King Khalid University, Media Center

His Excellency the President of King Khalid University Prof. Abdulrahman Hamad Aldawood issued a resolution to create a department for Publication and Printing Press at the university. The new department is going to contribute in raising the reputation of the university by deepening its goals through academic publication of works, translations, and scientific journals. Moreover, the newly created department will seek to achieve a community partnership to build a knowledge based society, and to meet the University's needs of High Quality Publications.

On this issue, the Dean of Library Affairs and the Supervisor of the University publication Department, Dr. Saeed Bin Qassim Al-Khalidi, explained that "King Khalid University is one of the largest Saudi universities, based on the number of students, stakeholders, and faculties. Therefore, it is necessary to establish a department for its own printing press to contribute to the enrichment of scientific production of its employees". He said," Printing Press Department will have an important role in the process of dissemination of knowledge around the university, starting with the student, then onwards to the teachers". Al-Khalidi also clarified that the objectives of the establishment of publication department and printing press are to provide printed books, enrich knowledge through printing and disseminating scientific production, provide printing service for the university publications as well as everything that is related to the diverse activities of the University, and the needs of the university faculties and departments: such as academic books, annual reports, various scientific journals issued by the university, in addition to conferences, seminars and workshops, which are being held at the university throughout the year. The department will also facilitate the formation and printing of student's university book in various areas of academic pursuits.

Dental Technology Department at Applied Medical Sciences College, Khamis Mushat participated in the world Day for Oral Health. It is a unique today because of the collaboration between the department and the Dentistry World Union which is considered the biggest dental organization all over the world. This year the department stayed in Special Education Compound, Abha.

The event started at 9.00 O’clock a.m. with verses from the Holy Quran, then introduction word and the activities that will be carried out during this day presented by the Assistant Dentist, Khalid Ahmed Mearaf. Followed by an educational lecture about oral and teeth health presented by Dr. Shadab Ali. After that Dr. Abdulmajeed Oksha presented a practical demonstration of how to take care of teeth especially for people with special needs. Then, the clinical detection on the students and teachers of the complex started by dividing them into groups supervised by Dental and Oral Medicine Specialists, Dr. Yahia Ahmed Alfathi, Abdulmajeed Oksh, Ahed Al-Shahrani, Aymen Salam, Shadab Ali, Khalid Ahmed Mearef (Assistant Dentist) besides a group of the department students.

The event was concluded by distributing gifts for the students of the complex and appreciation Certifications to the Director and teachers.  



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