JoPetrol – Gold Sponsor of the King Hussein Award for Cancer Research
Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company Ltd. (JoPetrol) was the Gold Sponsor for the King Hussein Award for Cancer Research for the year 2022. JoPetrol believes that the Award is uniquely significant in the field of cancer research in the Arab World.
HRH Princess Ghida Talal, Chairperson of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF) and Center (KHCC), honored Eng. Abdulkarim Alawin, CEO of JoPetrol, during the 2022 award ceremony for the King Hussein Award.
The awardees were selected from a pool of 137 researchers from 16 countries. All submissions were assessed by a special evaluation committee, based on specific criteria for each award category.
The King Hussein Award for Cancer Research is one of the most important scientific research awards for cancer research in the Arab region. It was launched in 2020 in memory of the late King Hussein bin Talal to encourage Arab researchers across the world to participate in cancer research, to improve the understanding of cancer in the region, and to study Arab genes specifically to gain a better understanding of the best ways to treat cancer in the Arab world.