Corporate Support Centre

PCFC hosts 'Health and Innovation' Exhibition to Promote Comprehensive Healthcare Awareness

Wednesday, March 06, 2024

The Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation hosted the "Health and Innovation" exhibition at its Port Rashid headquarters, with the objective of advancing health awareness and offering comprehensive free medical examinations and consultations to partners, customers, and employees. The consultations were conducted by a select group of esteemed local medical hospitals and specialized clinics. Mahmoud Amin Khoury, CEO of the Marine Agency for Wooden Dhows at the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, inaugurated the exhibition in the presence of the PCFC leaders. The exhibition witnessed a distinguished and large turnout of more than 400 visitors, with the participation of more than 20 entities specialized in the field of medical, health and cosmetic care, which showcased the latest technologies and products in the field of health and personal care. The exhibition featured a variety of awareness activities, including workshops and educational lectures covering topics such as healthy nutrition, exercise, obesity prevention, and more. These initiatives aimed to empower attendees with valuable knowledge and practical tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Hend Ahmed Shaker, Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications Department at the Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation, emphasized the significance of organizing such exhibitions regularly. She highlighted their role in bolstering health awareness among employees, viewing the exhibition as a crucial step towards realizing the Corporation's vision of fostering a healthy and supportive work environment while promoting a culture of health and safety across society. Shaker underscored the Corporation's commitment to prioritizing employee health, recognizing them as its most valuable asset. She expressed the Corporation's dedication to providing top-notch health services through educational and awareness initiatives, aiming to motivate employees to prioritize their health and adopt a wholesome lifestyle. Hend added: “Given the remarkable advancements in both technology and medicine within the healthcare sector, it's imperative to acquaint employees with the latest preventive and therapeutic methods aimed at safeguarding their well-being. This exhibition serves as an exceptional opportunity for our employees to access health information from credible and specialized medical sources and advisors, with the added benefit of immediate and complimentary medical examinations. The event showcased the latest innovations in healthcare, drawing a notable attendance from customers, employees, and partners alike. We are delighted by the overwhelming turnout at the exhibition, indicative of the heightened public awareness regarding the importance of healthcare and their eagerness to access premier therapeutic services”. The exhibition featured the distribution of nutritious meals and medical supplies to attendees, complemented by a raffle for valuable prizes generously provided by sponsors and participants.