Events

2017

Upcoming Events

-April

Chiesi - Group meeting for Neonatology department ‘Curosurf updates’, NMC Royal hospital meeting room, Abu Dhabi, UAE

20 April 2017

Small presentation was given for Neonatology Doctors at the NMC Royal hospital , Abu Dhabi, UAE on 20th April .2017

The discussion covered the following topics:

  • Curosurf and its superiority
  • How to use it for the premature babies
  • Curosurf composition and its storage.                                      

More than 4 Neonatology doctors and 10 Nurses attend the Meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALL NCH BRANDS - The 2nd Pharmacy Practice Update Dubai, Al Baraha Hospital

21 April 2017

NCH continued its streak of educating the Pharmacists with CME programs by conducting the 2nd Pharmacy Practice Update Symposium on 21st April, 2017 at Al Baraha Hospital, Dubai. The program was organized in affiliation with Al Baraha Hospital and the Ministry of Health.

Eight lectures were delivered by leading professors of Pharmacy colleges of UAE and KOL’s from the market. The program was accredited with 4 CME points from MOH.

383 Pharmacists and Assistant Pharmacists attended the program and all NCH brands had their stall with product displays. Guests were treated with goody bags containing samples and gift items.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - YEAR OF GIVING FREE MEDICAL CAMP, AL BARSHA PARK, DUBAI

27-29 APRIL 2017

Year of giving free medical camp was a mega event organized by DHA, Dubai Municipality and other organizations to benefit people. Many major hospitals and companies participated for this noble cause. Vitabiotics participated by providing free medical samples and some gifts.

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - GYNE- LAPAROSCOPY CME, KHORFAKKAN HOSPITAL

28 APRIL 2017

Gyn Laparoscopy CME was organized by International Modern Hospital, Dubai at Khorfakkan hospital. VB was a major sponsor of the event where we had our product banners and stall. Around 50 doctors participated in the event and we distributed our goody bags to the Doctors.

 

 

 

 

 

-March

VITABIOTICS - Advances in Respiratory Medicine, Al Ghurair Rayhaan, Dubai

3 March 2017

CME program entitled “Advances in respiratory medicine” was organized by Chiesi in association with Vitabiotics & Nature’s Way. The program was in affiliation with Saudi German Hospital and was attended by around 80 doctors. The event was accredited with 5 CME points from DHA.

Doctors were introduced to the latest range of VB products by VB team and gifts were distributed to doctors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - DIABETES CONFERENCE, METROPOLITAN HOTEL DUBAI

3 MARCH 2017

Diabetes conference was organized by Catalyst Training Company to prorogate latest updates on diabetic treatment and maintenance and NCH participated as a sponsor. It was a one day program on 3rd March. Diabetone was introduced during the event.

 

 

 

 

 

Chiesi - Advances in Respiratory Medicine, Al Ghurair Rayhaan

3rd March 2017

Chiesi in affiliation with Saudi German Hospital, organized a full day conference entitled “Advances in Respiratory Medicine”. Different topics specialized in Pulmonology Medicine Topics were covered during the event. More than 120 physicians attended the conference which was accredited with 6 hours DHA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - Sharjah police medical campaign, Sharjah police

7 MARCH 2017

Vitabiotics participated in this campaign by offering Osteocare & Diabetone samples for the Sharjah police employees.  

 

 

 

 

 

Chiesi & Vitabiotics – Duphat, Dubai International convention & Exhibition Centre

7-9 March 2017

DUPHAT – Dubai International Pharmaceuticals and Technologies Conference and Exhibition (DUPHAT) has evolved to be one of the most important annual pharmaceutical events, since its inception in 1995.The event is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance, UAE and President of Dubai Health Authority.

DUPHAT serves as the convergence point for pharmacists, physicians, scientists, marketing professionals, researchers, paramedical professionals, drug developers, dealers, agents, manufacturers, distributors, medical representatives, clinicians, pharmaceutical analysts & consultants, product specialists, key decision makers, pharmacy practitioners, trade visitors & academia.

New Country healthcare participated representing Chiesi & Vitabiotic Brand and many attendees visited our booth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - CELEBRATING YOU & YOUR HEALTH, Dubai Ladies Club, Jumeirah

8 MARCH 2017

Vitabiotics sponsored Women’s Fertility and Wellness Awareness Talk by dr. Bohairah el geyoushi (medical director and consultant gynecologist, orchid health care) at Dubai ladies club, Jumeirah. 70 plus elite Dubai ladies club members participated.

Vitabiotics & Neocell had a stall and presented the attendees with goody bags and samples.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - FUJAIRAH HEALTH CAMP, FUJ. IND. AREA FUJAIRAH

9 MARCH 2017

Fujairah health camp was organized by Al Sharq hospital to check general health status of workers at Fujairah industrial Area and VB participated as a sponsor. It was a one-day program on 9th March. We had our own promotion banners at the venue and we distributed our goody bags to the workers.

 

 

 

 

 

3F Show, Intercontinental- Abu Dhabi

11 March 2017

NCH has participated in The Annual Food, Fitness and Fashion Show which was held on March 11th, 2017 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi, hosting a record number of attendees.

Our booth included beneficial supplements for women health and wellbeing, while patient counceling sessions were provided throughout the event day.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chiesi - Gulf Thoracic, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Dubai, UAE

15 to 18 March 2017

The GulfThoracic Congress 2017 is the eighth joint meeting of the Saudi Thoracic Society (STS) and the Emirates Allergy and Respiratory Society (EARS), in collaboration with the American Thoracic Society (ATS), European Respiratory Society (ERS), and European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS). With special participation from The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA, The Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, UK, and Saudi Society for Respiratory Care (SSRC).

GT2017 was held at the Grand Hyatt Dubai, UAE on 15-18 March 2017.

CHIESI FARMACEUTICI S.p.A. contributed as the bronze sponsor with an exhibition booth which showed the strong presence of Foster in the Gulf Region.

We were honored by the presence of Mr Maco Ruggiero, Mr Matteo Varnier, Mrs. Lizandra Tavares from International Markets Development Division – IMDD Chiesi Italy.

Chiesi sponsored a symposium entitled “Small Airways in Obstructive Lung Diseases: Impact of an EXTRAFINE combination on symptom control”. Dr Dr. Bassam Mahboud head of pulmonary department in Rashid Hospital gave a lectured entitled “The role of small airways in asthma and COPD” & Professor Omar Usmani Reader in Respiratory Medicine & Consultant Physician from Imperial College London & Royal Brompton Hospital, UK gave a lecture entitled “Treating the small airways in asthma and COPD: Getting it EXTRAFINE”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


21st Century – Al Noor Hospital Gynecologists Group Meeting, Khalifa Street, Shangri-La Hotel

17 March 2017

The objective of the even to Invite the gynecologists doctors of Al Noor hospital in Khalifa Street  for round discussion table regarding our products (prenatal +DHA , calcium plus , folic acid , Iron 27 mg)

5 doctors attended the meetings and it was good   opportunity to meet with doctors outside their clinics, specially it’s not allowed to the medical representatives to visit the doctors there.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - Dubai Police Medical Campaign, Dubai police Clinic

20 MARCH 2017

Vitabiotics participated in this campaign with Neocell by offering Osteocare and Feroglobin sample and gifts items for the Dubai police employees and local patents. Around 150 patients attended the campaign.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - Mother’s Day, NMC Hospital Al Ain

21 March, 2017

An event was organized by VB team in Al Ain, and as gesture of appreciation from VB to its loyal doctors, gifts were distributed to Gynecology Department doctors at NMC Al Ain Hospital.

 

 

 

 

 

Chiesi – 3rd Latifa Hospital International Pediatrics & Neonatology Conference, Intercontinental Dubai Festival City

23 -25 March 2017

Latifa Women and Children Hospital- Dubai Health Authority (DHA) cordially organized the “3rd Latifa Hospital International Pediatric and Neonatal Conference” (LHPNC 2017) which was held from 23rd – 25th March 2017 in Dubai – UAE.

LHPNC 2017 united clinicians, international and regional experts who showed latest developments and studies in Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery and Neonatology fields.

More than 200 consultants & specialist neonatology doctors attend the conference which was CME accredited by the DHA. It covered 11 sessions and 8 workshops with focus on various sub-specialties in Pediatrics and Neonatology.

Chiesi team present Curosurf as a leading surfactant in the world & available now in the UAE Market.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - ROLL UP YOUR SLEEVE AND GIVE BLOOD, BLOOD DONATION CAMP AT MADINA MALL MUHASNAH IN ASSOCIATION WITH UNICARE MEDICAL CENTRE & DHA

24 MARCH 2017

As a part of CSR activities, Vitabiotics sponsored the Blood Donation Camp organized by Unicare Medica Centre in association with DHA. Around 150 plus donors gathered. Vitabiotics offered them Feroglobin caps samples.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS, ORDESA, CHIESI & NATURE’S WAY - Advances in Pediatrics & Neonatology, Ghurair Rayhaan by Rotana, Dubai

31 March 2017

CME program for Pediatricians with the title of “Advances in Pediatrics & Neonatology” was organized and attended by 213 doctors on Friday 31th March. The program had 7 lectures from 7 prominent speakers and 2 Panel Discussions. The event was organized in collaboration with Zuelkha Hospital and was accredited with 7.5 CME points.

Doctors were introduced to the latest range of VB products by VB team also gifts were distributed to doctors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

- February

VITABIOTICS - Update in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hilton Hotel, Al Ain

3th Feb, 2017

Vitabiotics was one of the major sponsors of “Update in obstetrics and gynecology” CME program organized by Ain Al Khaleej Hospital which was accredited with 7 CME points. More than 150 doctors attended the program and we introduced our new products Pregnacare Breastfeeding, Pregnacare Liquid and Feroglobin Fizz.

 

 

 

 

 

NCH - 5th Pediatric & Neonatal International Conference UHS, Intercontinental, Festival City DUBAI

9 - 10 Feb 2017

Chiesi, Vitabiotics & Ordesa teams sponsored the 5th Pediatric & Neonatal international Conference UHS (University Hospital Sharjah) which was held on 9 – 10 February 2017 at The Intercontinental Hotel, festival city- Dubai. The program included Neonatal & Pediatric expertise speakers (international and regional). Topics focused on common and updated scientific knowledge. It included an oral presentation and workshop.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - UAE NATIONAL SPORTS DAY, Emirates University, Al Ain UAE

16th Feb, 2017

NCH sponsored the UAE National Sports Day organized by UAE University and showcased Vitabiotics, NOW and ALIVE products and distributed Wellman T-Shirts and Gifts to the students.

 

 

 

 

 

Chiesi - Curosurf Global Workshop 2017, GRAND HOTEL DE LA VILLE, Parma - Italy

22-23 February

Chiesi International Markets Development Division (IMDD) organized Curosurf Global Workshop 2017 which took place in Parma on February 22 – 23.

This was the first international marketing workshop where all IMDD partners, coming from Europe, APAC, Middle East, Maghreb and America were met to share experiences, case histories, commercial strategies and future projects about the world’s leading surfactant.

This was the perfect occasion to celebrate Curosurf 25 years on the market, since its first launch in 1992, and all the successes which achieved.

UAE team has been nominated for the best Curosurf brand plan from Middle East & Latin America.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

- January

VITABIOTICS - Advances in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Le Meridien Hotel, Airport Road, Dubai

6th January 2017

A CME program was organized by Vitabiotics in collaboration with Emirates Obs-Gyn Society for launching Pregnacare Breastfeeding, Liquid & Feroglobin Fizz on 6th Jan, 2017 at Le Meridien Hotel Dubai. 8 different topics ranging from Infertility to Gyne-Laparoscopy to Obstetric care were discussed. Dr. Wafaa Ayesh, Director of the Clinical Nutrition from Dubai Health Authority, spoke about the Role of Nutrients for infertile couples.

Medical Brochures, Gifts and samples were distributed to all the attendees. A total of 285 Gynecologists attended the event which was accredited with 6 CME points from MOH.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - Woman & Child Health, Dusit Thani, ABUDHABI

14th January 2017

Woman & Child Health program was organized by Yas Healthcare at Dusit Thani where mothers were given lectures about healthcare. Vitabiotics participated by giving away free samples and gifts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chiesi - 7thEmirates Otorhinolaryngology Audiology & Communication Disorders congress, Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City

18 - 20 January 2017

Chiesi sponsored the 7th Emirates Otorhinolaryngology Audiology and Communication Disorders Congress. The French ENT Society presented an international congress which covered all aspects of Otorhinolaryngology, Audiology & Communication Disorders.

ENT doctors shared their experiences and discussed breakthroughs in various specialist fields.  It had several live surgical pre-congress workshops on state of the art anatomical specimens.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - EMIRATES OBS/GYN FERTILITY FORUM, AL BUSTAN ROTANA DUBAI

21ST JANUARY

The EOGFF was organized by Emirates Obs/Gyn Society to propagate latest updates on gynecology field with workshops and VB participated as a sponsor. It was a three-day program from 19th Jan to 21st Jan. We had our own promotion stall where we introduced all our products, including our new products Feroglobin Fizz, Pregnacare Breastfeeding and Pregnacare Liquid. samples and gifts were handed to the attendees. Around 350 doctors attended the congress and the event was accredited with 20.75 CME points.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NCH CYCLE MEETING, VILLA ROTANA– DUBAI

24 Jan -2017

NCH cycle meeting was organized for the Management, Sales Executives and Medical Representatives of NCH.  The two-day conference discussed different presentations with sharing experience between NCH brands aside from the skillful presentation that will enhance and update performance and skills of each employee.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - Beary Community Sports Day, Thumbay Cricket Grounds

27th Jan

It was a community Sports Day for Beary Society at Thumbay Grounds, Ajman where Vitabiotics was one of the sponsors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - Updates in Gyne-Laparoscopy, Le Meridien Hotel ABUDHABI

27 January 2017

Updates on Gyne-Laparoscopy was organized by IMH hospital in collaboration with Vitabiotics. The program featured well-known Laparoscopic surgeons like Dr. Hafeez Ur Rahaman & Dr. Nikita Trehan. Around 200 Obs-Gyn doctors attended the program which was accredited with 6.5 CME points. During the event, new range of Pregnacare and Feroglobin Fizz were introduced to the doctors. Samples and gifts were distributed to the attendees.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - 2ND ANNUAL PEDIATRIC CONFERENCE ON PEDIATRIC SUB-SPECIALTIES & NEONATOLOGY, JUMEIRAH ETIHAD TOWERS; ABUDHABI

27TH OF JANUARY 2017

The 2nd Annual Pediatric sub specialties and Neonatology Conference was sponsored by Vitabiotics at Jumeirah Etihad Towers Abu Dhabi. There were more than 200 Doctors participated in the conference. The program was organized by NMC and the speakers were from NMC Royal Hospital. All the attendees received goody bags with Gifts from VB.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NCH - Arab Health, Exhibition Center – Dubai

30 Jan -2 Feb -2017

NCH exhibited during the Arab Health which is one of the largest gatherings of healthcare and trade professionals in the MENA region. 4,400 of the world's leading healthcare companies from 70 countries were exhibiting. It was a great opportunity to welcome back our partners from different parts of the world. Arab Health presented a great platform to expand our business within the MENA region.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21st century - Principal meeting, JW Marriot – DUBAI

31 January 2017

An Annual meeting for 21st century with different distributors from MENA region was held last 31 January 2017.  There were different presentations from the attendees sharing their experiences in line with brand.

 

2016

-December

Vitabiotics - UAE Solidarity Walk 2016, Al Mamzar Beach

2 Dec 2016

UAE Solidarity Walk (3 km) was organized by “Hamdan Bin Mohammed “ community sports initiative and Dubai Sports Council in association with Vitabiotics on 2 Dec 2016, the UAE National Day. Around 400 plus participants gathered for the event.  Vitabiotics offered goody bags to all the participants & exhibited VB product range.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chiesi - Updates in Gynecology and Neonatology Conference, Zulekha Hospital Sharjah

9 Dec 2016

Chiesi was one of the Gold sponsors for Gynecology and Neonatology Conference which was held in Zulekha Hospital in Sharjah. The program was attended by many Neonatologists and it was accredited with 4.5 CME hours by MOH.

Chiesi presented Curosurf as a world leading surfactant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOW - ASDC Annual Party, Hilton, Abu Dhabi

12 Dec 2016

NOW was one of the sponsors in the Annual Party of ASDC medical center.  A Certificate of Appreciation was given to honor our support during their annual event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vitabiotics - The 2nd Annual Dubai Pediatric Club Conference, Al Ghurair Rayhaan Rotana Hotel, Dubai

16 Dec 2016

"The 2nd Annual Dubai Pediatric Club Conference" was organized by Vitabiotics, Ordesa & Chiesi on 16th Dec, 2016 at Al Ghurair Rayhaan Rotana Hotel.

The program was a great scientific feast, with 11 speakers giving trending topics in Pediatrics/Neonatology and case presentations. The conference witnessed the biggest panel discussion with around 20 panelists participating and discussing about the hottest queries the Club members have.

285 Pediatrics/Neonatologists attended the event and we presented with a 20 mins presentation about Vitabiotics Pedia range and Ordesa range. All the delegates received a goody bag with samples and gift items.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chiesi & NOW - “Interpretation of Rheumatic Investigations”, Khalidya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana

22 December 2016

Chiesi and Now sponsored Ortho Club Meeting which was held on 22 December at Khalidya Palace Rayhaan, Abu Dhabi.  10 Ortho doctors were present at the event. The Consultant Rheumatologist of Mediclinic Hospital, Dr Atheer Al Ansari gave the lecture about “Interpretation of Rheumatic Investigations”.  There was a small presentation on Brexin and some NOW products which were then followed by a dinner.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

-November

Chiesi, Now & Enzymedica - Ear, Nose & Throat Updates, Beach Rotana, Abu Dhabi

4 November 2016

Chiesi, Now & Enzymedica in affiliation with Al Prime medical Centre Abu Dhabi organize a full day conference  entitled ” Ear, Nose & Throat Updates”  with speakers from different private & government hospitals .

More than 120 physicians attended the event. Chiesi presented Rinoclenil which shows a good market share in Steroids nasal sprays market.   The meeting was accredited by 4.5 hours from MOH.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCALE conference – Conrad Hotel, Dubai

4 November 2016

NOW co-sponsored SCALE (Stemi Care for ALl in Emirates) Annual Meeting held in Conrad Hotel, Dubai on November 11th, 2016.  It was a full day accredited meeting of regional and international cardiologists, physicians and other healthcare professionals.  It aimed to create awareness among all healthcare professionals and society for the earliest care of heart attack patients, to prevent deaths, prolong survival and avoid damage to the heart muscle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An Update Ear, Nose &Throat – Rotana Beach Hotel Abu Dhabi

4 November 2016

NCH, Chiesi, and NOW co-sponsored an event that was organized by Prime Medical center.  It was an MOH accredited meeting for ENT doctors and healthcare professionals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sun & Sand Sports Event, Skydive Dubai

4-5 November 2016

The marketing campaign that's been going on for 6 months across BTL & ATL platforms, guaranteed a wide and a very strong attendance of the right targeted audience. Athletes and fitness gurus were among the attendees who were attracted to our prime location to try our samples and interactive games.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - THE SIXTH EXHIBITION AND FORUM OF HEALTH, NUTRITION & FITNESS, UAE University, Al Ain

6 - 9 NOV 2016

The Sixth Exhibition and Forum of Health, Nutrition & Fitness was organized by UAE University of Al Ain and Vitabiotics had a stall showcasing our major products. More than 1000 visitors attended the exhibition and were gifted with samples and goody bags from Vitabiotics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - International Holy Quran Award Competition for Women, Movenpick Hotel, Dubai

6-18 November

For the First time, Dubai Government in association with Dubai Municipality organized International Holy Quran Award Competition for Women at Movenpick Hotel, Dubai from 6th Nov to 18th Nov. The prize distribution ceremony was at Movenpick Hotel, Dubai, where Vitabiotics had a stall at the venue and goodies with samples of VB were distributed to all the participants and visitors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dubai International Conference on Applied Nutrition (future food live), World Trade Centre

7-9 November 2016

Held in the well-known WTC, along with two other interesting exhibitions, guaranteed a very niche group of visitors, lots of university students were there, and they were all young dietitians very eager and interested to know about our healthy range of items.

Many business opportunities came across, and we managed to close some deals with school catering companies and lots of cafe's.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABU DHABI OBSTETRIC - GYNEC MONTHLY CLUB MEETING

9 November 2016

NCH & NOW together with the Gynecologist Club of Abu Dhabi organized an MOH accredited meeting for gynecologist and health professionals. There were 100 attendees present during the event.

The conference covered two important topics “Obstetric Care in Diabetic Management of diabetic mother” and Special Nutrients for Women’s Health” which was given by Dr. Saleema Wani of Al Corniche Hospital in Abu Dhabi and Neil Levin, Senior Nutrition Educationist from USA respectively.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SABCO Golf Day Tournament

10 November 2016

The South African Business Council (SABCO) held its’ Golf Day at the Arabian ranch on November 10th.  There were around 200 visitors and players present during the event including H.E. Mr. M K Lekgoro, the South African Ambassador to UAE.  NCH conducted sampling and tasting of our MadeGood, Emco and Totally Wild Juices and goody bags were given away to the players.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chiesi Incentive trip, Diamond Cliff Resort & SPA, Patong Beach,  Phuket, Thailand

10 – 15 November 2016

NCH Management rewarded an incentive trip to Chiesi Team (Stars) for their outstanding performance in 2015. Chiesi team spent 4 days in Phuket. They experienced a lot of fun activities such as Elephant Safari, kayaking in sea caves.  Our team also enjoyed the beautiful sceneries in Phuket like James Bond Island, Big Buddha, & Fanta Sea.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women and Child Health, Al Ghurair Rayhaan Rotana, Dubai

11 November 2016

NCH & NOW in collaboration with Al Garhoud Hospital organized an MOH accredited meeting for pediatric, gynecologist and healthcare professionals entitled Women & Child Health. There were more than 150 attendees during the event.

The conference was very important to create awareness among all health professionals about women & child health aiming for a healthier life in our society.

The full day accredited meeting by 5 CME, had local speakers and international speakers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - Medical Camp, Dulsco Village, Al Quoz , Dubai

11 November

Dulsco Medical centre in association with Ajman Medical college organized a medical camp for the blue colored employees of Al Quoz Industrial area, where 1000 deserving patients were treated by 25 doctors of different specialties. Vitabiotics sponsored samples for this camp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - WIAD (women in Abu Dhabi), City Seasons Hotel, Abu Dhabi

November 14, 2016

Vitabiotics participated in the awareness program for Women in Abu Dhabi in cooperation with British clinic. Lectures were given about Feminine Health & Modern Technology.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chiesi - FOSTER GLOBAL Workshop, Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort, Phuket, Thailand

15 – 17 November 2016

Chiesi IMDD arranged FOSTER GLOBAL Workshop which was held in Phuket from the 15th to the 17th of November 2016.  Chiesi celebrated 10 years since the first launch of Foster in Germany in 2006.

There were 24 representatives from different countries who attended the global workshop.

UAE has been nominated for the best Foster brand plan for 2017. Moreover, Chiesi UAE represented excellent brand performance with growth 27% than 2015. The workshop covered different topics for the role of Foster in treatment of Asthma & COPD.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AIDA CONFERENCE, 2ND ABUDHABI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION IN DERMATOLOGY & AESTHETICS

17-18 November 2016

Now participated in the AIDA event which was MOH accredited meeting for dermatologists and skin care professionals. We have highlighted the importance of NOW products for hea

lthy Hair, skin & nails.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - MEDICINE UPDATE, Le Meridien Hotel & Conference Center, Airport Road, Dubai

17-18 NOV 2016

Vitabiotics conducted the biggest CME entitled Medicine Update on 17-18th Nov, 2016 at Le Meridien Hotel & Conference Center, Dubai, in collaboration with Zulekha Hospital, Dubai.

Prof. Ajit Lalvani, Associate director of Vitabiotics & Chair of Infectious Diseases, Imperial College London, was the Keynote speaker wherein he presented 2 keynote lectures each on a day entitled “The global burden of chronic diseases and what we can do about it?”  and “TB and Flu: Tackling Pandemics with T-cells”. Apart from Prof. Ajit lectures, there were other 14 speakers from different Emirates and India, who delivered different lectures on Endocrinology, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Neurology, Gastroenterology etc.

660 doctors attended the program with a few delegates from Oman, Qatar & Jordan. The program was accredited with 13 CME points from MOH UAE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dubai Nutrition Conference, Intercontinental Festival City

17-19 November

Was a purely scientific conference, with an interesting number of doctors and dietitians coming from all over GCC, Lebanon and Jordan who were interested in having our products in their countries. 

Our prime location in the "Nutrition Market" gave us the privilege and the ease to explain about our products in the best way possible, plus guaranteed a wider exposure from VIP participants

The event was nature friendly and banned the use of plastic, instead the stands were made out of recyclable material.

Well known speakers had interesting seminars and shared new ideas. The event, held by the well-known dietitian "Wafaa Ayesh" could only bring in more business opportunities coming from VIP customers both internationally and locally.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - 3F SHOW, MUSIC HALL ZABEEL SARAY, PALM JUMEIRAH.DUBAI

19 NOVEMBER 2016

The Women’s 3F show is into its 14th Year and NCH being a partner since long time. The program showcases and exhibition promoting Fashion, Food and Fitness plus health talks and fashion shows. A huge crowd of 500 elite ladies attended the event and NCH had a stall showcasing Various Beauty related products from Vitabiotics, Neocell, 21st Century, NOW and Alive along with Healthy food section.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - PREGNANT AWARENESS AND BREASTFEEDING DAY, DUBAI POLICE CLINIC

2123 NOVEMBER 2016

Pregnant awareness and Breast feeding day was organized by the gynecologists and pediatric team at Dubai police clinic, for their staff and their families.

Around 175 staff attended the function which provided awareness lectures. Vitabiotics showcased products related to Pregnant and Breastfeeding mothers & directly interacted with the consumers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VITABIOTICS - UNIVERSAL CHILDRENS DAY, BELHOUL EUROPEAN HOSPITAL

26 NOVEMBER 2016

VB sponsored “THE UNIVERSAL CHILDRENS DAY“organized by BELHOUL EUROPEAN HOSPITAL DUBAI. There were around 75 families gathered with their kids.  The event had fun and frolic activities for the kids like face painting, magic show, balloon tricks etc. At the end all the kids received a goody bag of compliments from Vitabiotics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chiesi - ENT Group Meeting “Paediatric airways“, Park Rotana Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE    

30 November 2016

Chiesi arranged a group meeting for ENT doctors of Al Mafraq Hospital which was held in Park Rotana Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE on 30th November 2016.

The Meeting covered the topics on “Paediatric airways” by Dr. Safeena ENT Consultant at Al Mafraq Hospital and it was followed by presentation Introducing Beclomethasone Dipropionate Nasal Spray and inhaler – It`s Mechanism and benefits .

The event was chaired by Dr. Ameen Al Menhaly, Head of ENT Department in Mafraq Hospital.

More than 15 consultants & specialist doctors attended the event. The Feedback was excellent.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

- October

 

Neocell - ICAAM, DICC, Dubai

9 October 2016

Neocell participated in the recent ICAAM (International Congress in Aesthetics, Anti-Ageing Medicine & Medical Spa) held in Dubai World Trade Centre on 9 October 2016.  

ICAAM is a two-day event with scientific sessions, actual demonstrations, discussions and workshops in aesthetic dermatology, anti-ageing and plastic surgery. Leaders from various medical aesthetic fields provided an in-depth exposure to specific techniques, technologies and developments to implement into their practice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enzymedica – 2nd International Symposium for Food Intolerance & Digestive Health

10 October 2016

Enzymedica participated in one of the biggest events about Food Intolerance held at Al Murooj Rotana on October 10th, 2016. The conference was organized by Babirus which includes a number of international and local speakers during the event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chiesi - 2nd Abu Dhabi Ambulatory Healthcare International Congress (ADAHIC), ADNEC

13 - 18 of October 2016

Chiesi was honored in one of the most important events in UAE, 2nd Abu Dhabi Ambulatory Healthcare International Congress (ADAHIC) which was held in ADNEC. There were more than 1300 healthcare professionals from Gulf Region who were present in the congress.

The main theme of congress this year was "Building bridges towards world-class ambulatory healthcare". The theme aims to reflect on the inherent multidisciplinary nature of ambulatory healthcare and consequently on the importance of teamwork as a building block of any robust ambulatory healthcare system. The central image for our conference serves as a symbol for this theme, and is an iconic symbol of Abu Dhabi, a city with a great cultural tradition, unique, world-class tourist attractions and places to visit and discover.

Building on the success of the first congress which hosted 2310 attendee last year, this year’s congress brings to the region the famous AAFP board review faculty and high quality content that family physicians travel to US to attend every year and it is expected to improve the practice and training to match the international standards of high quality training. In addition to the main tracks of (AAFP, PCMH, Rural Medicine, Dental, Pharmacy, Nursing, Radiology, Community Medicine & Resident Board Reviews).

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 Chiesi - Respiratory Workshop, Saudi German Hospital Dubai

16 October 2016

Chiesi sponsored a meeting to the Healthcare providers of Saudi German Hospital Dubai entitled “Respiratory Workshop” on 16 October 2016.

The workshop tackled updates on respiratory diseases and there were more than 30 staff from Saudi German Hospital Dubai who attended the meeting.

Dr. Faisal Asad - Head of the Pulmonology Department thanked Chiesi for sponsoring such beneficial educational workshop and highlighted Chiesi as a Partner in delivering such Educational programs.

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Chiesi - ENT-Club “Alain Area”, Rotana Hotel, Abu Dhabi, Alain, UAE

17 October 2016

Chiesi in affiliation with Al Ain Hospital sponsored ENT Club’s “Al-Ain Area” which was held in Rotana Hotel, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, UAE on 17 October.

The Event covered the following topics:

  • Unusual Cases of Otology and Audiology presented by Dr. Ayman Helal (ENT specialist) from Al Madar Medical Center
  • Rinoclenil Presentation

Dr. Elizabeth - Head of ENT in Al Ain Hospital chaired the session and the Chiesi team presented Rinoclenil as a newly governmental introduced nasal spray in the world and it is available now in the UAE Market.  There were more than 15 consultants & ENT specialist who attended the event thus the feedback for educational content was excellent.

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VITABIOTICS - Love Your Bones, Dubai Police Academy & Dubai Police Department - Transport & Rescue

24 – 25 October

Vitabiotics was one of the sponsors in the Osteoporosis Awareness Program entitled “Love Your Bones” was done for the Police staff at Police academy and Dubai Police Department of transport and rescue on 24th & 25th Oct respectively. The program was organized Dr. Hadiah Kayiaseh, General Secretary of Emirates Osteoporosis Society, where she delivered lecture on Osteoporosis Awareness. Around 100 Police staff on benefitted from the program and we distributed Osteocare samples and gifts to the attendees.

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VITABIOTICS - Breast Cancer Awareness Program, Ain Al Khaleej Hospital, Al Ain

27 October

Breast Cancer Awareness program was organized by Ain Al Khaleej Hospital, Al Ain and Vitabiotics sponsored the program. A lecture on breast cancer was delivered to the attendees and everyone received goody bags with samples and gifts from VB.

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- September

ENZYMEDICA, NEOCELL & OCTOBER PHARMA – World Pharmacist Day, Radisson Blue Sharjah

28 Sept 2016

Several brands from NCH participated in the celebration of the World Pharmacist Day held at Radisson Blue in Sharjah with the attendance of large number of Pharmacy managers from the group of pharmacies, individual pharmacy managers and fresh graduate pharmacists.

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- July

21st century - Group Meeting for Al Noor Hospital Al Ain Doctors, Rayhana  Rotana  Hotel

July 2016

21st Century conducted a session with the doctors of Al Noor Hospital in Al Ain held in Rayhaan Rotana.  It was a successful meeting regarding our products particularly Prenatal and Calcium Plus.  There were 22 attendees and the meeting was followed by a dinner with more discussion on the most FAQ.

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Vitabiotics - Mediclinic City Hospital Gynec Team Round Table Meeting, Boardwalk Restaurant Dubai Hyaat Creek Park Hotel

27 July 2016

A round table meeting was set up for the Gynecology department of Mediclinic City hospital wherein 8 Gynecs and 4 support staff attended the meeting. We introduced Conception range to them and detailed other products as well. All participants were given goody bags from Vitabiotics and Dr. Jennifer, who is leaving the hospital soon, was gifted with A&D BP Monitor.

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- June

Chiesi - Neonatal Nutrition Day “Putting it into Practice”, Sheraton Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE

4 June 2016

Chiesi in affiliation with Corniche Hospital Abu Dhabi sponsored the Neonatal Nutrition Day  entitled “Putting it into Practice” which was held in Sheraton Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE on 4 June.

Dr. Julian Eason (Head of NICU Corniche Hospital) chaired the sessions.  The conference covered the following topics: Calorific requirements - Pre & Probiotics - Parenteral Nutrition - Breast milk –Protein intake - Growth Consequences.

More than 60 consultants attended the conference & specialist neonatology doctors, Chiesi team presented Curosurf as a leading surfactant in the world. The feedback for educational content was excellent.

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Enzymedica - Medicina Iftar

19 June 2016

Enzymedica organized an Iftar event and gathering with the staff of Medicina Pharmacy group in Ramadan, June of 2016. 

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Vitabiotics - Iftar Party, Kempinski Hotel Ajman

21 June 2016

Vitabiotics organized an Iftarevent for the Amina Hospital staff. Amina Hospital is a new and most potential hospital for the elite class patients in Ajman.  The event was organized to build a good relationship with the kol’s of hospital. There were around 200 staff who came and each one of them were gifted with goodie bags from Vitabiotics.

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NCH Chiesi& Vitabiotics - IftarParty for Zahra Hospital staff, Crowne Plaza Dubai 

23 June 2016

Chiesi and Vitabiotics sponsored the Iftar party for Zahra Hospital last 23 June 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Dubai.  There were around 300 staff of AZHD who participated in the event& all the guests were given goodie bags with gifts and samples. Raffle draws were carried out and the winners were gifted with valuable gift hampers.

Chiesi team also presented Foster and its important role in asthma control in the UAE.

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Vitabiotics - Free Medical Camp with Dubai Municipality, MuhaisnahIftar Tent, Dubai

27 June 2016

As a part of Dubai Municipality’s campaign called “The effectiveness of the Health during fasting” Vitabiotics in association with Aster Clinics conducted a Free Medical camp for the blue color workers of Muhaisnah Labour camp on 22nd Day of Ramadan at the Iftar Tent. Around 2,500 laborers attended this event and free medical check-up was conducted for them.All patients were given free samples of Osteocare, Feroglobin and Diabetone.

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Vitabiotics - Drawing Competition, City Centre, Sharjah

30 June 2016

Vitabiotics sponsored an event called “Save our Environment” together with City Centre Sharjah.  The program was a drawing competition for kids ages 5 to 12 and aims to create awareness about our environment.  There were around 175 children who participated in this fun-filled drawing competition and each kid received a goody bag of Wellkid after the event.

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- May

Chiesi - World Asthma Day 2016, Mafraq Hospital

3May 2016

World Asthma Day is celebrated yearly during the month of May that is why May is known as the Asthma Awareness Month which aims to encourage the people to take care of their asthma.

As a part of our corporate social responsibility program, Chiesi celebrated Asthma world day in Mafraq Hospital (Abu Dhabi Government Hospital) by arranging educational activities for the patients in the hospital. Our goal was to create awareness about asthma control.

Asthma vital signs were measured by a spirometer and a peak flow meter, while the physicians explained to patients about asthma diagnosis and control.

Chiesi team used “How to use Foster “& Foster placebo to explain to the patients the steps of using their inhalers. The event was very successful as we were able to increase awareness for Asthma.

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Ordesa, 4th Annual Elite Ped.GI Congress, Abu Dhabi

4-6 May 2016

Ordesa co-sponsored the 4th Annual Elite Ped.GI Congress, with 8 CME hours, and over 300 doctors attending from the UAE and the GCC. There was excellent brand awareness (Ordesa) through distribution of Ordesa bags with detailing material. The feedback from the doctors was very good.

Participating in this congress was:

PASPGHAN, (Pan Arab Societies of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition)

NASPGHAN, (North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition)

BSPGHAN, (British Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition)

SASPGHAN, (Saudi Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition)

SKMC (Shk. Khalifa Medical city hospital, Abu Dhabi)

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Neocell - Makeup workshop with makeup artist AsmaLootah, DusitThaniHotel,Dubai

6-7 May 2016

Neocell participated in the make-up workshop held in Dusit Thani Hotel from 6-7 May 2016.  It was a two-day event and we had the opportunity to introduce our brand to those who attended the program.

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Chiesi - International Conference on Asthma, Sheikh Zayed Centre for Conferences and Exhibitions of AUST Campus – Ajman.

9-10, May 2016

Ajman University of Science and Technology  (AUST), College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is organized “INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ASTHMA - “Improving the Lung Health in the UAE”, last May 9-10, 2016at Sheikh Zayed Centre for Conferences and Exhibitions of AUST Campus – Ajman.

The event was organized under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Ajman in collaboration with The Ministry of Health.

The goals of the conference were:

To improve lung health and quality of asthma care in the UAE.

To promote the opportunities for collaborative research in asthma. 

To apply recent scientific inventions in the management of asthma and COPD.

The target audience for the conference included physicians, pharmacists, nurses, medical students, trainees and technicians from UAE, and the conference was accredited with 9 CME hours.

Chiesi was the Silver sponsors representing Foster.  Moreover, Chiesi sponsored 50 physicians to attend the conference. The feedback was positive on the educational content of the program.

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Enzymedica - Update in Internal Medicine 2016, Ain Alkhaleej Hospital, Hilton Hotel – Alain

13 May 2016

Enzymedica participated in the Update in Internal Medicine event which was held in Hilton Hotel Al Ain.  There conference was accredited with 7 CME hours. About 250 pharmacists and nurses attended the program and the feedback was positive.

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Chiesi - Police clinic Asthma day, Police Clinic, Dubai

15 May 2016

As a part of our corporate social responsibility program, Chiesi arranged an educational activity for the patients in police clinic. Our goal was to create awareness for patients in Dubai police clinic about asthma control and how to diagnose asthma.

Asthma vital signs were measured by spirometer and peak flow meter while the physicians explained to patient’s asthma diagnosis and control.

Chiesi team used “How to use Foster “to explain to the patients the steps of using their inhalers. The event was very successful as we increased awareness for Asthma & smoking.

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Chiesi - How to Minimize Lung Injury in Newborn Babies, Sheraton Sharjah

17 May 2016

Chiesi&Ordesa in affiliation with GMC organized one CME hour for 20 Neonatology doctors. Dr. Zareen Fasih (Professor of Pediatrics Consultant Neonatologist Gulf Medical University), presented a lecture about “HOW TO MINIMIZE LUNG INJURY IN NEWBORN BABIES”, as she shared her experience with Curosurf in GMC Hospital.

Chiesi team presented Curosurf as a leading surfactant in the world. The feedback about educational content was excellent.

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Neocell - Business ladies of Dubai, Saroja Rest. Marina

17 May 2016

Neocell was one of the participants in the Business ladies of Dubai held in Saroja Restaurant in Marina last 17 May 2016.  A huge amount of ladies attended and they were so interested in skin Care and Beauty advice.

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Neocell - Health Endowment – Dubai Customs Airport, Dubai International Airport, Dubai

17-25 May 2016

Neocell participated in the event by distributing the sachet sample packs to the travelers.

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Ordesa, Neonatology Symposium, GMC Hospital, Sharjah

17 May 2016

Ordesa cosponsored the Neonatology Symposium of GMC Hospital, with 1 CME hour, and attendance of more than 15 Neonatologist & Pediatric doctors, with very good feedback and Ordesa brand awareness.

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Vitabiotics - Women’s Health &Nutrition Program By JTS Medical Centre, Jumeirah, Arabian Ranches Ladies Club, Dubai

17 May 2016 

Dr. Stephanie (Head of Nutrition & Diet from JTS MC) organized a monthly meeting with a talk on issue regarding “PMS” & Menopause”, diet and alternative medication in affiliation with Vitabiotics for the ladies of Arabian ranches ladies club.  There were 50 elite class ladies who attended the event who were mostly aware of the Vitabiotics products, especially Osteocare, Wellwoman and Menopace and we clarified their concerns regarding dosage, availability and side effects.  All participants were given a goody bag with samples of VB products and gifts

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Vitabiotics - Training in Al Ain group, Al Ain Pharmacy auditorium

17 May 2016

Vitabiotics conducted product knowledge orientation to Al Ain Group of Pharmacies.  There were 15 pharmacists present during the program and they showed great interested in Vitabiotics product unique benefits.

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NCH - Chiesi,  Vitabiotics&OrdesaFujairah Health Symposium, Concord Fujairah

20 May 2016

On 20th May, 2016, Vitabiotics together with Chiesi and Ordesa organized "Fujairah Health Symposium" in Fujairah in affiliation with Thumbay Hospital Fujairah. The program was accredited with 6 CME points from MOH and was attended by 187 doctors. Eight lectures from different specialties were delivered such as Pedia, Gyn, Ortho, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Neurology, Respiratory, and more.

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A&D Visit

20 May 2016

Last 20th of May, we were honored by a visit from our principals from A&D Japan, Mr. Hota and Mr. Iida.  A business meeting was set on the first day followed by a market visit on the second day with excellent feedback. 

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Vitabiotics - Thumbay Pharmacists League, Thumbay Grounds, Ajman

20 May 2016 

Thumbay Hospitals organized a Cricket Tournament called TPL (Thumbay Pharmacists League) for the pharmacists of Thumbay Pharmacy group. It was one day event held at Thumbay ground. More than 40 pharmacists and Asst. Pharmacists participated, and all the enthusiastic pharmacists showed their hidden talent in the spirit of sportsmanship. Vitabiotics sponsored WELLMAN T-Shirts and Caps to all the participants. At the end the winners were awarded, and all the pharmacists recognized and appreciated the support of Vitabiotics.

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NCH Chiesi, Ordesa&Vitabiotics - Hot Topics in Pediatrics & Neonatology, Crowne Plaza, ShkZayed Road Dubai

20 May 2016

Zulekha Hospital, a leading hospital of Dubai and Sharjah conducted a CME program for Pediatrics and Neonatologists with Vitabiotics organization. We had the most successful CME program for Pediatrics in the history of Dubai, entitled "Hot Topics in Pediatrics & Neonatology" witnessing a huge crowd of 246 doctors. 8 Hot topics very delivered by 8 leading KOL's of Dubai and chaired by 4 very prominent heads of departments from various hospitals. The program was accredited with 6 CME points from MOH. We are very optimistic about the future of Pediatrics range of products after this huge successful program.

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NOW, Enzymedica & Neocell, Women’s 3F Show, Rotana Beach Hotel, Abu Dhabi

21 May 2016

NOW, Enzymedica and Neocell co-sponsored the Food, Fitness and Fashion Show in Abu Dhabi. Supported by Abu Dhabi Health Authority and Dubai Health Authority, the event attended by more than 500 women was organized with the goal to promote permanent health awareness in the community.

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Vitabiotics - Music in Pregnancy, Sofitel Hotel Abu Dhabi

24 May 2016

Vitabiotics were the solo sponsor of the meeting, and Conception range presentation was conducted after CME accredited lecture organized by Fakih IVF center and Bareen International Hospital.  There were 80 Doctors who attended the event, and the event helped create awareness for the conception range.

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Nature’s Way - Alive Training Program

29-31 May 2016

A series of Nature’s Way - Alive products training program were conducted by Mr. Mindaugas Raila for NCH Medical Representatives, Sales Team & Promoters, Marina Pharmacy Group, and Al Ain Pharmacy Group last 29 - 31 May 2016 respectively.

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Vitabiotics - Vitabiotics Presentation AtKhorfokkan General Hospital, Khorfokkan

31 May 2016 

A product presentation session was organized at Khorfakkan General Hospital wherein VB team members presented their respective line of products to the doctors and the paramedic staff of Khorfakkan Hospital. The objective of the event was to give product knowledge to the Khorfakkan Hospital Doctors.  There were 55 Doctors and Paramedics and an excellent feedback.

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- April

 NOW, Group Training for Marina Pharmacy Group, Dubai

6 April 2016

Now conducted a group training for the NOW new products at Marin Pharmacy Group to over 20 pharmacists, followed by a lively discussion.

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NCH - Pharmacy Practice Update by NCH, Al Baraha Hospital Auditorium, Dubai

8 April 2016

On 8th Apr, “Pharmacy Practice Update” has been organized by NCH in cooperation with 21 Century, Chiesi, Now, Ordesa and Vitabiotics  for Pharmacists & Asst. Pharmacists of Dubai & NE, at Al Baraha Hospital Auditorium, in affiliation with Medcare Hospital, Dubai. With 7 lectures from 7 leading Pharmacists, Pharmacy Managers and Professors from Pharmacy College. A large crowd of 302 Pharmacists and Asst Pharmacists attended the event and highly appreciated NCH and 21st Century contribution in educating the pharma society. The event was accredited with 6 CME points by MOH.

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NCH Preterm Labor, Abu Dhabi

15 April 2016

Chiesi, Ordesa, Vitabiotics and Ordesa co-organized Preterm Labor conference in affiliation with Burjeel Hospital, wherein 7 very famous speakers from Fetal Medicine, Ob-Gyn and Neonatology have been selected, and a wonderful program was executed. The program was accredited with 6.5 CME points by MOH and 195 doctors attended the symposium. The feedback about educational content was excellent.

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NCH CYCLE MEETING, VILLA ROTANA, DUBAI

18-19 April 2016

The cycle meeting for NCH marketing and sales teams was successfully conducted in Villa Rotana Dubai, with 2 days of marketing, sales, and soft skills training, for over 80 NCH team members.

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Chiesi, Curosurf Presentation, Saqr Hospital, Ras al Khaimah

20 April 2016

Chiesi team organized an event in Saqr Hospital to represent Curosurf for the neonatology Department. Dr. Loui Taher (NCH Marketing & Medical Affairs Director) gave a 20 minutes presentation about Curosurf, as the world leading surfactant, followed by a lively discussion.

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NCH Health Foods Brands with A&D, Health awareness campaign, Dubai

20 April 2016

NCH Health Foods Brands with A&D cosponsored the Health awareness campaign at The School of research Science - Al Qusais, one of the top schools in the UAE, with heavy traffic of Parents, teachers, and students. There was very good exposure, with sampling of MadeGood, Be Kind, Cuetara biscuits, Totally Wild and Elmhurst Harvest products.

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Vitabiotics, EMIRATES GENERAL AVIATION BONE & JOINT HEALTH DAY, Dubai

21 April 16

Vitabiotics co-sponsored with EXETER MEDICAL CENTRE and EMIRATES GENERAL AVIATION CENTRE the EMIRATES GENERAL AVIATION BONE & JOINT HEALTH DAY, Dubai, with over 150 attendees, and there was an excellent feedback.

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NCH & Vitabiotics, Updates in Pediatrics, Abu Dhabi

22 April 2016

Vitabiotics organized the CME program “Updates in Pediatrics” in affiliation with Ahalia Hospital, Abu Dhabi. With 7 lectures from 7 leading Pediatricians of Dubai & Abu Dhabi, and was accredited with 5 CME hours from MOH. Attended by 85 pediatricians of Abu Dhabi & Al Ain, with very good feedback on the educational value of the conference.

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Enzymedica, WALK for AUTISM 2016, ZABEEL PARK, DUBAI

23 APRIL 2016

Enzymedica co-sponsored Walk for Autism 2016 (www.walkforautismdubai.com), with excellent attendance and feedback from the attendees.

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Vitabiotics, Sehaty program, UAE University, Al Ain

24 April 16

Vitabiotics co-organized the Sehaty program by UAE University, Al Ain, with many visitors and very good feedback.

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Chiesi, ENT Club, Al Ain

27 April 2016

Chiesi in affiliation with Al Ain Hospital sponsored the ENT Club which was held on 27th April in Hilli Rotana Alain. Seventeen ENT doctors attend the event which was one hour CME accredited. A small presentation on Rinoclenil was followed. The feedback from the doctors was very good.

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Enzymedica, AWAFI Pharmacy GROUP TRAINING, DUBAI

28 APRIL 2016

Enzymedica team conducted product training to AWAFI Pharmacy GROUP, followed by a lively discussion.

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NeoCell, AWAFI Pharmacy GROUP TRAINING, DUBAI

28 APRIL 2016

NeoCell team conducted product training to AWAFI Pharmacy GROUP, followed by a lively discussion.

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NOW, 3rd Ian Donald school Meeting conference, Abu Dhabi

28-29 Apr 2016

NOW cosponsored this 13 CME hours congress was an excellent opportunity that Donald directors meet together with leading and dedicated experts in the field of ultrasound in Obstetrics / Gynecology and discuss advanced issues in perinatal and gynecological ultrasound with potentials to improve perinatal care as well as proper management of gynecological problems. We have been one of the sponsor of this event highlighting Now products.

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Vitabiotics, Preterm Symposium, Dubai

29 April 16

On 29th Apr 2016, Vitabiotics in affiliation with Genesis Perinatal Care Clinic & GE Healthcare, organized “Preterm Symposium” for the Obs-Gyns of Dubai & NE at Al GhurairRayhaan Rotana Hotel. 184 doctors attended the event which was scientifically very rich. 8 topics were delivered to the audience which were full of discussions and was accredited with 6 CME hours from DHA.

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Vitabiotics, Mom’s Day, Thumbay Hospital, Dubai

29 April 16

Vitabiotics & Thumbay Hospital organized a full day event exclusively for pregnant women called “MOM’s Day” at their hospital premises in order to educate the “’would be Mothers”’ about the different stages of pregnancy and motherhood. In this event around 500 pregnant women attended different sessions which include Diet, Physiotherapy and parenting.

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- March

Chiesi - Gulf Thoracic, Grand Hyatt Hotel, Dubai, UAE

9-12 March

The Gulf Thoracic Congress 2016 is the seventh joint meeting of the Saudi Thoracic Society (STS) and the Emirates Allergy and Respiratory Society (EARS), in collaboration with the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and European Respiratory Society (ERS), with special participation from The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA, The Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, UK, Al Faisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and Saudi Society for Respiratory Care (SSRC).

GulfThoracic 2016 aimed to create a platform for regional medical practitioners to engage exchange and experience the latest and best practice methods in Thoracic Medicine.

CHIESI FARMACEUTICI S.p.A.was the bronze sponsor to showcase the strong presence of Foster in the Gulf Region. Chiesi representatives from Italy (Mr Alessandro Foschini Business Middle East unit Manager, Lizandra Tavares Portfolio Brand Manager), Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the UAE were present.

Chiesi presented during Gulf Thoracic the lecture “Foster & its extra fine formulation” to a group of specialists from across the region.

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VITABIOTICS - Lifecare Health Conference, Sharjah

10 March 2016

Lifecare Group organized its 2nd Health conference at Sheraton Sharjah. Around 150 doctors of different specialties attended the CME and Vitabiotics was one of the sponsors. Vitabiotics products were showcased to the doctors

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Vitabiotics - Fakhi IVF

11th March 2016

5th Annual Reproductive Symposium 2016 was organized by Fakhi IVF Fertility center, and Vitabiotics cosponsored this event, and was available with a stand to showcase the Vitabiotics products to the doctors.

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Dubai Flea Market, Zabeel Park, Dubai

12 March 2016

NCH cosponsored the Dubai Flea Market, Zabeel Park, Dubai, with an exhibition stand to promote a healthy lifestyle and healthy nutrition.

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Vitabiotics - Women’s Day

15 March 2016

Euromed Medical Centre Jumeirah celebrated women's day in their premises and Vitabiotics supported the event and participated witha Products presentation.

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Ordesa - Group Meeting on BP HR with Nutritional department of SKMC Hospital

15 March 2016

Ordesa conducted a group meeting with the Gastroenterology department t SKMC hospital to discuss the benefit BP HR, followed by a meeting with the nutritional department staff and the head of the department(19 attendees) of SKMC hospital, followed by a lively discussion.

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Chiesi - Duphat, Dubai International convention & Exhibition Centre, Dubai

15-17th March 2016

DUPHAT – Dubai International Pharmaceuticals and Technologies Conference and Exhibition has evolved to be one of the most important annual pharmaceutical events since its inception in 1995.

DUPHAT serves as the convergence point for pharmacists, physicians, scientists, marketing professionals, researchers, paramedical professionals, drug developers, dealers, agents, manufacturers, distributors, medical representatives, clinicians, pharmaceutical analysts & consultants, product specialists, key decision makers, pharmacy practitioners, trade visitors & academia.

New Country Healthcare participated with Chiesi& Now exhibition booth.  Many pharmacists and Physicians visited our exhibition booth to discuss our products benefits.

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NeoCell&Vitabiotics - Our Women Our Heroes, Zabeel Ladies Club, Dubai

19th March 2016

On Occasion of Women’s week,Zabeel Ladies club organized “Our Women Our Heroes” event in order to honor the women from different walks of Life. An elite crowd of around 500 women including local ladies attended the event.

Neocell& Vitabiotics cosponsored the event and were able to showcase benefits of the products to the visitors with sampling.

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Chiesi - MedeorHospital CME Event, Grand Hyatt, Dubai

22 March 2016

Chiesi sponsored CME program held by Medeor Hospital Dubai with 2 CME hours accredited by MOH.There were 50 doctors and pharmacists from different clinics and hospitals from Dubai.

The 2 lectures presented by the invited speakers were “Hypertension and Hyperlipidaemia” and "Is Management of Asthma in pregnancy differs from non-pregnant"

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Vitabiotics - Bone Density Campaign, Ministry of Labor, Dubai

22 March 2016

The Bone Density Campaign was conducted by the Ministry of Labor in Association with the Ministry of Health in Dubai. Vitabiotics supported the evnt with a display stand, and supplied samples of Osteocareto patients with low levels of calcium.

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Vitabiotics&Chiesi- Medicine Update, Beach Rotana, Abu Dhabi

25th March 2016

Chiesi & Vitabiotics in affiliation with Al Ahlia Hospital organize a full day symposium entitled “Medicine update” covering different topics for internal medicine (Asthma, Diabetes, Cardiology, Thyroid). Over 140 physicians attended this CME program which was accredited with 4.5 CME hours from MOH, with 7 lectures from different specialties such as Endocrinology, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Internal Medicine were discussed.

“Foster & its extra fine formulation” lecture was presented during the coffee break with a lively discussion with the doctors.

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NOW, Vitabiotics, and 21st Century - 5th international vitamin D Deficiency and Human Health, Jumeirah at Etihad towers, Abu Dhabi

24-25 March 2016

5th International Conference on Vitamin D Deficiency and Human Health was conducted under the Patronage of H.E. Sheikh NahayanMabarak Al-Nahayan UAE Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development.

NOW, Vitabiotics, and 21st Century were among the sponsors of this conference, with an exhibition boothand by sponsoring 20 doctors to attend the conference.

The conference was a very important meeting point to inspire and connect leader doctors and decision makers in our market, and highlight our products quality and safety, and enhancing the awareness of it is rolein the prevention of vitamin D deficiency.

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Vitabiotics - Fun Run, Gulf Medical University, Al Jurf, Ajman

25th March 2016

The fitness club Body and Soul along with Gulf Medical University organized a Fun Run for different age groups where Vitabiotics sponsored the event with WELLMAN T-shirts for the all the participants.

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Vitabiotics - Malabar Gold Medical camp, Labour Camp of SajaInd Area, Sharjah

25 March 2016

Malabar Gold in association with Sharjah Charity International organized a Free Medical camp for the blue collared employees of Saja Industrial area, Sharjah, around 1500 labors availed the free medical services which includes free consultation by the specialists along with free medicine, Vitabiotics distributed free samples of OSTEOCARE, FEROGLOBIN,VISIONACE and ULTRA OMEGA3 with CLO to the visitors.

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VITABIOTICS –Vitabiotics meeting at Universal hospital, Abu Dhabi

March 2016

Vitabiotics presenteda lecture detailing the benefits of Hairfollic man and Hairfollic woman at Universal hospital auditorium, Abu Dhabi to doctors and pharmacist with a lively discussion.

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- February

OPTIMUM NUTRITION FOR LONGER LIFE. AL MUROOJ ROTANA, DUBAI – 3rd Feb 2016

NOW, Neocell, 21st Century, Enzymedica, Barleans, Nature’s Way, Vitabiotics, A&D, and our health foods brandsparticipated in the event which was organized by the Syrian Business Council to create awareness about the importance of nutrition and diet among the Syrian community in the UAE.  The event that included 2 lectures on antiaging, health foods, and supplements, with over 100 attendees.

 

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Greenfield Community School International Day for South African Business Council (SABCO), Dubai – 4th Feb 2016

SABCO was established as a voluntary, credible non-profit organization in 2004 with the aim of providing a meeting and networking point of contact for business people who have an interest in, or business connection with South Africa and the UAE. NCH was invited to showcase our brands in their Greenfield Community School International day event.

 

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Neocell - UAE University for Girls Exhibition, Al Ain – 10th Feb 2016

Neocell participated in the exhibition organized in UAE University for Girls in Al Ain.  All facilities and students graced the event.  No photos due to university regulations.

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21st Century, NOW, Enzymedica and Vitabiotics participated in the CME meeting for doctors, pharmacists, nurses and nutrition specialists organized by MOH.  It discusses the integral role of doctors and pharmacists in obesity management and importance of healthy diet and nutrition in the prevention and treatment of obesity.  The number of attendees was more than 200 healthcare providers.

The event was conducted under the patronage of MOH Sharjah, the event organized for public as well as healthcare professionals to create awareness about the increasing trend of obesity and its risk in the region.

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- January

Ordesa - Dibba Hospital Group Meeting, Fujairah - 06th  Jan 2016

Ordesa Sponsored Weekly Pediatric Dept.Group meeting and presentation on BlemilPlus HR, at Dibba Hospital, Al Fujairah. With lectures and taste demonstration that was very effective tool to clarify the difference between the EHF (extensively hydrolyzed formulas) and our Blemil plus Hr and all doctors have confirmed that BlemilHr has an acceptable taste compared to EHF.

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Ordesa - Fujairah Hospital Group Meeting, Fujairah – 07th Jan 2016

Ordesa sponsored weekly Pediatric Dept.Group meeting and presentation on BlemilPlus HR at Fujairah Hospital, Fujairah. Doctors were completely satisfied with the presentation confirming the value of Blemil plus HR. The meeting was a chance to boost more our relations with doctors in the most important hospital in UAE East coast.

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Vitabiotics -MY PREGNANCY ARABIA, Dubai - 15th Jan 2016

MY PREGNANCY ARABIA in Zabeel Ladies Club Dubai, is platform for the pregnant women to get to know about various aspects of pregnancy by interacting with the experts like Gynecologists, Nutritionists and other health care professionals. Around 150 ladies participated in this event.

Vitabiotics participated as a cosponsor in MY PREGNANCY ARABIA Exhibition and showcasing the Vitabiotics pregnancy range like PREGNACARE PLUS, PREGNACARE, OSTEOCARE, FEROGLOBIN.

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Chiesi - The 6th Emirates Rhinology & Otology Conference, Dubai - 

13 to 15 January 2016

Chiesi participated in 6th Rhinology & Otology Conference with a booth and sponsored some key doctors. 

The 6th Emirates Rhinology & Otology Conference at Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City, Dubai, was 55 CME Hours congress & workshop. It was a gathering a world-class panel of expert speakers, from international and regional communities. It provided a platform to share experiences by discussing breakthroughs in various specialist fields - prerequisite to successfully assess and expand the current practices carried out in the field. Along with keynote lectures, round table discussions, instructional courses, video sessions, and abstract sessions covering a wide array of topics, the conference also act as a gateway to introduce latest technologies and techniques in the field.

The congress was a great gather from UAE, Gulf Region & North Africa. Many doctors shows interest in Rinoclenil which plays important role in treatment of allergic rhinitis.

 

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- December

ICAAM 2015 Neocell 4-5th  Dec 2015, Conrad Hotel, Dubai

NeoCell participated in the International Congress in Aesthetics, Anti-Ageing Medicine & Medical Spa is the Middle East's leading anti-ageing and aesthetics industry gathering. ICAAM 2014 played host to 30 local and international exhibiting companies and more than 1,250 of the industry's medical aesthetic elite. ICAAM 2015 will take place from 4-5 December 2015 and will include conference tracks dedicated to aesthetic dermatology and plastic surgery.

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Health Life inauguration 7th  Dec 2015,  City Centre Al Shindagha, Bur Dubai

Last 7 December, Healthy Life was inaugurated at the Ground Floor, City Centre Al Shindagha, Bur Dubai.  Another breakthrough that we were able to achieve before the year 2015 ends.  We were very honored to have the presence of the MAJ management during the ribbon cutting ceremony joined by our management team.   Our line of products includes Healthy, Organic, Gluten-free, Super Foods, Sugar-free, High Fiber and Lactose Free Foods from our US, Canada, Italy, Spain, Czech Republic and Bolivia suppliers.

 

  Medstar CME program Vitabiotics 10th Dec 2015, Hotel Holiday International, Sharjah

Vitabiotics participated as a co-sponsor in a CME organized by Medstar Hospital where around 300 Doctors and Pharmacists attended. Vitabiotics had a stall in which we showcased the flagship products of VB.

 

 

Emirates Digestive Disease Week Enzymedica, 10-12 December 2015, Westin Hotel –Abudhabi.

Enzymedica was available to showcase and discuss its products with many of the gastroenterologists attending the Digestive Diseases Week (EDDW), that was organized by the Emirates Digestive Diseases Group (EDDG) of the College of Medicine & Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University under the Patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Mother of the Nation, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood & Childhood.

 

 

 

SKMC - Pediatric & Gastroenterology Dept. Round Table Discussion ORDESA, 14 Dec 2015, Shangri-La -  Abu Dhabi.

SKMC - Pediatric & Gastroenterology Dept. Round Table Discussion on Blemil Plus HR in UAE / 2016. Doctors were impressed with Blemil Plus HR. Feedback was very positive.

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Al Karma Medical Center DIP CHIESI, 15th Dec 2015, Dubai.

A presentation on Foster, Clenil, Rinoclenil, and Brexin by Chiesi team for doctors in Al Karma Clinic DIP, with positive feedback.

Women’s week Vitabiotics, 16th Dec 2015, Shaikh Khalifa Hospital, Umm Al Quawain

Vitabiotics participated as a sponsor in order to educate the participating woman about the roles of Iron and Calcium in their daily lives. Vitabiotics information was shared with visitors.

 

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Saqr Hospital - Pediatric Dept. Group meeting ORDESA, 23rd  Dec 2015, Saqr Hospital, RAK

Sponsoring Weekly Pediatric Dept. Group meeting and presentation on Blemil Plus HR. All the attendances were impressed with the scientific value of BP HR.

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Chiesi Celebration, 22nd Dec 2015

As Chiesi Team sales crossed a new sales milestone, NCH management with Chiesi team celebrated this achievement.

Health  and Fitness camp at Ministry of Labor Vitabiotics, 24th Dec 2015, At the office of Ministry of Labor - Ajman

Vitabiotics along with Dear Health Medical Centre, Ajman organized an Annual  Health and fitness camp for the employees of Ministry of labor, Ajman. There was a standard health check up by a Physician, and Vitabiotics information was shared with visitors.

 

 

- November

Ordesa’s BOD visit to NCH, Dubai 1 Nov 2015

We had the great pleasure of having the Board of Directors from Ordesa visiting our office.  on 1st Nov 2015, five members of the board together with the CEO, Dr. Joan Permanyer, visited our office for a business review. After which, a memento of their short visit was collected though a group photo with NCH top management.

3rd Middle East & North Africa Foster Workshop, Dubai Chiesi 3-4 Nov 2015 

The Chiesi Stars along with our management attended the 3rd Middle East & North Africa FOSTER Workshop which was held in Dubai (UAE) at the JA OCEAN VIEW Hotel at Jumeirah walk on the 3 - 4 of November. This meeting was a unique opportunity not only to get new medical and marketing insights for Foster from our speakers but also to share experiences from all the different markets. 

As the sales of Foster in the UAE are soaring high, our team took the opportunity to fly really in InFlight Dubai activity which was very exciting.

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Breastfeeding Campaign – UAQ NOW 8-12 Nov 2015 

NOW was one of the sponsors of this event, it was held in UAQ Hospital. The program aimed to promote NOW fenugreek to support the breastfeeding and liquid vitamin D-3 for healthy babies. 

The campaign was very successful highlighting the importance of these products for the doctors and visiting mothers as well.

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Cardiodiabetology: Medications and Beyond - Abu Dhabi and Dubai NOW 10 & 13 Nov 2015

Al Garhoud Hospital in affiliation with NCH & NOW organized the Cardiodiabetology: Medications and Beyond last 10 and 13 Nov 2015 at Sofitel Hotel in Abu Dhabi and Al Ghurair Rayhaan Rotana in Dubai respectively.  There were 100 attendees from Abu Dhabi and 80 participants in Dubai on the event and was granted with 2 & 3 CME hours by MOH.  Both of the events were very successful and showing the science standing behind the supplements and the importance of supplements for a healthy lifestyle.

 

 

Orthopedic Club Meeting, Al Ain 21st Century  11 Nov 2015

21st Century took part in the Orthopedic Club Meeting last 11 November 2015 in AYLA hotel in Al Ain. The speaker was Dr. Basel from orthopedic department in Tawam hospital, and the attendees were orthopedic specialists and rheumatology specialists.

 

 

12th Ambassadors Golf Tournament Vitabiotics & BeKind 12 Nov 2015

Every year, the South African Business Council is organizing this event, and this is the 2nd year that we were always invited to participate in showcasing our products to Ambassador’s Golf Tournament.  It was a privilege being a part of this special event, as we get to meet the prominent people of different countries who participated, and at the same time we were able to detail to them the benefits of our Vitabiotics & BeKind products.

 

 

Coloring Competition at Aster Medical Centre, Ajman Vitabiotics 13 Nov 2015

On the eve of Children’s Day, Aster Medical centre Ajman conducted Colouring Competition for the kids of ages between 4 to 12 years. Vitabiotics sponsored gifts to the winners.

 

 

1st ABU DHABI NEONATAL MULTISPECIALTY SYMPOSIUM, Abu Dhabi Chiesi 13 Nov 2015

Chiesi sponsored “1st Abu Dhabi Neonatal Multispecialty Symposium” that was held on November 13, 2015, at Rosewood Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

 The program was aimed to discuss the latest developments in neonatal medicine and the scientific program covered a wide array of topics and state-of-the-art lectures on various subspecialties. The attendees were around 180 doctors (Neonatologists, Paediatrics & nurses NICU). Chiesi had a Curosurf Booth which demonstrated the strong presence of Curosurf in the UAE market.

 

 

Vitamin Day at Nad Al Sheba School, Dubai Vitabiotics 17 Nov 2015

Vitamins awareness day has been observed in Nad Al Sheba School Dubai where in the Medical Representative of Vitabiotics explained the role of vitamins and mineral in daily life of children, especially Iron and Vitamin D3.

 

 

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NCH participated in Abu Dhabi International Dermatology conference on November 19th and 20th with Vitabiotics, NOW and Neocell 

The conference was extremely successful as the number of attendance was more than 250 doctors, from all specialties and around half of them are from other countries. The conference was accredited with 20.75 CME hours from HAAD.

 

 

Advances in Internal Medicine, Dubai Chiesi, Vitabiotics, Indswift 20 Nov 2015

Vitabiotics, Chiesi and Ind-Swift in affiliation with Prime Hospital conducted Advances in Internal Medicine symposium on 20 Nov 2015 at Movenpick Hotel intended for Internal Medicine Specialty. 

There were 7 lectures from 7 prominent speakers from Dubai & NE covering Pulmonology, Endocrinology and Cardiology and was accredited with 7 CME points from MOH.  A huge crowd of 213 doctors attended the seminar and all the lectures were very interactive with lots of discussions.

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Universal Children's Day at Belhoul European Hospital, Dubai Vitabiotics 21 Nov 2015

Vitabiotics participated in the Universal Children’s day celebrated by Belhoul European Hospital, Dubai, Around 100 kids’ participated along with their parents.

Children were encouraged to participate in Magic Shows, Face painting and Balloon making to have more fun. Vitabiotics sponsored compliments to the participant and prizes to the winners.

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ScaleHeart 2015, Dubai NOW 27 Nov 2015

The Scaleheart 2015 conference was held at Conrad Hotel in Dubai last 27 Nov 2015.  It was a great event that NCH participated highlighting only NOW cardio vascular support products, like NOW Omega-3, NOW Coq-10, NOW Cholesterol Pro, NOW Vitamin D-3 soft gels and their importance to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. The conference was accredited with 8 CME hours from MOH.

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First Annual Dubai Pediatric Club Conference, Dubai Vitabiotics, Ordesa & Chiesi 27 Nov 2015

Vitabiotics in association with Ordesa & Chiesi organized the First Annual Dubai Pediatric Club conference on 27th Nov, 2015, at Al Ghurair Rayhaan Rotana Hotel in affiliation with NMC Specialty Hospital. The program had 10 lectures from different sub specialties of pediatrics and was accredited with 7 CME points from MOH. 

Founder and father of Dubai Pediatric Club, Dr. Cyrus Litkouhi came all the way from Australia to grace the occasion and was a very successful event with an attendance of 201 Pediatricians and Neonatologists from all over UAE.

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Women’s 3F Show in Jumeirah Zabeel Saray, Dubai 28 Nov 2015

NCH with Vitabiotics, NOW, 21st Century, NeoCell, Enzymedica, and our healthy has again participated in another 3F Show which was organized by Nutreema last 28 November in Music Hall of Jumeirah Zabeel Saray.  The event was attended by general audience, with Nutritionists and doctors who are promoting good health in lieu of fashion trends.

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- October

Updates in Pediatrics and Neonatology, Abu Dhabi

Vitabiotics & Chiesi

2 October 2015 

Last 2 October, Vitabiotics & Chiesi sponsored the CME for Pediatricians and Neonatologists entitled “Updates in Pediatrics and Neonatology” which was organized by NMC. The CME focused on General Pediatrics along with key sub-specialties such as Neonatology, Endocrinology, Ophthalmology, Cardiology, Urology and Dermatology. The event was attended by 120 doctors and it was accredited by MOH with 5 Hours CME.

 

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NCH Cycle Meeting, Dubai

5-6 October

As part of NCH continuous staff development and skills enhancement program, a Cycle Meeting was held on 5-6 Oct at Villa Rotana. The meeting comprised of a series of presentations from the Management and Brand Managers/Team Leaders which aimed to impart new knowledge, motivate, and improve the skills of NCH Teams.

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1st Asia Pacific Curosurf Workshop, Bangkok

7-8 October 2015

The 1st ASIA PACIFIC CUROSURF WORKSHOP took place at the SHANGRI-LA` HOTEL in Bangkok. The main objective of this event was to provide Scientific and Marketing insights of Curosurf, taking also the opportunity to share local experiences with global views.

Professor Ramanathan gave a lecture “are all surfactant the same” and Curogame was played where UAE had the honor to win the game.

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NCH Football Cup

8 October 2015

In order to promote physical fitness and camaraderie among the NCH staff, an Inter department football tournament was held last October 8 at Nad Al Hamar Park.  The warehouse people brought home the cup full of enthusiasm and eagerness for the next football cup.

 

 

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Dr. Rashid’s Sports Academy, Dubai

Vitabiotics

10 October 2015

 

Dr .Rashid, Head of Pediatric Department in Medeor hospital started Sports Academy in order to develop both the physical and mental growth among children through sports.  The event was very successful with 150 children ages 5 to 12 years participating in the whole day activity.

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SKMC Multispecialty Conference, Abu Dhabi

Chiesi. NOW, Ordesa

13 – 17 October 2015

Last 13 – 17 October, Chiesi Farmaceutici in association with NOW and Ordesa co-sponsored the SKMC Multispecialty Conference in Rosewood Hotel in Abu Dhabi, UAE.  Organized by Sheikh Khalifa Medical City and recognized by the American College of Physicians.  The conference focused on the latest updates in internal medicine, pediatrics and its subspecialties. The scientific program catered to all healthcare professionals offered 70 hours in 2 tracks. The conference presented more than 120 topics in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics presented by a faculty of more than 90 international and regional keynote speakers.

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Product Knowledge Training for Aster Medical Group

Neocell and Barleans

13 October 2015

A simple yet a very informative Product Knowledge Training was held last 13 October with the Aster Group of Pharmacist.  We were given the chance to impart all the benefits they can get from the products we offer particularly Neocell and Barleans. 

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Medical Camp at Thumbay Clinic, Um Al Quwain

Vitabiotics

16 October 2015

 

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Drawing Competition at Aster Medical Center, Fujairah

Vitabiotics

16 October 2015

As part of promoting the supplements among Kids, Vitabiotics sponsored a Drawing Competition at Aster Medical Center in Fujairah.  The activity aims to develop the creativity in young and budding minds for a healthy living.  There were 300 children who participated in the said event.

 

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Dubai Cricket Tournament, Dubai

Vitabiotics

17 October 2015

 A Cricket tournament was sponsored by Vitabiotics last 17 October to create an awareness of WELLMAN tab to people who are inclined to sports.  There were 1500 participants during the event.

 

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Professional Selling Skills, Dubai

21st Century

18-20 October

A Professional Selling Skills workshop was held last 18-20 October at Mercure Hotel in Dubai.  The GCC Regional Manager, Husam Othman, conducted the event to the Medical Representatives from the different regions.  The workshop was successful and will help enhance the selling skills of each representative for a greater market.

 

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Indswift President Visit to NCH, Dubai

20 October 2015

New Country Healthcare had the privilege having Mr.Sahil Munjal, Indswift’s Vice President on 20 October 2015

 

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Updates in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Abu Dhabi

Vitabiotics

23 October 2015

Ahalia Hospital in association with Vitabiotics held the Updates in Obstetrics and Gynecology conference held last 23 October 2015 at Sofitel Hotel in Abu Dhabi.  There were 130 doctors present during the event which aims to update the latest developments in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology particularly to Abu Dhabi medical fraternity.

 

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Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, Al Ain

Vitabiotics

25 October 2015

 

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Fitness First Event at Burjuman Center, Dubai

25 October 2015

 NCH was one of the exhibitors in the Fitness First sponsored activity held at Burjuman Center last 25 October 2015.  Fitness First is the largest and most popular chain of gyms in the UAE with over 30 facilities across the nation. We showcased a number of NCH brands including NOW, Enzymedica, Neocell and healthy food brands which would be very beneficial to health-conscious individuals.

 

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Al Ain SME’s, Al Ain

NeoCell, Enzymedica, EMCO, KIND, Mamma Chia

27 October 2015

 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are key to providing economic growth, providing valuable employment opportunities, improving productivity, and helping diversify the economy of the UAE. Research has shown that SMEs generate revenues and GDP six times faster while creating jobs four times faster compared to larger businesses. This is the key rationale for plans outlined in The Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 of developing SMEs in order to build a sustainable and vibrant economy.

If you are looking to present your products and services to the largest gathering of SMEs and entrepreneurs in Al Ain, then the Al Ain SME Forum & Exhibition 2015 is the perfect platform for you.

 

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Breast Cancer Campaign in Al Khaleej Al Ain

27 October 2015

 A Breast Cancer Awareness campaign was held last 27 October in Al Khaleej Center in Al Ain.  NOW representative had the chance to showcase our products and has helped promote the event as well.

 

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ENT Club Meeting, Al Ain

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28 October 2015

ENT Club meeting was held on 28th October in Hili Rotana Alain. There were15 ENT doctors who attended the event and it was accredited by MOH with one CME hour. A small presentation on Rinoclenil was followed. The meeting was followed by dinner.

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- September

Abu Dhabi ENT club Meeting

On September 1st 2015 Chiesi Pharmaceuticals sponsored the Abu Dhabi ENT meeting. The meeting was attended by the club members in which a case study was presented followed by a discussion. Chiesi products Rincolenil and Foster were highlighted and a brief presentation on their benefits was conducted.

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4th Arab Neonatal Congress (ANC) and 2nd Pediatric update

Chiesi participated in the 4th Arab Neonatal Congress (ANC) and 2nd Pediatric update held in Dubai, UAE from 10th -12th September 2015.

The meeting was an international hub for doctors, researchers, nurses and all health care professionals in neonatology and pediatrics in the region to exchange knowledge and disseminate latest research findings

Many consultants, trainees and health care professionals (more than 400 participants) attended the conference.

Our brands Chiesi, Vitabiotics, and Ordesa were present during the conference with the highlight product being Curosurf (the world leading surfactant therapy).

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Launch of MADEGOOD bars in the UAE.

From Canada we have successfully launched MADEGOOD fruit and nut bars. MADEGOOD is unique in the market, being Organic certified, non-GMO certified, raw, vegan, made of whole nut and fruits with no added sugar or artificial sweeteners. MADEGOOD also offers Museli minis which is peanut free and safe for children to snack at school. The launch was accompanied with many tasting campaigns conducted in leading hypermarkets (Geant, Spinneys, and Hyperpanda).  The feedback was excellent with many saying “this is the best tasting fruit and nut bar they have tasted”. 

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Jumeirah Park

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 Spinneys Mercato

 

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Waitrose Dubai Mall

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Arabian Ranches

 

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Discovery Garden

 

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- August

Women's Health Week in Umm al Quwain

Sheikh Khalifa Hospital UAQ  organized Women’s Health week in the hospital premises from 2-6th of August 2015. The main objective was to create health awareness among women of UAE nationals  (Umm Al Quwain). The program was held for 5 days, during which 75 to 100 woman visited every day. 

Vitabiotics had a stall in which Mr.Lohit Shetty interacted with the visitors and educated them about the importance of Nutrient supplements in Woman’s Life.  Samples of Osteocare, Feroglobin, Pregnacare were distributed to the visitors. Below are few pictures taken during the program.

 

 

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- July

- June

Free Mega Health Camp

NCH was a sponsor in the  Free Mega Health Camp held last 12 June 2015 in 4 Emirates simultaneously- Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah. Products were sampled and distributed for free to attendees that are in need. This is one of many charitable and educational campaigns we have participated in this year

 

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Fujairah Health Summit 

Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al Sharqi, Vitabiotics in affiliation with Al Sharq Hospital, Fujairah organized a Continuing Medical Education (CME) program entitled “Fujairah Health Summit” on 5th June, 2015 at Novotel, Fujairah. The event was accredited with 7 CME points from MOH.
Altogether, 197 professionals attended the summit, and the event featured a large exhibition space for Vitabiotics, Ordesa and Chiesi.
The occasion was inaugurated by Dr. Abdul Hamid Sinan, General Manager, Al Sharq Hospital. The event marked the launch of the following products from Vitabiotics; Pregnacare Conception & Wellman Conception.

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- May

Symposium on Advances in the treatment of NRDS

Chiesi Pharmaceutical in association with Vitabiotics, Ordesa and Prime Hospital organized a symposium entitled “Advances in the treatment of nRDS”. The symposium was attended by 40 leading Neonatologits and Heads of departments from various private and government institutions. The distinguished speakers presented the latest cutting edge research in the treatment of Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome (NRDS). The event was accredited with 5 CME points from MOH. 

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Mom’s Day Out

Vitabiotics was a proud Co-sponsor of the Mom’s Day Out event at Thumbay hospital, Dubai.

The goal of the event is to create awareness and prepare the "would be Moms" for a beautiful journey of motherhood ahead. This was facilitated by providing expecting mothers with professional medical advice from Gynecologists, Nutritionists and Physiotherapists. Vitabiotics participated by providing the guest with a scholarly booklet “A to Z booklet of pregnancy” which covers complete medical guide for expecting mothers. In addition, samples of the UK number 1 supplement brands Feroglobin, Osteocare and Pregnacare were distributed as per the professional advice of present doctors.

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 Advances in Obstetrics & Gynecology

In affiliation with the leading Mediclinic Welcare Hospital, Vitabiotics organized a very succesful CME program targeted towards Gynecologists. The symposium was titled Advances in Obstetrics & Gynecology and accredited by 7 CME hours from MOH. A total of 7 lectures by leading Gynecologist doctors in the UAE was presented covering a number of interesting and up-to-date topics in the field. Proudly a significant number (240) of Gynecologists attended the seminar with excellent feedback.

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Day to Day Paediatrics and Neonatology CME

Vitabiotics in association with Mediclinic Welcare hospital organised a CME program tittled “Day to Day  Paediatrics & Neonatology”. The symposium drew a record number of 192 Paediatrics and Neonatologists from around UAE. The lectures covered a wide range of topics in the paediatric and neonatology field and was accredited with 5.25 Hours from DHA.

Ordesa and Chiesi also participated in the Event as well.

 

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Medical And Science Exhibition by Gulf Medical University

The Gulf Medical University held the Medical and Science Exhibition (MASE) competition in which a total of 3000 students (ages 11-19) from 65 schools across UAE participated. The students competed with different scientific models being judged for innovation, quality, and execution. Vitabiotics was present to promote such activity and innovation by the students.

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 Aster Cricket  League

The U.K.’s number 1 Vitamin company Vitabiotics was a proud sponsor for the very much anticipated and successful Aster Super League Cricket Tournament held at Sharjah Stadium. This tournament brought together many of Aster’s Doctors, Pharmacists, and corporate staff in what turned to be a night of exciting competition and fun. The event concluded with the distribution of prizes to the winners by the chief guest and president of Aster group Dr. Azad Moopen.

 

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 “My Health in My office” Executive Council of Dubai Government

“My Health in My office” is an initiative by the Executive Council of Dubai Government to promote healthy lifestyle. This event was held in Emirates Towers and Vitabiotics was present to provide health tips and educate the attendees about the importance of micronutrients and vitamins to maintain a balanced healthy lifestyle.  In addition, the attendees were screened for blood pressure, blood glucose levels and bone density.

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2015 Cycle Meeting 

As part of NCH continuous staff development and skill enhancement programs, a Cycle Meeting was held on May 11 & 12, 2015 at Marina Byblos Hotel. The meeting comprised of a series of presentations from the Management and Brand Managers/Team Leaders aimed to impart new knowledge, motivate, and improve the skills of NCH Teams.

Major topics covered where related to general management, time management, motivation, selling skills, and much more. In addition, product knowledge refresher was part of the 2 full day meeting. Everyone’s involvement and interaction was a key to the success of the meeting and in line with the family spirit of NCH.

Everyone is already looking forward to the next cycle meeting.

Best of luck to all our departments and teams!

 

 

 

 

Women’s 3F Show (Food, Fitness and Fashion)

NCH once again participated by being one of the Sponsors in this prestigious event for women of various ages and nationalities including nutritionists and doctors organized by Nutreema Advertising.  It was held on May 30th at the Music Hall of Jumeirah Zabeel Saray hotel.

NCH Medical Representatives and our Nutritionist gladly entertained all queries of the interested visitors regarding the products represented by us. It was an excellent platform to share knowledge directly with the end users of our products.

The event was highly successful and was widely covered by the local media and newspapers. 

 

Beauty World Middle East

The Beauty World Middle East is the largest trade fair event for beauty products, hair, fragrances and well-being in the Middle East region.  It was held at the Dubai World Trade Center on 26th to 28th May 2015.

NEOCELL exhibited in the skin care section under the US pavilion to pre-launch the new Platinum line. The Platinum line is high quality collagen and collagen support nutraceuticals scientifically formulated using the latest technology and finest ingredients. This line is exclusive for the use of high end SPA in the hospitality industry. The feedback from the visitors was very encouraging and promising, many of whom are anticipating the launch of the products in the market.

- April

UAE International Business Council Meeting

Dr. Ghazi Koudsi founder of New Country Healthcare and an old member of the business community in the UAE was invited to be present in their latest meeting. This was also an opportunity for New Country Healthcare to showcase its products and provide health tips by our Nutritionist Bana Idris. The show was a great success and an excellent platform for putting NCH in the spotlight among the many successful companies in the UAE.

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The Mini Medical School Event

Emirates Medical Association (EMA) organized a Mini Medical School event in which 200 medical students from various medical Universities in the UAE attended to hear about the latest medical research in addition to career opportunities. The event took place at Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Centre in Dubai Healthcare City. Vitabiotics was present to show case some of the large clinical trials conducted with Pregnacare and the benefit of micronutrients for a general healthy lifestyle.

 

 

 

 

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Mr. Wael delivered lectures on two topics covering the "Role of Nutrients in Hair management" and the "Importance of Calcium supplementation in Women". The lectures were attended by the medical staff of the Rashidiya Medical center in addition to local ladies interested in the topics. 

 

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Perinatology Symposium

Vitabiotics in affiliation with Chiesi and Ordesa organized the “Perinatology Symposium” targeted towards Gynecologists, Pediatrics, and Neonatologists. The symposium was conducted in Al Ain and was a full day in which a total of 7 lectures from leading figures in the field were presented. The event drew a very large crowd of 120 doctors and was accredited by a total of 6 CME hours by the Ministry of Health.

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FERTICARE by Prime Hospital

Vitabiotics was a part sponsor of the FERTICARE symposium held by Prime Hospital at Al Bustan Rotana. FERTICARE is a conference that covered the topic of infertility from leading local figures in the field such as Dr. Purnadare and Dr. Awatif Al Bahr. With its flagship products “Pregnacare Conception” and “Wellman Conception” Vitabiotics provides nutritional solutions formulated to support a healthy conception for women and the improvement of male fertility.

 

New Country Healthcare Soccer Tournament

For the second time, NCH held its much anticipated soccer tournament at the body and soul club in Ajman. There was very much excitement and family competition among all four teams present. The participation was universal and every department of the company was represented. After a close match between the Wellman and Office teams, the Wellman was victorious and took the cup home. Congratulations to the Wellman team and a great effort from everyone who participated.

 

 

 

Free Medical Camp

It is a pleasure and honor for NCH to give back to the community. Here Vitabiotics had joined hands with Al Shams Medical Centre in Sharjah to conduct a free medical camp in which 20 doctors were present to provide free medical advice and services to needy individuals. Many samples of nutrients and vitamins were distributed to improve the overall health of the attendees

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- March

GULF THORACIC

For a third year in a row Chiesi Pharmaceutici participated in the Gulf Thoracic Congress held at the Grand Hyatt Dubai. The program catered to all specialties of Pulmonary/ Thoracic Medicine covering state-of-the-art Lectures, workshops, panel discussions, interactive sessions, master clinician sessions, challenging clinical cases, and research abstract presentations. The Gulf Thoracic Congress 2015 is the sixth joint meeting of the Saudi Thoracic Society (STS) and the Emirates Allergy and Respiratory Society (EARS), in collaboration with the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and European Respiratory Society (ERS), with special participation from The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USAThe Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, UK, Al Faisal University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 

We were honored by the presence of Mr. Alessandro Foschini (Business Area Manager Middle East) from Chiesi Pharmaceutici during the scientific congress.  

Fitness, Food, and Fashion Show in Abu Dhabi

New Country Healthcare participated in the very successful annual Fitness, Food, and Fashion (3F show) which took place in Abu Dhabi. It was an excellent opportunity to meet with ladies that are interested in the latest trends of food and fitness. The visitors were very enthusiastic to see the large range of products exhibited by us and were extremely pleased to learn healthy tips from our nutritionist.

 

DUPHAT

New Country Healthcare participated in DUPHAT – Dubai International Pharmaceuticals and Technologies Conference and Exhibition. DUPHAT HAS evolved to be one of the most important annual pharmaceutical events since its inception in 1995.The event is held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance, UAE and President of Dubai Health Authority. A large number of pharmacists from the UAE attended the conference in which many imported seminars and symposiums were conducted. 

ORDESA TEAM VISIT

We are honored to have been visited by the owner of Ordesa, Dr. Jose Ventura joined by his wife and the Ordesa team.  This was an excellent opportunity for Dr. Ventura to witness firsthand the exceptional growth experienced by Ordesa in the UAE. We wish you all a safe trip back home and look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

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PHARMA SYMPOSIUM 

Vitabiotics conducted a very successful CME accredited scientific symposium for Pharmacists in the UAE. A total of 330 pharmacists and assistant pharmacists attended the conference which contained 7 lectures delivered by key opinion leaders in the UAE pharmaceutical field. The event was held at  Al Baraha Hospital and was accredited with 7 CME points from MOH.

 All attendees were energetically engaged in the discussion sessions, many of whom were awarded with prizes for answering questions correctly. It was excellent to hear all the positive feedback from the attending pharmacists and we plan to have more such scientific seminars in the near future

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YOUR CHILD IN GOLD 

Ordesa participated in the event “Your Child in Gold” hosted by the Dubai Municipality. Many families attended the program and Hussam from Ordesa was able to showcase Blemil Plus products. Many expecting mothers were interested in the baby milk formula products of Blemil Plus and Hussam was able to answer any questions they had.

 

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NEW PEDIATRIC WARD PARTY at DIBBA HOSPITAL 

With the presence of the Dibba Hospital management and all pediatric staff, Ordesa participated in the opening of their new pediatric ward. Our hearty congratulations to the entire team at Dibba Hospital and it was a great honor to be part of their celebration.

- February

GULF FOOD

For the first time, NCH has joined one of the largest trade shows being held in the Middle East, GULFOOD 2015.  Gulfood provides a trade and sourcing platform that enables investors and local business showcase their products.  Supported by our principals, BEKind, OA Quinoa, MadeGood, CanMar, Eden, Emco, Honibe, Neocell, Now, OA Quinoa, Ordesa, Panducale and Totally Wild, the show was very successful.

NEOCELL & ENZYMEDICA PRODUCT KNOWLEDGE 

A product knowledge training for Neocell and Enzymedica praducts was conducted to the staff of Marina Group (Pharmacies).  The training was headed by Tim Mount, the Director of Education from Neocell and Luis Labrdor, Director of International Sales from Enzymedica.  The training was an excellent opportubity for the pharmacist to gain knowledge about the benefits of Enzymedica and Neocell products.

DRAWING COMPETITION FOR KIDS IN ASTER AJMAN

On February 13, Vitabiotics sponsored a Drawing Competition in Aster Ajman.  There were 156 participants and each was given a drawing material as well as gift items.  The winner was given a special price thus making the contest a successful one.

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REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE SYMPOSIUM 

Fakih IVF organized "Reproductive Medicine Congress" on 25th & 26th of Feb at Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai. Vitabiotics participated as Bronze sponsors, sponsoring doctors and displaying Pregnacare Conception at the exhibition. The event was attended by more than 300 delegates mainly Infertility specialists and Gynecologists. It was an excellent opportunity to launch the latest Vitabiotics product in the UAE Pregnacare Conception.

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WELLKID HEALTHY BABY CONTEST 

In line with the promotion of WELLKID, an Annual Healthy Baby Contest was organized by Thumbay Hospital, Dubai on 27th Feb. There were around 50 companies who joined the event and it was attended by around 1000 families who brought their children to participate in different competitions. There was a huge crowd at Vitabiotics stall as many parents were eager to know about WELLKID range and its dosage. Many parents have already been using either Feroglobin or Osteocare during their pregnancy and they are happy to know that those products are also available in syrup form.

Vitabiotics presented the attendees with valuable gifts and was given a certificate of appreciation by the sponsors.

WELLMAN FUN RUN

Vitabiotics WELLMAN sponsored a Fun Run  organised by Body & Soul Fitness center, at Al Qasba of Sharjah on 27th Feb, Friday.

The event started at 7am morning with the registration of 1500 participants of different age group. All the participants were wearing the T-shirt with WELLMAN logo on it along with other sponsors logos.

Valuable gifts from WELLMAN (Vitabiotics) were distributed to all the participants of the Fun Run.

FETAL MEDICINE CONFERENCE 

Vitabiotics participated as a sponsor in the King’s college hospital conference (fetal medicine conference) held in Abu Dhabi Rosewood hotel from February 26-28.

A total of 350 gynecologists and pediatricians attended the conference. We were present with a spacious booth in the exhibitor’s area. It was an excellent opportunity to interact directly with doctors and detail Vitabiotics Flagship products like Pregnacare, Osteocare, and Feroglobin.  

BABY CONTEST @ GMC HOSPITAL 

Ordesa participated in a baby contest event organized by GMC Hospital. The event included free medical consultation to families in addition to entertainment and activities for children. The attending families were educated about the nutritional benefits of the baby milk formula Ordesa from Spain. 

- January

Advances in Respiratory Medicine: Small Airways in Asthma & COPD

 On January 16th 2015 Chiesi organized a full day (seven hours) accredited CME program in Abu Dhabi, Beach Rotana Hotel. The title of the symposium was “Advances in Respiratory Medicine: Small Airways in Asthma and COPD”. The event was a great success with an excellent turnout of 150 doctors from the following specialties, Pulmonology, Internal Medicine, ENT, Family Medicine, and General Physicians. Both the private and government sectors from Abu Dhabi and Al Ain were present. In total there were 7 lectures covering the most recent studies demonstrating the important role of small airways in the treatment of COPD and Asthma. The feedback from the attendees was excellent and they all stressed the importance of such programs in the future.

 A big congratulation to the Chiesi team for organizing such a successful event and to Mr. Taufeeq for playing such an important role in planning and execution.

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Arab Health 2015

 Arab Health is the largest healthcare trade show in the MENA region. This year we had a 42m2 booth with a fantastic open design concept. It was a great pleasure to welcome back all our partners from around the world, especially to the newcomers Dan Richard (NOW International), Mindaugas Raila (Nature’s Way, Alive), Rodolfo Ortega (Honibe). We had a total of 12 guests representing the brands NOW, Neocell, Enzymedica, A&D, Chiesi, Alive (Natures way), and Ordesa. The show was a great platform to discuss business development with our partners in neighboring countries.

Thank you to all that made this show a success for us and looking forward to seeing everyone again in 2016

 

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- December

NUTREEMA WOMEN’S 3F SHOW

Nutreema Advertising LLC is a private company with 13 years of presence in UAE. The Women's 3F (food, fashion, fitness) show is one of their main events in which the latest fashion trends and health tips are shared with an audience of women. This year, the event was held at Music Hall, Zabeel Saray in Jumeirah on 6 December 2014. It was an excellent opportunity to interact with end users of our products who had many questions and expressed interest in the wide range we carry. We prepared a healthy Quinoa recipe using the brand O.A. Quinoa that was well accepted and endorsed by the chef of the event. In addition, the BE-KIND health fruit and nut bar was widely popular and many expressed their acceptance for the flavors. Thanks to everyone involved in and participated in the event and we are excited to participate in the next year show.

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3rd Annual Gulf Medical University (GMU) Diabetes and Endocrinology Conference

It was a great pleasure to partake in the 3rd Annual Gulf Medical University Diabetes and Endocrinology Conference.  Approximately 250 Physicians most of whom were endocrinologists and internists attended the conference. The lectures covered the hot topic of Diabetes and the latest research in treatment was presented. We shared with the attendees the latest research from Enzymedica demonstrating the role of enzymes in the healthy weight management and support of balanced sugar levels using the Enzymedica product Reduce. Reduce contains a world patented enzyme Gludoreductase which transfers glucose to soluble fiber.

- November

Winter Effects on Skin

November 2014, Vitabiotics and New Country Healthcare conducted two consecutive CME accredited seminars in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. It was an honor to have Prof. Philippe Humbert as a visiting lecturer. Prof. Humbert is the Head of Department of Dermatology at the University Hospital of Besancon, France. In addition, Prof. Humbert heads one of the world’s leading centers of excellence in dermatology and cosmetic in France known as the Centre for Study and Research on Integument (CERT).

 Prof. Humbert presented findings from their latest research which shows that Micronutrient supplementation can help prevent the ageing effects of winter on the skin. This leading publication represents a novel finding that oral supplementation with Perfectil Platinum (Vitabiotics) in a double blinded placebo controlled study protects against the negative changes (e.g. roughness) in the skin caused by winter. The lectures were attended by leading Dermatologists and Pharmacists in the UAE and were chaired by Dr. Hassan Al Husseini (Head of Abu Dhabi Dermatology Club) and Dr. Anwar Al Hammadi (Head of the Dermatology Department, Dubai Health Authority) in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, respectively. 

We look forward to welcome back Prof. Humbert in the future to share with us the latest studies and advances in the field of dermatology and cosmetics. 

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Winter Effects ADHSeminar in Perinatology

On November 21st, 2014 New Country Healthcare in partnership with Vitabiotics, Ordesa, and Chiesi conducted a full day seven hour CME accredited Symposium in Abu Dhabi (Sofitel Hotel). The symposium covered a total of seven interesting topics in Perinatology by the following leading physicians in the UAE: 

1)   Dr. Hesham Tawakol (Consultant Neonatologist, Al Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi.

2)   Professor Hakam Yaseen (Consultant Neonatologist, HOD, CMO, UHS).

3)   Dr. Amin Al Gohari (Consultant Pediatric Surgeon, Burjeel Hospital).

4)   Dr. Gowri Ramanathan (Consultant Obs-Gyne & Fetal medicine and HOD, Danat Al Emarat).

5)   Dr. Nadeem Khan (Consultanat and HOD pediatric, Sheikh Khalifa Hospital, Ajman)

6)   Dr. Saleema Wani (Consultant OBS-Gyne, Al Corniche Hospital, ADH)

7)   Dr. Faisal Ezzedeen (Consultant Neonatologist, Al Mafraq Hospital, ADH)

8) Dr. Bashir Salih (Consultant Physician, Chief of Medicine, Al Corniche Hospital, Abu Dhabi) 

The symposium covered a wide range of topics ranging from thyroid disorders during pregnancy, screening the fetus, to current recommendations on management of antenatal hydronephrosis. A total of 220 doctors attended the symposium with a very well lively question and answer period.

We thank everyone that made this symposium a great success and look forward to continue to play a major role in providing a platform for UAE physicians to interact and share their knowledge and experiences. 

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Seminar in Perinatology211th Ambassador’s Golf Day

We are delighted to be part of the 11th Ambassador’s Golf Day that was organized by the South African Business Council (SABCO). The event was held in Arabian Ranches Golf Club on 27th of November 2014. 

As usual, the event attracted many participants eager to show their golf expertise and soak in the beautiful Dubai sunshine on the lavish green course. It was a treat for us to share this experience with the golfers and fuel them with ample of energy from their favorite fruit and nut bar snack BE-KIND and oat based cookie EMCO. In addition, the attendees were educated about the nutrition benefits of Quinoa for individuals with demanding sport profile.

- October

Pharmacy training in Medicine Shoppe, Burjeel Hospital (ADH)

In line with New Country Healthcare’s role in educating and training pharmacists in UAE about the latest products and its scientific benefits, we conducted a training session that was attended by Pharmacists from Medicine Shoppe, Burjeel Hospital. The training covered topics about infant formula and general vitamin supplementation by the brands Ordesa and 21st Century respectively. . 

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Merchandisers Training

On October 2014, New Country Healthcare FMCG department organized a training dedicated to its merchandisers. The training was a full day program and covered many topics including consumer behavior, negotiation and communication, time management, and key performance indices, to name a few. 

With continuous knowledge and training our team has become one of the most efficient in the market. Excellent job everyone! 

Updates on Surfactant Therapy for Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome 

New Country Healthcare and Chiesi conducted two consecutive CME certified programs in Dubai and Abu Dhabi covering the latest updates on surfactant therapy for neonatal respiratory distress syndrome. The lecture was presented by Dr. Rangasamy Ramanathan, Professor of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine, South California University. Dr. Ramanathan is a world renowned figure in the field of neonatology having conducted multiple large clinical trials published in peer reviewed journals including the Lancet. He was joined with local guest speakers Dr. Mahmoud Elhalik (Event Chairperson), Consultant Neonatologist and Head of Health Informatics Unit at Latifa Hospital – Dubai and Dr. K. Sridhar Kalyanasundaram, Consultant Neonatologist and Pediatrician, Director of NICU in American Hospital, Dubai 

The lectures were attended by Neonatologist and Pediatric doctors from Dubai and Abu Dhabi. The knowledge and experiences shared during the answer and question period was very informative. Many have expressed their gratitude for being able to listen to the latest updates on surfactant therapy.

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