It is my pleasure to welcome you to the
Health and Medical Sciences department in Community College.
Health and Medical Sciences Department was established in academic year
2008-2009, and was honored by the visit of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin
Mohammed Al Qasimi Member of the Supreme Council the Ruler of Sharjah and
President of the University. The visit was to the Khorfakkan campus on
02-09-2010 during which he witnessed the establishment of scientific
laboratories and gave advice, that was taken as a guidelines to the
Health and Medical Sciences Department provides a number of medical
programs: including the distinguished diploma and Higher Diploma of
Dental Laboratory technology program that is offered for the first time in the
United Arab Emirates. This Diploma is delivered in cooperation with the College
of Dentistry - University of Sharjah. The graduates of this program are prepared
to work in the dental prostheses and to have the ability to do Crown and
bridges to replace missing teeth.
The department also provides diplomas in food safety and in Environmental
Health and Safety in cooperation with the College of Health Sciences -
University of Sharjah. Graduates of these diplomas are trained to work in the
food inspection field to ensure the quality of healthy food. The
graduates of Environmental Health diploma are prepared to environmental health
departments in Municipalities and others.
These programs are Accredited from the Accreditation committee in the Ministry
of Higher Education and Scientific Research during the academic years 2010-11
The department also provides professional
diploma in Child protection This Diploma is delivered in cooperation with the social
The department is also observing the
need for other Diploma Programs, for that it is running a survey which covers
most of the concerned governmental establishments and the community to trace
such needs and to plan for establishing these new programs.
I am pleased and honored to welcome you to the department site and invite you
to my browse the department's programs and plans of study, and I hope to meet
you in our department in the College community soon.
Dr. Balsam Qubais Saeed
Health and Medical Sciences Department