Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Saudi - KSU to open college for female graduates  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab News - 13/01/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!

(MENAFN - Arab News) The King Saud University (KSU) is to set up a new college within the Girls Campus for Saudi female undergraduates in its Dentistry Faculty, King Saud University Rector Dr. Badran A. Al-Omar said on Sunday.

Al-Omar was inaugurating KSU's 15th International Dental with the Saudi Dental Society at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center on Sunday

He said the new facility would double the number of dental clinics from 381 to 761 clinics. This would enable the clinics to increase the number of patients from 300,000 to 650,000. He pointed out the new facility which would commence its new session during the next semester would accommodate postgraduate female students as well as new graduates

At present, he said there are some 8,000 students enrolled at the university. He also commended the services rendered by the College of Dentistry, King Saud University and the Saudi Dental Society and noted that they are committed to the leadership, excellence and service to the community

The program organized by the KSU was held under the patronage of the Minister of Higher Education Dr. Khalid Al-Angary

"Over the past decades, the Kingdom has changed from a desert to a modern and sophisticated country providing quality education. It has enabled its curricula and academic programs with clinical applications and the training of extremely capable health professionals," Professor Khalid Al-Wazzan, chairman of the Organizing Committee and dean of the College of Dentistry said in his speech

Interestingly, he said, the King Saud University, the host institution for both the College of Dentistry and the Saudi Dental Society, is primarily intent on becoming a Research University where contemporary knowledge and technology should be put into harmonious action.

"The theme of this meeting 'Research and Technology in Oral Health Care' emphasizes that dentistry as a field of science will have more opportunity to overcome national and international challenges when engaged in further research and the use of advanced technology.

He said that the meeting included an inclusive presentation of scientific and clinical issues through oral presentations, poster presentations and continuing education programs with a state-of-the-art exhibit of dental/medical equipment and materials

He pointed out that the meeting will be a distinctive opportunity for dental professionals to associate with and share in the discussion of ideas with distinguished colleagues in the dental profession.

Dr. Mohammad I. Al-Obaida, president of Saudi Dental Society, co-chairman of Organizing Committee and chairman of the Exhibition and Food Committee, said the conference is a joint collaborative effort of King Saud University, College of Dentistry and the Saudi Dental Society.

"With the continuous success of our previous conferences and the Saudi Dental Society's merit of being at the top among all the dental organizations in the Kingdom, I enjoin you to remain committed to our practice by constantly updating ourselves and aspiring to be the best for the community we vow to serve."

"We are bringing in world renowned foreign speakers from all disciplines of the dental practice for our scientific seminars. Continuing Educational courses and workshops will also be offered. This would add the element of hands-on education that our members had requested," he noted.

One of the highlights of the conference is the Research Award for Graduates, Students and Poster Award Presentation where the best research paper and poster presentation will receive a prize and plaque of recognition

"This is one way of providing the best service and support for our members and colleagues. The Exhibition which has the participation of dental and medical companies will offer attendees the opportunity to explore the depth and breadth of the latest products, services, tools and technologies available in today's global market," he noted


Arab News

  MENA News Headlines
 Oct 4 2015 - Qatar's Central Bank governor cuts hopes of rate hikeMENAFN
(MENAFN) Qatar's central bank governor sought to cut expectations for rising interest rates after a jump in local bill yields suggested liquidity in the Qatari banking system was beginning to ...

 Oct 4 2015 - Jordan- UAE delegation visits the Mrajeeb Al Fhood campJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) A delegation from the UAE Ministry of Development and International Cooperation visited on Friday the Mrajeeb Al Fhood camp for Syrian refugees to check on services ...

 Oct 4 2015 - Russian airstrikes in Syria will strengthen Daesh, ObamaJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) US President Barack Obama said on Friday that Russia's airstrikes in Syrian that started last Wednesday, will ultimately empower Daesh terrorist group.Speaking from the ...

 Oct 4 2015 - Jordan- Border guards receive 209 new Syrian refugeesJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) A total of 209 Syrian refugees from various age groups, entered the Kingdom through various crossing points during the last 72 hours, according to a military source on ...

 Oct 4 2015 - Israeli forces kill Palestinian young man in JerusalemJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Israeli occupation forces Sunday morning shot dead a Palestinian teen near Damascus Gate in occupied Jerusalem.Eyewitnesses said that Israeli forces opened fired on 19 ...

 Oct 4 2015 - Israel prevents Palestinians from entering JerusalemJordan News Agency
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Israeli occupation police on Sunday banned Palestinians from entering the old city in East Jerusalem for two days, after two attacks against Israelis occurred in less ...

 Oct 4 2015 - First Gulf offers start-up financeThe Arabian Post
(MENAFN - The Arabian Post) FGB claims to be the first bank in the UAE to offer a one-stop financing solution to start-ups. The bank's new 'Startup Proposition' offers new businesses a range of ...

 Oct 4 2015 - Dubai Holding net up 24% to AED2.6bThe Arabian Post
(MENAFN - The Arabian Post) Dubai Holding Commercial Operations Group (DHCOG) announced a net profit of AED 2.6 billion for the first half of this year ending 30th June 2015, an increase of 24 ...

 Oct 4 2015 - Qatar to improve rank in Competitiveness Index-QBAThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani, the Chairman of the Qatari Businessmen Association (QBA) in press conference said that Qatar's economy is moving in the right direction and ...

 Oct 4 2015 - Mall of Qatar signs mega deal with Alshaya to open 30 storesThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar's largest leisure, entertainment and shopping complex, Mall of Qatar has signed a leasing agreement with M.H. Alshaya Co., one of the world's leading retail franchise ...




Click to Apply


Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices


Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks

Saudi Arabia 

Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary

Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor


Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters

© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help