AstraZeneca Asthma Symposium

AstraZeneca Middle East and Africa has announced the launch of a special event for public awareness of pediatric lung diseases and asthma, and the event will take place through a virtual summit via the Zoom application.

The symposium is scheduled to be held on Friday, November 26, 2021, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Egypt time, and from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Saudi time.

The public is invited to participate through this link:

Link to the seminar via the Zoom app

The symposium will include the participation of a number of health care professionals and experts in respiratory diseases, as well as a number of patients and their families. Lung diseases, asthma and associated viruses such as respiratory syncytial virus will be discussed.

Seminar program

The seminar program (Egypt time) includes the following:

  1. 2:00 – 2:10: Introduction and welcome to the audience with Dr. Viraj Rajadhiksha.
  2. From 2:10 – 2:20: Preventing childhood asthma triggers and knowing their triggers with Dr. Andre Van Niekerk, Pediatric Pulmonologist.
  3. From 2:20 – 2:30: Parents’ experience with asthma and controlling their children’s asthma.
  4. From 2:30 – 2:40: open questions and answers.
  5. From 2:40 – 2:50: Closing of the first session and an introduction to the next session with Dr. Viraj Rajadhiksha.
  6. From 2:50 – 3:00: 10 things you should know if you are a mother / father of a premature baby with Dr. Abdul Rahman Al-Numeiri, a neonatologist.
  7. From 3:00 – 3:10: Parents’ experience with respiratory syncytial virus and how to protect a premature baby from it.
  8. From 3:10 – 3:20: identifying the symptoms of the respiratory syncytial virus with Dr. Adel Riad, a pulmonologist.
  9. From 3:10 – 3:30: Discussing patients’ rights with the Premature Babies Organization in Turkey.
  10. From 3:30 – 3:40: open questions and answers.
  11. From 3:40 – 4:50: Summary and closing of the symposium with Yasmine Hassan from the Central Patient Command.

It is worth mentioning that AstraZeneca is a pioneer in the field of pharmaceutical and pharmaceutical industries and scientific research, and one of the first companies in the medical field that is concerned with raising awareness against various diseases through seminars and conferences that it holds with the participation of specialists, experts, patients and health care providers.


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