UJ Students March to Raise Cancer Awareness


Under the patronage of the University of Jordan (UJ) President, Prof. Abdul Karim Al-Qudah, Jordan Pharmaceutical Students’ Association (JPSA) members in cooperation with the School of Pharmacy on Sunday held a march at the University for World Cancer Day.

 

Al-Qudah commended the event and its aim to promote cancer awareness, indicating that adopting a healthy lifestyle that includes sports is an important step towards preventing cancer diseases.

 

Dean of the School, Dr. Rana Abu Al-Dhahab, indicated that the march came in support of the national cancer awareness campaign entitled "Still Up to the Challenge” of the King Hussein Cancer Center on the occasion of World Cancer Day 2021, which takes place annually on February 4.

 

Head of the JPSA team, student Ghazal Muheisen, said that the march started in front of the main library building and ended at the Stadium. Brochures on cancer types and best practices for patients care, and success stories of cancer survivors were also distributed during the event.

 

JPSA was established in May 2007, and it is an association for pharmacy students in Jordan, and it is affiliated with the International Pharmacy Student Federation (IPSF).

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