Community Services
  • Awareness Campaigns
  • Blood Bank campaigns
  • Community Partners

Global and Gulf Health occasions

Health Day Name Health Day Start Date
Gulf Patient's Rights Day  1 February
World Cancer Day  4 February
World Glaucoma Week (Blue Water)  8-15 March
Gulf Traffic Week 10-15 March
World Kidney Day 12 March
World Down Syndrome Day 21 March
World Tuberculosis (TB) Day 24 March
World Autism Awareness Day  2 April
World Health Day  7 April
World Immunization Week  24-30 April
World Malaria Day 25 April
World Asthma Day  5 May
World Thalassemia Day  8 May
International Nursing Day  12 May
World Family Day  15 May
World Hypertension Day  17 May
World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Day  27 May
World No Tobacco Day  31 May
World Environment Day  5 June
World Blood Donor Day 14 June
World Sickle Cell Day 19 June
International Day to against Drugs  26 June
World Population Day 11 July
World Hepatitis Day  28 July
World Breastfeeding Week  1-7 August
Cardiology Day September
World Suicide Prevention Day 10 September
International Day of cleanliness 15 September
World Alzheimer's Day 21 September
World Pharmacist Day 25 September
World Heart Day 29 September
Breast Cancer Awareness Month October
Breast Cancer Awareness Month October
Birth Spacing Awareness Month October
World day of the Elderly 1 October
World Sight Day 8 October
World Mental Health Day  10 October
World Arthritis Day 12 October
World Food Day 16 October
International Day for Eradication of Poverty  17 October
World Osteoporosis Day 20 October
World Stroke Day 29 October
Lung Cancer Awareness Month November
International Day of Radiology   8 November
World Diabetes Day 14 November
World prematurity Day 17 November
  World Children's Day 20 November
World Day to Combat Violence Against Women 25 November
World Anti-Obesity Day 26 November
World Quality Day Every second Thursday of   November
World AIDS Day 1 December
International Day of People  with Disabilities 3 December
International Volunteer Day 5 December
International Day of Human Rights 10 December

SQU Hospital Blood Donation campaigns

The blood donation Committee organizes blood donation campaigns for SQUH blood bank to provide the needed blood units for patients. These campaigns are held at SQU campus and externally in government authorities, private institutions, commercial complexes, shopping malls and others.
The committee also takes necessary measures and coordination with SQU departments and centers to attract blood donors, students, staff and visitors to donate blood.
SQU Hospital Blood Bank Ambassadors has also been created in cooperation with Public Relation and Media Department at SQUH. This Program aims to encourage community members to donate blood voluntarily and continuously through the ambassadors participation in blood donation campaign and other events to attract donors and raise the culture of blood donation. The committee organizes a celebration of the World Blood Donor Day in June every year.

SQU Hospital Blood Bank ambassadors for the year 2020

  • Her Highness, Dr. Muna Al Said
  • Her Highness, Hujaija Al Said
  • The Honorable Dr. Raya Al Mundhiri
  • His Excellency Abu aflah Al Kindy
  • Sheikh Salim Al Nomani
  • Moosa Al Farei , Media presenter
  • Khalid Al Zadjali, Media presenter
  • Ahmed Al Kindi, Media presenter
  • Ali Al Habsi, footballer
  • Ahmed Al Harthi, Car racing champion
  • Faisal Al Farsi, Poet
  • Mazen Al Haddabi, Poet
  • Haithem Al Farsi, Photographer
  • Mohammed Al Wahaibi, vocalist

Raise community Awareness

Blood Donation Committee takes the necessary measures to invite and encourage donors from SQU students, employees and the public via social Media # “to revive”. It also design educational written, audio and visual materials on blood donation; and raise awareness through various radio and TV programs. The committee also covers blood donation campaigns and different events in local and electronic newspaper. The committee cooperates with student and volunteer teams in the community in various activities with the aim of encouraging blood donors.

SQU sponsors Oman Telecommunication Company (Omantel) Suhail Bahwan Charitable Foundation
 Media Sponsors Radio channel Hala FM
Al-Wisal radio channel
Elecrtonic Newspaper (Atheer)
Al Sahwa Omani Newspaper

Supporting authorities for SQUH Patients

The Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, represented by the Patient Services Directorate, is one of the leading institutions in building community partnerships with various government and private sectors to provide services for patients.
This partnership started with the hospital opening and has been effectively and officially organized in 2017 to serve patients and their families. Since then, several meetings have been held with these authority representatives to discuss cooperation mechanisms and goals which will serve the public interest.

Community Partners

1. Al Rahma Association
2. Ihsaan Association
3. Dar Al Atta'a Association
4. Nursing Team
5. Sanubader Team
6. Al Jisr Foundation
7. Sheikh Saeed bin Naseer al-Hashar Charitable Trust
8. Omani Women Society, A'Seeb
9. Suhail Bahwan Charity