UAE sets Guinness record in support of psoriasis day
DUBAI: Global pharmaceutical irm LEO Pharma, in collaboration with Dubai Health Authority (DHA), successfully set a Guinness World Record for the world’s “largest awareness ribbon” yesterday.
Held at the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club, in the esteemed presence of Dr Anwar Al Hammadi, Head of Dermatology Department, Dubai Health Authority, the attempt was made to raise awareness and provide knowledge about psoriasis.
To achieve this record, a large fabric was custom made to match the colours of the awareness ribbon – orange and orchid, and in terms of dimensions, the requirement was for the ribbon to be over 1,000 m2. LEO Pharma achieved the Guinness World Record by building an awareness ribbon that measured 1,463.85 m2, for the world’s “largest awareness ribbon”.