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Sabaa al Hemyari

Sabaa al Hemyari
emirates health services, United Arab Emirates · emirates health services, United Arab Emirates

Master of Pharmacy

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Publications (32)
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Background People with weakened immune systems may not develop adequate protection after taking two doses of the mRNA-combined COVID-19 vaccine. The additional dose may improve the level of protection against Covid-19. Objectives Current study aimed to evaluate the knowledge, attitude and determents of third COVID-19 vaccine booster dose acceptanc...
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Background Proper disaster preparedness by community pharmacists has the potential to counter many of the factors that cause threats and high-risk outcomes. Their preparedness and awareness may also help health practitioners and governments to improve disaster response planning. Objectives This aims to explore the knowledge, attitude, and practice...
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Purpose: Self-testing kits for SARS-CoV-2 appear effective, practical, safe and reliable as well as helping patients with mild-to-moderate symptoms to be successfully managed at home without going to hospital. As a result, ease pressures on hospitals. OTC vending machines offer the potential for SARS-CoV-2 self-testing kits alongside making availa...
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Background The growing number of human monkeypox cases worldwide illustrates the importance of early detection, prevention, management and quick action from healthcare authorities. The WHO confirmed a hundred of Monkeypox cases worldwide and disclosed Monkdypox as a worldwide emergency situation Objectives To assess the knowledge about human monke...
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Objective: There are concerns with the optimal management of pain in children, with sub-optimal management negatively impacting on physical, emotional social functioning, exacerbated by pain in children being multi-modal. Community pharmacists across countries play an important role in managing pain in patients including children's pain. Consequen...
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Outsourcing is rapidly increasing in the cosmetic industry. When cosmetic manufacturing activities are outsourced, product quality control and assurance procedures are important to guarantee the safety of the final products. One method to ensure the compliance of potential contract manufacturers with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) is auditing....
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Background: There has been an appreciable increase in the use of herbal supplements, including immune boosters, during the current COVID-19 pandemic. However, there are concerns with falsified herbal supplements. Objectives: Developed a new questionnaire that can potentially help community pharmacists identify the extent of falsified herbal supplem...
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Objectives: This study assessed community pharmacist counseling and dispensing practices to determine their relationship with job satisfaction among pharmacists. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted between January 2021 and September 2021on a random sample of community pharmacists. The inclusion criteria were licensed community pharmac...
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Objective: To evaluate the prevalence, knowledge, attitude and acceptance of the COVID-19 vaccines and related factors among university students in the United Arab Emirates. Methods: Analytical cross-sectional study undertaken among a convenient sample of medical and non-medical colleges of Ajman University using a self-administrated questionnai...
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AimThis article aims to evaluate community pharmacists’ knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP) regarding the safety and consumption of topical corticosteroids (TC).Subjects and methodsA descriptive cross-sectional study was held among community pharmacists in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). One-to-one interviews were then carried out, and the struc...
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Background: While there is much scientific evidence supporting the benefits of fluoride for oral health, the concentration of fluoride in over-the-counter fluoride toothpaste should meet United Arab Emirates (UAE) regulations of a fluoride concentration not exceeding 0.15%. Objectives: The current study examines the fluoridated toothpaste products...
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Weight loss supplements that have illegal additives of pharmaceutical drugs or analogues have additional health risks, and customers may not be aware of what they are taking. This research is an essential investigation and quantification of illegally added pharmaceuticals or prescription medications, specifically fluoxetine, phenolphthalein, and si...
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Background: Exceeding the recommended Alkyl (C12-22) trimethyl ammonium bromide and chloride levels in cosmetics and personal care products is a serious health threat. Objectives: To quantify and investigate Cetrimonium chloride and Behentrimonium chloride in cosmetics and personal care products in the UAE market to gauge whether or not they adhere...
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Objectives: The objective of this study was to determine the identification rate of substandard and falsified medications and its association with knowledge among public. Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in different geographic areas among a convenient sample of people aged 18 or older. A validated web-based electronic...
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Using antibiotics causes selection pressure, with the consequence that bacterial populations develop resistance traits. This is an unavoidable side effect and does not detract from the value of antibiotics when properly used, given the immense benefits they bring. This paper proposed a national multiple levels action plan to addresses the Antibioti...
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Purpose: The lack of scientific evidence of the safety and efficacy of over-the-counter topical cannabinoid-based cosmetics remains a concern. The current study attempted to assess the quality of cannabinoid-based cosmetic products available on the UAE market. In particular, the study attempted to quantify the presence of undeclared tetrahydrocanna...
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Background: Since the WHO announced that Covid-19 had become a global pandemic, online pharmacies have emerged as an extremely popular way to purchase medication due to the quarantine measures introduced by numerous countries to prevent the virus's spread. Aim: The aim of this study was to collect information regarding the extent of online medic...
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Background: The flux of pharmaceutical data can have a negative impact on the complexity of a pharmacist's decision-making process, which will demand an extensive evaluation from healthcare providers trying to choose the most suitable therapeutic plans for their patients. Objective: The current study aimed to assess the beliefs and implementatio...
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In recent years, concern about certain personal care products and cosmetics suffering from microbial contamination has increased. In this research, we aimed to determine the types and incidence of the most common microorganisms found in unopened/unused personal care and cosmetic products in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) market. This research invol...
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Background: Many personal care products, and particularly cosmetic products, contain preservatives that release formaldehyde. These are potentially harmful to consumer health, especially considering that the levels of formaldehyde in some products are hidden and excessive. Objectives: To study the formaldehyde levels of preservatives in personal ca...
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Background Since the time of declaration of global pandemic of COVID-19 by World Health Organization (WHO), falsified hand sanitizers surfaced regularly in markets, posing possible harm to public due to unlisted inclusion of methanol. The current research is an attempt to develop and validate a tool to document falsified hand sanitizer in the UAE c...
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Background From the time the WHO announced that a global pandemic of COVID-19 had begun, falsified hand sanitizer began to appear more regularly in the markets. These pose a possible danger to public health, especially as they may include undeclared methanol. The current study developed and validated a novel tool to document falsified hand sanitize...
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Background: Since the time of declaration of global pandemic of COVID-19 by World Health Organization (WHO), falsified hand sanitizers surfaced regularly in markets, posing possible harm to public due to unlisted inclusion of methanol. The current research is an attempt to develop and validate a tool to document falsified hand sanitizer in the UAE...
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With the beginning of the pandemic of COVID-19 throughout the world, the demand and consumption of hand sanitizers has increased, which had led to a sharp crunch in these products at all levels. This shortage has led to an increase in the prevalence of falsified alcohol-based hand sanitizers, including the illegal addition of methanol to hand sanit...
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Objectives The current study sought to investigate how sport nutrition supplements are used among a population of gym users in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and the factors that underlie the consumption patterns of such supplements. Methods A descriptive, cross-sectional study was carried out in fitness centres in Dubai, UAE. Face-to-face, qu...
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Objectives: Presently, limited data are available on dietary supplements (DSs) and their associated effects on health status although the consumption of DS continues to expand. This study is aimed to explore the possible relationship between DSs consumption and suboptimal health status (SHS) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Methods: This study...

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