Dr Sanah Hassan, Assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy and Health Science participated at the GCC Pharmacy Congress which was hosted at Al Murooj Rotana Hotel in Dubai. The GCC Pharmacy Congress will help in integrating the medical team including pharmacists, nurses and physicians by discussing very important areas including but not limited to regulations, medication safety, medication reconciliation, Supply chain management, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Pharmacy Benefits Management, Informatics, technologies and more.
Dr Sanah gave a presentation titled: “Enhanced community pharmacy services: screening for disease, disease prevention, health promotion and monitoring of chronic disease”. The presentation covered global changes that led to the need to deliver enhanced services in community pharmacies and the types of innovation that are being provided by community pharmacists in Europe, Australia and the United States.
Dr Sanah also moderated a session by prominent speakers which was titled “Patient care through community pharmacy”, the session covered topics such as minor ailment management, gastrointestinal motility disorders and dermatological conditions that are being handled in the community pharmacy.
She was a moderator for a panel discussion entitled: “Community pharmacist education and development” on the 31 October which covered continuing education programs and continuous professional development programming that are needed to improve the competency of community pharmacists.
Its worthy to note that the College of Pharmacy and Health Science at Ajman University signed an agreement to position Ajman university as a strategic partner for the GCC pharmacy congress.