Tabuk Pharmaceuticals, one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in the MENA region, will sponsor a live webinar to be held on 25 November to mark Movember, the ‘month of the man’ observed globally in November to raise awareness on men’s health issues. Conducted by the Saudi Society of Men’s Health (SSMH), the webinar will be presented by four eminent doctors of different specialties and will aim to educate men in Saudi society on the importance of taking care of their health. Studies in different parts of the world have shown that men are more likely to neglect their own health, resulting in worse health outcomes compared to women. A survey conducted in 2014 by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington, covering all 13 regions of the Kingdom, found higher incidences of morbid obesity, diabetes, hypertension, uncontrolled blood pressure, and hypercholesterolemia in men. The webinar is the latest among SSMH’s initiatives to raise awareness of men’s health in the community. Functioning under the King Saud University, the society is the first of its kind in Saudi Arabia that advances the scientific and professional performance of health practitioners and raises...read more...
SourceEye of Riyadh