SDG2: Zero Hunger

Food security is a critical aspect of national development, and Majmaah University, situated in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, recognizes its role in addressing this essential need. As a responsible institution, Majmaah is actively involved in initiatives to promote food security and raise awareness among its students and the broader community.


Majmaah University contributes to the national effort to achieve food security through educational programs, research initiatives, and community engagement. The university offers academic programs in agricultural sciences, agribusiness, and related fields, providing students with the knowledge and skills needed to contribute to the agricultural sector. These programs aim to cultivate a new generation of professionals capable of addressing the challenges and opportunities in the realm of food production and security.


Research conducted at Majmaah University plays a crucial role in advancing agricultural practices, optimizing resource utilization, and developing sustainable solutions for food production. Faculty and students collaborate on projects that focus on enhancing crop yield, improving water management, and implementing innovative agricultural technologies.


Awareness campaigns and community outreach programs are integral components of Majmaah's strategy to address food security. The university organizes workshops, seminars, and training sessions to disseminate information about sustainable farming practices, efficient water usage, and the importance of diversifying food sources. By engaging with local communities, Majmaah seeks to empower individuals to make informed decisions that positively impact food security.


Furthermore, Majmaah University collaborates with governmental agencies, non-profit organizations, and industry partners to leverage resources and create comprehensive strategies for enhancing food security at the regional and national levels. These partnerships facilitate knowledge exchange, technology transfer, and the implementation of best practices in agriculture and food production.


In essence, Majmaah University is committed to playing a pivotal role in ensuring food security in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Through education, research, and community engagement, the university strives to empower individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to contribute to sustainable agriculture and, consequently, enhance the overall food security landscape in the country.


Medical Services announces the opening of the nutrition clinic at the University Medical Center

Medical Services announces the opening of a nutrition clinic

Under the supervision of nutrition consultant Dr. Fahad Al-Dhafiri

And that is on Sunday of every week from 8 to 11 am

And that is at the University Medical Center in medical services opposite your credit in Majmaah

You must book an appointment in advance

For booking an appointment call ( 5261 016404)

Note - Receives women in the presence of a mahram


Deanship of Student Affairs reviews King Khalid Hospital's experience in the field of nutrition

In the interest of the Deanship of Student Affairs to continue to provide distinguished student services, and in order to develop nutrition services in various fields during the next academic year 1436/1437 AH, a delegation from the Deanship of Student Affairs, headed by His Excellency the Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Hamad bin Abdullah Al-Qumaizi, accompanied by the Director of the Department, Mr. Khalid Al-Otaibi, Mr. Faisal Al-Subaie, Nutritionist at the Deanship, and Mr. Issa Al-Issa, Nutrition Administrator, visited King Khalid Hospital in Majmaah to learn about the hospital's experience and expertise in providing nutrition services to patients and employees and to meet with the staff Administrative and technical staff in the hospital restaurant.

The visit included the hospital's restaurant and its various facilities, and to learn about the types and components of the meals provided to the beneficiaries, as well as how to supply and store foodstuffs, how to prepare them, preserve them, distribute them to patients and provide them.

At the end of the visit, the Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Al-Qumaizi, expressed his thanks to the management of King Khalid Hospital for their cooperation, and appreciated the distinguished efforts made by the administration and the operating company in the field of nutrition within the hospital.

The Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Al-Qumaizi, indicated that such visits come in accordance with the directives of His Excellency the President of the University, Dr. Khalid bin Saad Al-Muqrin, aimed at continuous development in the services provided by the university to its students, and that these field visits carried out by the Deanship are followed up by His Excellency the Vice President for Educational Affairs, Dr. Ahmed Al-Rumaih.


SFDA Receives a Delegation of College Students During a Systematic Visit


The Saudi Food and Drug Authority received at its headquarters a delegation of students of the College of Medicine at Majmaah University on Tuesday, 2/4/1434 AH, and the students were received by a number of drug sector employees.

Where they briefed them on the procedures and workflow in the drug sector by introducing the sector and its departments, in addition to a number of introductory lectures on the electronic systems in the authority, their role in enacting regulations and the process of issuing licenses for new medicines and pharmaceutical products, and how to deal with imported medicines, and the students were also briefed on the mechanism of work of the National Center for Vigilance and Drug Safety, and the mechanism for reporting side effects of
medication. It is worth noting that the SFDA always aims to educate the community in all its categories Especially student visits, by providing a number of introductory presentations with the aim of spreading health awareness and the culture of medicine and its importance.


A community initiative entitled "Food Allergy in Children"


The Community Service and Continuing Education Unit in the female sections, in cooperation with doctors from the Primary Health Care Center in Al-Nahda in Hotat Sudair, organized a community initiative entitled "Food Allergy in Children" on Monday 1443/8/18 AH at the Protocol Hall, presented by Dr. Daa Rajab, Dr. Al-Jawhara Al-Absi, and Nursing Specialist / Al-Rashidi formula, It included the following axes:

Some foods are allergenic (beware of their presence in your food).

The most important and common symptoms of allergies (as they vary from person to person and from one attack to another in the same person).

The difference between lactose intolerance and milk and food allergy.

Wheat allergy and its symptoms.

Peanut allergy and its symptoms.

Treatment of food allergy by one of the methods (antihistamines or an emergency injection of epinephrine)

Symptoms of food allergy in infants, methods of prevention and treatment method.

The initiative aimed to educate the local community and college staff about the sensitivity of children, its prevalence and its danger.


Holding a training course on healthy food culture within the activities of the Community Service Week

The College of Education in Majmaah, represented by the Vice Deanship for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research - Community Service Unit - held a training course in the female section on: (Culture of healthy food) on Wednesday, 18/7/1439 AH in the training hall of the college. The course was presented by Ms. Naima Al-Husseini.


The University Implements a Workshop at the Food and Drug Authority entitled Reviewing the Occupational Safety and Health Management System

The University Implements a Workshop at the Food and Drug Authority entitled Reviewing the Occupational Safety and Health Management System

Based on the memorandum of cooperation between the university and the Saudi Food and Drug Authority, the University Vice-Rectorate, represented by the General Administration of Occupational Health and Environment, implemented a workshop entitled Review of the Occupational Safety and Health Management System, presented by the Director General of the Department, Mr. Abdulelah bin Abdullah Al-Mutairi, which represents the first step of the program to support the efforts of the Food and Drug Authority to develop the work environment and achieve a safe and distinguished work environment.


On the occasion of World Food Day, the Deanship of Student Affairs carries out an awareness campaign in cooperation with the College of Medicine

Under the patronage of His Excellency the Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Hamad bin Abdullah Al-Qumaizi, and as an extension of the Deanship's role in participating in local and international events, the Deanship of Student Affairs held on the occasion of World Food Day and in cooperation with the College of Medicine an awareness campaign on food, healthy habits and comprehensive measurement under the title (Choose your dish), in two periods, morning and evening, where the opening ceremony was held in the lobby of the Deanship. In the evening in the lobby of Panda markets, where the campaign included five stations, starting with the comprehensive measurement station, in which the body mass index (body mass index, BMI) is measured, and then transferred to the station of the benefits of healthy and indicative food, and then the office exercise station, in which some important exercises were displayed that are applied in the office, and increase the fitness of the body, and help reduce some injuries, then the visitor moves to the station Choose your juice and choose your salad, and the campaign concludes with the gift station And the children's section, in which some awareness leaflets and gifts were distributed, and some introductory presentations were presented on the importance of food and healthy habits, especially the recommended exercises, and the campaign received a distinguished turnout from university students and parents who expressed their admiration and praise for the campaign, as the number of attendees reached 300 visitors from various classes of society, and Dr. Al-Qumaizi raised his thanks and appreciation to His Excellency the President of the University, Dr. Khalid bin Saad Al-Muqrin, for the support and guidance received by the Deanship of Student Affairs from His Excellency, who It contributes effectively to the excellence of the Deanship and the quality of its programs, and wished the students participating in this campaign success and payment.


An introductory program for the arts of healthy eating, female section

Within the programs of the Student Activities Unit, the female section of the college, an introductory program was held for the arts of healthy eating, where the students began to provide a variety of healthy food that provides a person with energy, vitality, activity and health, so attention to the quality of food has a role in increasing the percentage of intelligence and balance in psychological and nervous emotions, and at the end of the program, food was distributed to students and encouraged them to pay attention to that.


The Deanship of Student Affairs presents nutrition contractors with an awareness bag

Within the Deanship's readiness to receive university students for the new academic year and provide everything that would improve the student services provided, and in a new qualitative gesture, the Deanship Nutrition Department adopted a project to distribute an awareness bag to all nutrition contractors in the faculties of the university with the aim of health and environmental education for the food provided by them, which is therefore due to the quality of the product and its health safety, which ultimately returns to provide healthy and pure food for university students, and this bag contains brochures and brochures explaining food preservation methods and important steps for keepers and cross-contamination And the types of bacteria mentioned this, the Vice Dean for Student Affairs, Mr. Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Faham, who stressed the keenness and guidance of His Excellency the Deanship of Student Affairs, Dr. Hamad bin Abdullah Al-Qumaizi, for everything that serves university students, including and the most important nutrition provided to them, to be healthy and sound For his part, Dr. Al-Qumaizi urged all contractors to the importance of awareness of how to preserve food and make it one of the most important necessities for contractors and education in this by visiting the Food and Drug Authority website and other specialized sites Thus, and taking into account what was stated therein, Al-Qumaizi stressed the Deanship's keenness on the safety of all university students and that it is one of the priorities of the Deanship and student services in the nutrition services provided.


World Obesity Day

Within the activities of the World Anti-Obesity Day, the Department of Islamic Studies held on Sunday, 1437/2/17 AH from 9.30 to 11.30 in the college yard a program under the title "Health Track" under the supervision of Dr. Saadia Ali Al-Kabir, where the program included an introductory corner on the harms of obesity and the importance of healthy food, a corner for measuring weights, knowing the ideal weight, and a walking track corner, and introductory leaflets were distributed on the importance of vitamins, and at the end of the program healthy hospitality was provided to the attendees.

The College of Applied Medical Sciences Holds an Awareness Campaign for Healthy Nutrition "Nutritional Concepts"

Within the framework of the interest of the College of Applied Medical Sciences in the World Health Food Day and based on the directives of His Excellency Dr. Fahd bin Khalid Al-Dhafiri, Dean of the College, the Community Service Unit at the Vice Deanship for Graduate Studies and Scientific Research carried out on Monday, 25/02/1437 AH, an awareness campaign at Sheikh Abdullah Al-Anqari High School in Majmaah Governorate. Where a delegation from the Community Service Unit visited Sheikh Abdullah Al-Anqari High School and implemented an awareness campaign on "healthy food concepts" and was attended by nearly sixty students in secondary grades and a group of school teachers who welcomed the delegation and expressed their gratitude and thanks to the administration of Majmaah University, headed by His Excellency the President of the University, Dr. Khalid bin Saad Al-Muqrin, for the university's tireless efforts in community service through awareness campaigns held by the various units in the faculties of the university. Mohamed Siam, thanking and appreciating the school administration on behalf of His Excellency the Dean of the College for hosting this awareness campaign on nutritional concepts, and then the presentation of Dr. Iyad Nagy began, and the presentation included many discussions and interventions from students who enriched their interaction with this seminar, accompanied by the work of food cultural competitions on healthy food and the distribution of a number of awards to the attendees. And measures of ideal weight and obesity. Thanks were extended to the students and the attendance of the school's teachers who expressed their happiness and desire to repeat such awareness meetings in order to benefit from the scientific and medical expertise that Majmaah University abounds in. At the end of the meeting, quality gifts were distributed to the students and souvenir photos were taken with the attendees.