Review of the Corona pandemic and endemic diseases in the Medical Research Week in Jazan

A number of speakers, including doctors and researchers, participated in sessions Medical Research Week 2022 Organized by the Faculty of Medicine inGazan University on his first day.

Help start the first session Minister of Health And the official spokesman for the ministry, Dr. Muhammad Al-Abd Al-Aali, spoke about the impact of scientific research on the Corona pandemic in the Kingdom and the success that was achieved thanks to the scientific research teams that worked to read and produce research to come up with the best medical decisions based on evidence, which helped to overcome the pandemic and get out of it as soon as possible.

In turn, the Executive Director of Innovation and Knowledge Translation at the Saudi Health Research Authority, Dr. Sultan Al-Mubarak, spoke about the opportunities for support provided, and the need to improve the work specialized in translating research and transferring it from theoretical research to practical programs that help improve human health and control diseases.

He touched on the research priorities assigned by the authority that deal with mental health, infectious and emerging diseases, cancer sciences and chronic diseases such as diabetes, stress and heart disease.

endemic diseases

While Dr. Ibrahim Qasadi gave a presentation on some endemic, emerging and chronic diseases in the Jazan region and the extent of the challenges facing decision makers, as well as success stories and national efforts that enabled them to overcome these diseases, in addition to the research questions that efforts should be directed to answering.

Today’s sessions concluded with Dr. Abdullah Al-Qaisi’s talk about the Corona virus that causes Covid 19 disease, and how it started, grew and spread until it caused the pandemic.

He also talked about the national efforts that caused the control of the virus and the exit from the pandemic.

The students of health colleges presented a number of various presentations that sought to link the outputs of research projects with community health needs, and highlighted the development of the organization and culture of scientific research in health colleges, through which research experiments were presented to researchers of high scientific quality.


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