The Faculty of Medicine, in cooperation with the branch of the National Union of Syrian Students, organized a special event to raise awareness on the harms of smoking and its negative effects on public health and its relationship with COVID-19 entitled (No Smoking for Two Hours). The event was on Saturday the 9th of January, 2021with the presence of the temporarily assigned President of the University, Vice President for Administrative Affairs, Dean of Medicine Faculty, Vice Dean's, the Secretary of the University, the Director of the President's Office, and a large group of students.
The event was presented by Prof. Dr. Hussam Al-Bardan, a specialist in chest diseases. In his lecture, he touched upon the harms of smoking, ways to quit, secondhand smoke and the relationship between smoking and COVID-19. In her turn, Dr. Ibtisam Al-Jumat, a specialist in community medicine, presented a set of statistics and figures related to the negative effects of smoking on human health and on Society at large.
The Deanship of Medicine Faculty at the Syrian Private University extends its gratitude to all those who contributed to the success of this event, especially Professor Hussam Al-Bardan, Dr. Ibtisam Al-Jumaat and the students (Senial Sheikh Al-Ard - Maysam Odeh - Laylas Al-Hamad - Ilham Adas - Ghalia Al-Nabulsi) for their distinguished efforts in organizing this event