MOH Organized Awareness Campaign on Medications during Fasting
MOH Organized Awareness Campaign on Medications during Fasting5/6/2016
The Ministry of Health (MOH), represented by the Drug Rational Use Department organized recently an awareness campaign under the theme: “Me & My Medication in Ramadan” at Avenues Mall.
The campaign, which held under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Darweesh bin Saif al-Muharbi, MOH Undersecretary for Administrative & Financial Affairs was organized in collaboration with the Oman Pharmaceutical Society, Directorate General of Pharmaceutical Affairs and Drug Control, Oman Pharmacy Institute along with a number of public hospitals, as well as the Iftaa Office in the Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs.
The campaign aimed to educate the public and patients with chronic diseases like hypertension, diabetes and heart diseases on the way of using their medications doses during Ramadan.
This campaign will continue in a number of Governorates in the Sultanate in order to ensure that all related information will reach to everyone. The campaign comes to answer all frequent questions of visitors on taking medications while fasting.
It is worth mentioning that the official sponsor of this campaign is the Oman Liquefied Natural Gas company with participation of Zahra Towers Investment Company.