From Abu Sheza Jokatte
Dammam: India Fraternity Forum (IFF) organized a health
seminar for women and men as part of two-week long health campaign 'Healthy Life
Happy Life' in the Rafa Medical Centre auditorium in Khobar and in Cookxon
auditorium in Jubail.
Three health seminars - two for men in Khobar and Jubail and another for
women in Jubail - were held on the same day.
Dr Prashanth, general practitioner from Khobar and Dr G.
Shivarudrappa focused on different aspects like hypertension, diabetes,
cholesterol and heart attack at the Khobar and Jubail meets respectively. Both
of them provided information and instructions to keep oneself free from
diseases. A question-and-answer session followed in which both doctors answered
all questions from the audience.
Three doctors - Gynecologist Dr Rizwana, general practitioner Dr Ayisha and
Ophthalmologist Dr Shahida participated in the women's health seminar in Jubail.
They shed light on diseases related to women like diabetes, blood pressure,
breast cancer, eye problems, delivery problems and precautions for these
diseases with the help of a convincing presentation.
In the Q&A session, the doctors cleared the doubts and queries from the
women, who made use of the opportunity and showed tremendous response to the
The programme commenced with the recitation of Qira't by Bashir in Khobar,
brother Khader in Jubail and Misriya Siddiq iin the women's programme in
Sherief of Khobar and Abubakkar Siddiq of Jubail welcomed the gathering and
presented a brief introduction to the programme while Naushida Mustafa of Jubail
welcomed the gathering and gave brief introduction to the women's seminar.
Abdussuban of Khobar, Rahim of Jubail and Nafeesa Abusali of Jubail presented
the vote of thanks.
The event was compered by Rafiq in Khobar, Samith in Jubail and Shahnaz
Ashraf in the women's programme in Jubail. IFF volunteers facilitated the smooth
conduct of events.
About 350 people including women benefited from the programme in Khobar and