University President Launches Blood Donation Campaign
Yesterday the 22nd of May 2023 His Excellency King Khalid University President, Prof. Faleh bin Rajallah Al-Solami, launched a blood donation campaign. The campaign is a collaboration between the Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences in KKU, and the General Directorate of Health Affairs in Asir and is held in the university city in Al-Fara'a for two days.
Dean of the College of Applied Medical Sciences in Abha, Dr. Majid bin Saad Al Faye', explained that the launch of the campaign stemmed from the social responsibility that the university holds towards its community. He added that this initiatives is held to support and secure the need of blood banks in the region through the donation of blood by university's employees and students.
Al Fai' confirmed that the campaign is accompanied by a team of faculty members, students, and medical laboratory specialists from the Ministry of Health to spread awareness of the importance of blood donation and its benefits.
It is worth noting that, Ali bin Saeed Al Issa, Director of the Central Blood Bank in Asir Region attended the launch of the campaign.