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The King Saud University Nursing Club recently honored male and female volunteers who supported the pilgrims during the 2012 Hajj.

The volunteers responded to the call of King Saud University Rector Badran Al-Omar. The club also honored distinguished students in the Club’s programs and activities for the academic year of 2011-2012.

The KSU volunteers assisted in 1,500 cases, which ranged from fainting to epilepsy, burns, asphyxiation, and dealt with these cases correctly and professionally, according to all observers on the ground.

The ceremony was attended by Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Muammar, vice rector for medical specializations; Dr. Tareq Al-Rayes, dean of  Student Affairs for student activities;  Khalid K. Alharbi , Dean of the College of Nursing;  Dr Fahad Al-Qurainy, club supervisor  and Dr. Abdullah Aljedai and some of College of Nursing members.

The ceremony was held in Hall C in the College of Medicine and began with the greeting of the audience and the distribution of the Magazine of the Voluntary Hajj Program for 2013.

Club President Nayef Alanzi introduced the planned events for the ceremony, starting with special thanks to KSU Rector Al-Omar for honoring the club with his presence.

Zayed Salem Al-Omari, a student who used a PowerPoint presentation presented the club activities during the term. Nayef Farhan Alanzi, another student, screened a PowerPoint presentation of the Hajj Volunteer Program for 1212.

Mr. Nawwaf Al-Rasheed, representing the guardians and parents of female participants in the program, expressed a profound gratitude to KSU. Rector Al-Omar expressed his unyielding support and appreciation of the volunteer efforts. He also thanked the Nursing Club after which Dr. Aljedai expressed personal appreciation for the females opportunity to participate in the activities and  presented a ceremonial shield on behalf of the guardians to the club president. Rector Al-Omar also received a shield from the dean of the College of Nursing.

The Rector thanked the club’s females and males and urged them to continue their benevolent actions. He said this reflects KSU concern to help nation ad society.

The club bestowed honorary club membership to Rector Al-Omar and  Dr. Al-Moammar . The ceremony brought to close an academic term in which the Nursing Club achieved significant distinction and is expected to continue its noble work.

Nursing Club members, on their own initiative, undertook the Voluntary Hajj Program to assist visitors to Mecca for the 2012 Hajj. They did it in cooperation with the Saudi Red Crescent, which prepared the program for male and female volunteers.

The KSU Volunteers assisted  1,500 cases, which ranged from fainting to epilepsy, burns, asphyxiation, and dealt with these cases correctly and professionally, according to all observers on the ground.

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