“10 years with passion” – this is the motto of this year’s celebration of the Confidence Award “Gold OTIS”. The jubilee gala took place in „Rezydencja Belweder-Klonowa” hotel in Warsaw, on 10th of April 2013.
This year, the patients participating in the plebiscite have chosen 25 – best in their opinion – products OTC (available in pharmacies without prescriptions) in 23 categories. The producers of these products have been awarded with the statues of Confidence Award “Gold OTIS”. The Award Committee has also granted the Confidence Award “Gold OTIS” of the 10-Years (2003-2013), Viribus Unitis medals, “Semper” medals and statues of “Gold OTIS” for honorary laureates.
Prof. Henryk Skarżyński has been awarded with the Jubilee Awards “Gold OTIS 2013” – Viribus Unitis medal. This medal has been granted to the members of Confidence Committee for their 10-year work aimed at integrating the communities of physicians, pharmacists, patients, pharmaceutical companies and mass media, as well as for their active foreign policy.
The awards and medals were handed at the gala dinner. During event in „Rezydencja Belweder-Klonowa” hotel, the actress Joanna Moro ( „Anna German” series) sang few songs from the repertoire of Anna German – Polish fabulous singer, composer and actress, laureate of national and international festivals.
“Gold OTIS” is the only consumerist award on pharmaceutical market in Poland given to the best, selected in voting by patients, products available in pharmacies without prescriptions. Since many years, the award is also given to people and non-governmental organizations acting forwards improvement of health care in Poland and abroad, to journalists who promote the knowledge on healthcare and to non-medical companies which undertake pro-health initiatives.