KSrelief delivers aid in Bangladesh, Yemen, Jordan

KSrelief distributed more than 43 tons of food baskets in one day, benefiting 9,000 people in the city of Cox’s Bazar. (SPA/File)
KSrelief distributed more than 43 tons of food baskets in one day, benefiting 9,000 people in the city of Cox’s Bazar. (SPA/File)
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Updated 14 January 2021

KSrelief delivers aid in Bangladesh, Yemen, Jordan

KSrelief delivers aid in Bangladesh, Yemen, Jordan

DHAKA: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) is continuing to implement a project to secure and distribute food baskets to Rohingya refugees and their host communities in Bangladesh.
KSrelief distributed more than 43 tons of food baskets in one day, benefiting 9,000 people in the city of Cox’s Bazar.
KSrelief also distributed 5,049 cartons of dates in Yemen’s Marib, Hodeidah and Taiz governorates, helping thousands of families.
In Jordan, the center continued to distribute winter clothes to needy families of Palestinian and Syrian refugees.


Dr. Iman Al-Mansour, assistant professor at the Institute for Research and Medical Consultations (IRMC)

Dr. Iman Al-Mansour, assistant professor at the Institute for Research and Medical Consultations (IRMC)
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Dr. Iman Al-Mansour, assistant professor at the Institute for Research and Medical Consultations (IRMC)

Dr. Iman Al-Mansour, assistant professor at the Institute for Research and Medical Consultations (IRMC)

Dr. Iman Al-Mansour is an assistant professor of epidemiology at the Institute for Research and Medical Consultations (IRMC), affiliated with Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University (IAU), in Dammam.

Al-Mansour led many research projects from conception to execution at the department of epidemic diseases research at IAU and supervised graduate students and junior scientists.

She acted as the principal investigator on a number of key research projects related to the development of nucleic acid-based vaccines, the establishment of several virus bioinformatics databases and analysis resources, and virus immune monitoring studies.

Al-Mansour believes that investment in vaccine research is an important step to combat epidemics and pandemics caused by new viruses. This is followed by the localization of the manufacturing of vaccines and biological medicines.

She served as a Ph.D. researcher at the nucleic acid vaccine (NAV) lab at the University of Massachusetts, US, where she conducted rigorous research in the design, generation, and testing of DNA vaccines expressing HA’s of influenza (H1N1) strains.

Al-Mansour’s research is focused on cutting-edge technology to develop prophylactic vaccines against emerging and re-emerging viruses.

She earned a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering and biotechnology from the University of Massachusetts, US, and a master’s degree in clinical laboratory sciences from the University of Rhode Island, US.

Al-Mansour received her bachelor’s in medical laboratory technology from IAU.

She is also an academic member at the European Virus Bioinformatics Center (EVBC), Germany, and a member at the International Society for Global health (ISoGH), in the UK.