Pharmacy cares: Supporting patients with non-communicable diseases

“Pharmacy cares: Supporting patients with non-communicable diseases” programme

Pharmacists have a crucial role to play in the prevention, screening, management and treatment optimisation of non-communicable diseases. FIP is launching an extensive programme of digital events to support pharmacists in this area.. The programme will consist of various series of events focusing on topics such as diabetes care and management, optimising the use of medicines and patient safety, pharmacists’ role in healthy nutrition and weight management, pain management, cancer care and anticoagulation treatment management.

Understanding and managing headaches in the community: Therapeutic approaches and advancements in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

A webinar organised by:
16 September 2021

Pain is a common symptom of a range of conditions or situations, and can manifest and be experienced with different intensities, from mild discomfort to highly incapacitating. A particular type of pain that often leads to consultations to pharmacists and the use of self-care medicines is headache. Relieving headaches and regaining mental clarity are important for patient wellbeing and productivity, and pharmacists can play a role in advising on the most appropriate strategies and therapeutic approaches that are suitable for each patient.

Learning objectives:
1. Provide insights of the therapeutic approaches and advancements used in the management of headaches.
2. Understand the role of non-prescription medicine as a tool in headache self-care
3. Identify the role of pharmacists in supporting the self-care of headache, through a regional lens.

Moderator:
- Nadia Al Mazrouei, Assistant Professor, Sharjah University, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Panellists:
-Takuya Kumamoto, Professor, Chair, FIP Special Interest Group on New Medicines, Hiroshima, Japan
-Luminita Constantin, Global Medical Lead CHC Pain, Sanofi, France
-Peter Goadsby, Director of NIHR Clinical Research Facility & Professor of Neurology, King’s College (UK)-United Kingdom
-Abdulaziz khaled Alkhaledi, Member of Executive Committee, Kuwait Pharmaceutical Association, Kuwait State

Understanding and managing headaches in the community: Therapeutic approaches and advancements in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

A webinar organised by:
16 September 2021

Pain is a common symptom of a range of conditions or situations, and can manifest and be experienced with different intensities, from mild discomfort to highly incapacitating. A particular type of pain that often leads to consultations to pharmacists and the use of self-care medicines is headache. Relieving headaches and regaining mental clarity are important for patient wellbeing and productivity, and pharmacists can play a role in advising on the most appropriate strategies and therapeutic approaches that are suitable for each patient.

Learning objectives:
1. Provide insights of the therapeutic approaches and advancements used in the management of headaches.
2. Understand the role of non-prescription medicine as a tool in headache self-care
3. Identify the role of pharmacists in supporting the self-care of headache, through a regional lens.

Moderator:
- Nadia Al Mazrouei, Assistant Professor, Sharjah University, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Panellists:
-Takuya Kumamoto, Professor, Chair, FIP Special Interest Group on New Medicines, Hiroshima, Japan
-Luminita Constantin, Global Medical Lead CHC Pain, Sanofi, France
-Peter Goadsby, Director of NIHR Clinical Research Facility & Professor of Neurology, King’s College (UK)-United Kingdom
-Abdulaziz khaled Alkhaledi, Member of Executive Committee, Kuwait Pharmaceutical Association, Kuwait State

Understanding and managing headaches in the community: Therapeutic approaches and advancements in the Eastern Mediterranean Region

A webinar organised by:
16 September 2021

Pain is a common symptom of a range of conditions or situations, and can manifest and be experienced with different intensities, from mild discomfort to highly incapacitating. A particular type of pain that often leads to consultations to pharmacists and the use of self-care medicines is headache. Relieving headaches and regaining mental clarity are important for patient wellbeing and productivity, and pharmacists can play a role in advising on the most appropriate strategies and therapeutic approaches that are suitable for each patient.

Learning objectives:
1. Provide insights of the therapeutic approaches and advancements used in the management of headaches.
2. Understand the role of non-prescription medicine as a tool in headache self-care
3. Identify the role of pharmacists in supporting the self-care of headache, through a regional lens.

Moderator:
- Nadia Al Mazrouei, Assistant Professor, Sharjah University, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

Panellists:
-Takuya Kumamoto, Professor, Chair, FIP Special Interest Group on New Medicines, Hiroshima, Japan
-Luminita Constantin, Global Medical Lead CHC Pain, Sanofi, France
-Peter Goadsby, Director of NIHR Clinical Research Facility & Professor of Neurology, King’s College (UK)-United Kingdom
-Abdulaziz khaled Alkhaledi, Member of Executive Committee, Kuwait Pharmaceutical Association, Kuwait State