Amman, October 2014 – Hikma Pharmaceuticals, Jordan’s leading pharmaceutical manufacturer, held its annual employee welfare week “You Are Hikma” campaign to boost health and workplace safety. This year’s campaign under the slogan “Let’s work together for a safer and greener environment” was conducted at Hikma Pharmaceuticals headquarters in Amman, and at its subsidiary the Arab Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing company (APM) in Salt.
An international initiative staged at Hikma locations worldwide, ‘You Are Hikma’ celebrates the company’s core values by raising awareness among its staff on health, safety and environmental issues. With more than 350 participants, the campaign this year included a range of activities such as medical testing for the employees, blood drive, awareness lectures on work-related injuries, proper use of antibiotics, safe use of drugs, safe handling of materials and forklift training. Moreover, Hikma employees participated in the “Clean Up the World” activity of the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN), which took place in Dibeen Forest on October 18.
Hana Ramadan, Vice President of Corporate Communication at Hikma Pharmaceuticals, said, “‘You Are Hikma’ falls within the umbrella of Hikma’s corporate responsibility strategy that revolves around two major themes: Education and Well-Being. It emphasizes who we are as an organisation – ethical in our operations and dedicated to improving our employee’s quality of life and personal empowerment, through positive and valuable educational and environmental activities”.