Faculty of Education holds a scientific symposium entitled “The Dangers of Smoking on the Health of the Individual and Society”
Faculty of Education/ Information Section … Under the slogan ‘Let’s prevent smoking in our society.’, the Faculty of Education has held a scientific symposium in cooperation with the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Kufa entitled “The Dangers of Smoking on the Health of the Individual and Society”. It was attended by the dean of the faculty, Prof. Dr Ali Khdhayir Hejji, and a number of lecturers and researchers in the medical and social fields and a group of students. Al-Hejji mentioned that the symposium aims at informing the participants about the impact of smoking on the health of the community, familiarizing them with the toxic chemical components of cigarettes, and the dangers of hookah on young people and girls as well as knowing the medical advice that help in getting rid of smoking habit and the methods of preventing community and individuals from smoking. Al-Hejji added that the symposium witnessed a joint lecture by Dr Huda Ghazi and Dr Iman Jabir about the health dangers of smoking and another lecture by Dr Fadhil al-Mayali about the psychological effects of smoking. Its worth mentioning that the symposium touched on the social damages of smoking hookah via a lecture delivered by Asst Prof. Wiam al-Mudhaffar.