The President of Jazan University launches the vaccination campaign against influenza

The President of Jazan University launches the vaccination campaign against influenza

His Excellency the President of Jazan University, Prof. Dr. Mar’ei bin Hussein Al-Qahtani, inaugurated the vaccination campaign against influenza, which shall be implemented by the General Administration of Medical Services and the Operation of the University Hospital as part of the national campaign for the flu vaccination, in the presence of University Vice Presidents this morning.

His Excellency the President of the University stressed the importance of creating awareness to enhance the health care aspects, noting the efforts of the General Administration of Medical Services and the University Hospital’s operation in organizing the campaign and facilitating its use by booking online appointments for all university employees and students and their families to prevent influenza.

The General Supervisor of Medical Services and Operation of the University Hospital, Dr. Madani bin Ali Al Issa, explained that the University allowed all its employees and their families to take the vaccine through the University Medical Services Center after taking appointments through the center’s website, indicating that the vaccine is a means of protection from the virus and helps to prevent its spread and reduce the infection, especially the groups most vulnerable to influenza, including: children under five years of age, pregnant women, patients with hypertension, diabetes, asthma, chronic heart patients, chronic liver disease, and health practitioners, in order to reduce the spread of infection and the possibility of complications from influenza.

The Supervisor of the University Medical Services Center, Dr.Abdul Aziz Al-Hazmi, indicated that four medical clinics have been allocated simultaneously to receive those wishing to receive vaccinations with the application of precautionary measures against the Corona virus, indicating that the vaccine was provided in sufficient quantities in cooperation with the Department of Health Affairs in Jazan region.