Under the title (Smoking is a deadly poison and a deadly friend), the Faculty of Pharmacy at Al-Jazeera Private University, in cooperation with the Syrian Pharmacists Syndicate, organized a scientific day to raise awareness of the harms of smoking and its negative effects on humans and society, on Saturday 28/4/2018 in the temporary headquarters of the university located in Ibn Secondary Al-Atheer, in the presence of Prof. Dr. Abdul Razzaq Sheikh Issa, President of the University, Dr. Mahmoud Al-Hassan, head of the Syrian Pharmacists Syndicate, members of the Syndicate Council, and Prof. Dr. Raeda Al-Khani, Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Al-Jazirah Private University, with the participation of many bodies, institutions and companies concerned with raising awareness of the harms of smoking and its negative effects, in addition to the presence of a number of Faculty members in the College of Pharmacy and a large number of university students, this day included many activities and events such as seminars, lectures, an exhibition of painting and a theatrical performance on smoking. Head of the Syrian Pharmacists Syndicate, and then lectures on raising awareness of the harms of smoking began with Dr. Munir Abu Shaar (Vice President of the Syrian Pharmacists Syndicate). for the Syrian Tuberculosis Society), which presented some sayings and advice on the harms of smoking, followed by a lecture by Prof. Dr. Razan Khattab on the negative effects of smoking on the mouth and teeth, after which Prof. Raeda Al-Khani gave a presentation on the effect of toxic smoking on humans, and MEDICO Pharmaceutical Industries laboratories presented Represented by Dr. Barakat Barghouth, a comprehensive presentation was made about the pharmacological methods that support quitting smoking, through the pharmaceutical product produced by the company, and after that we were with a group of practical cases of some young smokers, with whom Ms. Qamar Al-Olabi (member of the Red Crescent Health Committee) discussed some behavioral treatments for quitting About smoking, and at the conclusion of the lectures, the volunteer medical team presented a special initiative to quit smoking under the title (May without smoking), which the students present interacted with, as this challenge will continue for a whole month to reach positive results by completely quitting smoking on World Smoking Day, which falls on the 31st 5/2018, after the end of the lectures, the president of the university honored the lecturers and participants in this scientific day for their participation and For the valuable information they provided to the attendees, after which the exhibition of drawing on awareness of the effects of smoking was opened, which was presented by the National Harmony Forum under the supervision of Messrs. Anwar Bakir, Mahmoud Al-Mawqat and Ahmed Hourani, after which all the participants went to the break, which included some food and sweets provided by the Syrian Pharmacists Syndicate, in the presence of a company Fertika juices, to conclude this day with a theatrical performance presented by a group of university students on awareness of the dangers of smoking and its negative effects.
The university administration thanks everyone who participated and contributed to the success of this event, especially Dr. Talal Ajlani, Secretary of the Syrian Pharmacists Syndicate, for his cooperation in organizing this event.
With our best wishes.