Dubai, UAE: In the run-up to World Pharmacists Day 2022, P&G Health, the health care division of Procter & Gamble is bringing together Pharmacists and Healthcare Professionals from across 11 countries in the Middle East to highlight the importance of ‘Total Body Health’ for the collective well-being of consumers and communities. The symposium will see the presence of leading global and regional healthcare experts deliberating on ‘Total Body Health’ topics ranging from Oral Health and General Health to Maternal Health and Non-Communicable Diseases with focus on the key role of Pharmacists in timely diagnoses, education, and management.

“Pharmacies today are an integral part of the healthcare system. With pharmacists being among the first line of contact for patients, they are well positioned in the community to have a significant impact on public health. Our ‘1st P&G Health Middle-East Whole Body Health Symposium’ is part of our continued efforts to advance important discussions within countries and regionally on the important role Pharmacists can play in a consumer’s healthcare journey right from raising symptom awareness to effective intervention and promoting health-seeking behaviors,” stated Dr Ashley Barlow, Senior Director, Medical & Technical Affairs, P&G Health – Asia Pacific, India, Middle East, and Africa.

“Empowered Pharmacists can play a critical and complementary role alongside healthcare professionals in helping improve condition awareness, diagnoses, management and adherence. I look forward to connecting with leading healthcare experts and pharmacists from across Middle East and Asia to n this first of its kind multidisciplinary symposium and to make meaningful scientific exchanges and connections across therapeutic specialties.” shared Prof Ibrahim, Professor of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, King Saud University, moderator at the symposium.

 “Aligned to World Pharmacists Day theme of ‘Pharmacy united in action for a healthier world’, the symposium will also celebrate the stellar efforts of Pharmacists in creating a positive impact on health in Middle East,” added Dr Barlow.

About P&G Health:

P&G Health, the health care division of P&G company, drives consumer-centric innovation to empower our consumers to live longer, healthier, and more vibrant lives. The P&G Health portfolio includes leading brands in Respiratory with Vicks® and Nasivin®, Pregnancy with Femibion® and Clearblue®, Oral Care with Crest® and Oral-B®, Vitamins and Minerals Supplementation with Bion3®, Seven Seas®, Evion® and Sangobion®, Digestive wellness with Metamucil®, Prilosec OTC®, Pepto Bismol® and Align®, Nerve Care with Neurobion® and Pain Relief with Dolo-Neurobion®.

About P&G Health Middle East:

P&G strives to improve the lives of 90 million consumers in the Arabian Peninsula & Levant region. Our portfolio consists of leading iconic brands such as Neurobion, Vicks, Seven Seas, and Femibion which have been trusted by patients & health care professionals for decades.

About Procter & Gamble:

P&G serves consumers around the world with one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Always®, Ambi Pur®, Ariel®, Bounty®, Charmin®, Crest®, Dawn®, Downy®, Fairy®, Febreze®, Gain®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Lenor®, Olay®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, SK-II®, Tide®, Vicks®, and Whisper®. The P&G community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide.

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