Cancer awareness mural launched in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province

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The Eastern Province Municipality, in partnership with the Saudi Cancer Society, launched an awareness mural to support cancer patients on Saturday at Alkhobar waterfront. (AN photo)
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The Eastern Province Municipality, in partnership with the Saudi Cancer Society, launched an awareness mural to support cancer patients on Saturday at Alkhobar waterfront. (AN photo)
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The Eastern Province Municipality, in partnership with the Saudi Cancer Society, launched an awareness mural to support cancer patients on Saturday at Alkhobar waterfront. (AN photo)
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The Eastern Province Municipality, in partnership with the Saudi Cancer Society, launched an awareness mural to support cancer patients on Saturday at Alkhobar waterfront. (AN photo)
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Updated 15 February 2020

Cancer awareness mural launched in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province

  • Around 15 artists participated with educational artworks about cancer over the course of five days, with the participation of patients, officials and social figures

DAMMAM: The Eastern Province Municipality, in partnership with the Saudi Cancer Society, launched an awareness mural to support cancer patients on Saturday at Alkhobar waterfront, coinciding with the International Day for Child Cancer. 
Launched under the patronage of Eastern Province Gov. Prince Saud bin Naif bin Abdul Aziz, the community initiative aims to raise awareness about cancer through art under the slogan “With Art We Fight Cancer.”
Around 15 artists participated with educational artworks about cancer over the course of five days, with the participation of patients, officials and social figures.
Ziyad Mugharbel, deputy mayor at the municipality, said the initiative aims to support cancer patients and educate individuals about the disease and the importance of early detection.


Saudi cybercamp to train jobseekers in programming

Updated 18 September 2020

Saudi cybercamp to train jobseekers in programming

A cybercamp to train jobseekers in the field of programming has been launched in Saudi Arabia.
The Human Resources Development Fund (Hadaf), in cooperation with the Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming, and Drones (SAFCSP), will run the skills initiative as part of the Tuwaiq Cybercamp training program.
Fifty trainees will take part in the learning scheme which will provide information on iOS and Android app programming, individual mentoring sessions, and practical application with certified programming certificates.
The accord also aims to provide support toward maintaining future job security.