Students from King Saud University's Pharmacy Club have taken their campaign on proper use and storage of medicine, as well as good health, to the eastern port city of Dammam where they spoke to hundreds of people.
This visits on Tuesday, February 5 and Thursday February 7 were the second phase of the campaign, called "Together for a healthy society".
During the visits students discussed household pharmaceuticals, their importance, and the ways people can preserve and store medications inside the home plus how to properly administer over-the-counter medications
The team also measured participants blood pressure and sugar levels to show them what are natural levels and explained the various was to prevent high blood pressure (Hypertension) and diabetes.
They also stressed to diabetics and hypertensive patients in the audience the need to visit their nearest health centre periodically for health check ups to avoid complications.
At the end of their presentations students distributed about 112 household pharmaceutical sets which will benefit up to 1045 people.
The campaign was launched by former Rector of the KSU, Dr. Abdullah Othman, in 2012.