Walgreens Boots Alliance is committed to helping improve healthcare in the communities it serves. Education is one of the many channels which can help make a difference to people’s understanding of health issues.
Boots Thailand supports ‘Community Drug Educational Camp’
In July 2015, for the second year running, Boots Thailand partnered with the Pharmacists Students Union of Thailand to arrange the ‘Community Drug Education Camp.’ The purpose of the camp was to provide healthcare services and wellness advice to the local community in the village of Ban Thungsamor.
There are around 170 households in Ban Thungsamor and a number of Boots Thailand employees, including pharmacists, provided healthcare support, such as blood pressure services and drug usage counseling to many of these households.
Boots Thailand also held a charity singing contest that contributed donations to help Ban Thungsamor School renovate the school’s restrooms.
Alliance Healthcare Czech Republic launches ‘Perfect tan? Only safely!’ campaign
Alliance Healthcare Czech Republic launched its safety in the sun campaign ‘Perfect tan? Only safely!’ over a four-week period between May and June 2015.
The main goal was to educate patients about safe sun bathing and skin care in cooperation with the La Roche-Posay company. In partnership, they promoted the ‘La Roche-Posay company Skinchecker project,’ which encouraged customers in Alphega Pharmacies to check and be aware of their own moles.