of money.
Fine announced at a recent press conference that the pediatricians of the Medical Wellness Association granted Fine Baby diapers the “Pediatric Product of the Year” award.
This is the first time a diaper has won across all baby care categories worldwide. The diaper was judged on its quality and durability and was recognized as the winner due to its high absorption and lotion top sheet, which helps keep babies’ skin dry and healthy. This award, combined with the Medical Wellness Association’s standing endorsement of Fine Baby diapers, makes it the only diaper in the world with such recognition.
The Medical Wellness Association (MWA) worldwide is a professional licensed organization based in the US, which promotes and integrates professional development of medical and health promotion programs.
“This year Fine is celebrating its 60th anniversary, so this distinguished award could not have come at a more auspicious time,” said Ahmad Zain, chief of commercial at Fine Hygienic Holding.
“This recognition is just a testament to Fine’s heritage of innovation and quality, and we thank the Medical Wellness Association for seeing that in our Fine Baby products. This proves that by focusing on providing the best products possible, we can achieve greatness,” he added.
Rawan Emeish, chief of absorbents category at FHH, said: “This is a huge honor for not only Fine Baby but for Saudi Arabia. The pediatricians of the Medical Wellness Association chose Fine Baby from all the baby care products across the world and awarded it with the ‘Product of the Year’ award. It’s a huge honor and goes to show the strength of Saudi ingenuity and innovation in action.”

KAUST honors 243 students at graduation ceremony

Updated 17 December 2018

KAUST honors 243 students at graduation ceremony

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) awarded 243 master’s degree and Ph.D. candidates with their diplomas during its ninth commencement ceremony on the KAUST campus on Friday. 

The ceremony was presided over by members of the KAUST Board of Trustees, including Board Chairman Khalid A. Al-Falih, minister of energy, industry and mineral resources and chairman of Saudi Aramco, and attended by senior KAUST leadership and faculty members. 

Commencement 2018 highlights included the official inauguration of KAUST’s third president, Dr. Tony Chan, and conferral of the university’s first honorary doctoral degree to Ali Ibrahim Al-Naimi, former chairman of the KAUST board of trustees, former minister of petroleum and mineral resources and commencement 2018 speaker. The event also included remarks by 2018 student speaker and KAUST Ph.D. graduate Nada Aljassim, the first KAUST Gifted Student Program participant to receive her Ph.D. from the university. 

In his chairman’s address, Al-Falih said the event was “an occasion … to mark a number of milestones and celebrations … In the past year alone, KAUST has … achieved important advances in research, education, innovation and talent, all while making an impact … in Saudi Arabia and globally.” 

“KAUST has taken its place on the world’s scientific and academic landscape,” Al-Naimi said. “Ideas and innovations (from KAUST) … make a difference when they soar above our nation and around the world.” 

“As a university, we are looking forward to our next decade,” said President Chan, a member of the university’s Board of Trustees for seven years. “In my new position, I am really looking forward to the opportunity and challenge and becoming engaged with Saudi society in general.” 

President Chan noted one aim of his presidency is “to align KAUST’s mission with the Kingdom’s priorities — and in particular Vision 2030. The Kingdom is moving to diversifying the economy and toward innovation and technology, which align with KAUST.” 

Chan said: “We have formed a NEOM Center of Excellence at KAUST with the express purpose of working together with NEOM. One of our senior faculty members, Professor Carlos Duarte, is on the advisory board for the Red Sea Project. We have a KAUST Red Sea Research Center and we are located next to the Red Sea, which is a treasure for the Kingdom. We consider it one of our missions to support the projects going on in the Kingdom.” 

“KAUST is still very young, but we see ourselves as contributing to the innovation and economic development of the country and the development of human talent,” he added.