16 June 2014 Akhtaboot
- the career network (www.akhtaboot.com
) took part in the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF) "Smoke-Free Zone Certificate" ceremony, which recognizes the efforts of institutions that commit to prohibiting smoking within their facilities. The ceremony was organized by the King Hussein Cancer Foundation, under the Patronage of HRH Princess Ghida Talal, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF). The ceremony was held on Thursday, June 5th, 2014 at the Le Royal Hotel Amman, and was attended by HRH Princess Dina Mired, Director General of KHCF and Dr. Asem Mansour, Director General of the King Hussein Cancer Center, in addition to a number of company representatives, journalists and officials from anti-smoking associations.
The ceremony aims to raise awareness and encourage people to quit smoking in companies, restaurants, shopping malls, hospitals and schools to provide a healthy environment while protecting the well-being of the general public.
Akhtaboot's Country Manager in Jordan, Mr. Ashraf Mraybeh said: "We are delighted and proud to receive the "Smoke-Free Zone" Certificate by the King Hussein Cancer Foundation. This certificate reinforces our commitment to eliminate smoking within our facilities to protect our employees from the risks of smoking and to raise awareness of the dangers of second-hand smoking as well."
The participation of Akhtaboot in this campaign affirms its commitment to raising awareness of the health dangers of smoking being one the most serious issues of our time that is affecting the nation's health, environment and the economy.
Launched in 2007, Akhtaboot is an online career network that is committed to providing a user-friendly, effective, and efficient way of linking the right person to the right career opportunity in the MENA region.
Akhtaboot.com is one of the most visited recruitment portals in the Arab world with 50,000 daily job seekers visiting the website. Through Akhtaboot's cutting edge jobs platform, as well as its database of relevant, recent, and qualified job seekers, it is considered the fastest and most cost effective method in the MENA region to source talent.
The King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF) was founded in 1997 by a Royal Decree to combat cancer in Jordan and the Middle East region. It is a free-standing, independent, non-governmental, not-for-profit organization. KHCF is the legal umbrella organization which provides fundraising and support for the King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC), the Foundation's medical arm. The Foundation is run by a Board of Trustees comprised of a dedicated group of prominent volunteers and chaired by HRH Princess Ghida Talal. The Director General of KHCF is HRH Princess Dina Mired and Dr. Asem Mansour is the Director General of KHCC. KHCC is one of the most prominent comprehensive cancer centers in the Middle East that treats both adult and pediatric patients. KHCC treats over 3500 new cancer patients each year from Jordan and the region and receives over 100,000 visits annually.
In May 2012, His Majesty King Abdullah II awarded KHCF and KHCC the prestigious Medal of Independence in recognition of the life-saving work they do, which serves as a beacon of hope to so many cancer patients in Jordan and the region. For more information, please visit www.khcf.jo
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