Under the patronage of the Deanship of the Dijlah University College, the Department of Media and in cooperation with the Ministry of Health held a symposium to combat smoking, entitled "Tobacco and Health ... opposite -wrestling." The seminar started with a speech by the Head of Media Department, Dr. Adnan Abu Al-Saad in which he praised the role of (DUC) and Media Department in health awareness and their role in participating in such events. Dr. Nazik Al-Fatlawi, Director General of the Department of Health of Baghdad Al-Karkh delivered a lecture on the dangers of tobacco and its impact on health in general and on the health of young people in particular, calling on university youth to take their real role in educating the community against the harmful effects of smoking. During the symposium, a series of awareness-raising videos and a number of posters and drawings against the harmful consequence of smoking and its effect on health prepared by the students were presented.
The symposium was attended by the deputy dean of Dijlah University College for Administrative Affairs Asst. Prof. Dr. Said Abdel Hadi as well as a number of teachers and students of the department.