RUW

Royal University for Women held cancer awareness day

22,Oct 2019

His Highness Sheikh Khalifa in Ali Al Khalifa, Governor of Southern Governorate, delegated Mr. Mohammed Al Rumaihi, Director of Human Resources in the Southern Governorate to open Royal University for Women (RUW) cancer awareness event, in the presence of the Acting President of Royal University of Women Dr. David Stewart and. The event was organized by the Office of Students Life and RUW's Student Council in the university's campus in Riffa.

The event included an exhibition of projects of students from RUW various colleges and their paintings, as well as a corner of participating restaurants, in whichthe profits will be used for charity work in the Kingdom of Bahrain, in addition to games and activities organized by the Student Council in the university.

Mr. Mohammed Al Rumaihi met the members of RUW Student Council, in which he praised their outstanding organization of the event and their social responsibility towards society. He noted that the Southern Governorate always seeks to empower and support women in all fields and in various occasions. He also emphasized on the importance of making these awareness events to raise health awareness in addition to supporting patients in all possible ways.

The event also included a scientific lecture entitled "Early Detection of Cancer" by Dr. Ghufran Jassim From Family Medicine, as well as the participation of the Royal Hospital for Women and Children with health-checkups for those who were present at the event.

Dr. David Stewart expressed his deep gratitude to His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Ali Al Khalifa for patronizing the event and praised the efforts of the university students who have risen awareness in the student community about cancer and health in general. Dr. Stewart explained that this event is considered as a participation in the International Cancer Awareness Month (October).