CEU Alumnus Arshie Larga Named 2023 Tiktok Creator of the Year
18 October 2023
Photo from Arshie Larga’s official facebook account
Centro Escolar University School of Pharmacy alumnus Arshie Larga won the TikTok Creator of the Year Award, the prestigious title during the TikTok Awards Philippines 2023 at the Newport Performing Arts Theater.
“To my fellow content creators, just a reminder that as a content creator let us use our platforms wisely and responsibly and yung clout natin gamitin natin sa tamang paraan, not just to entertain but also to inspire people,” said Arshie Larga in his acceptance speech.
In the fast-paced world of social media, where viral trends come and go, there are creators like Arshie Larga who have responsibly used their platform to educate. Arshie has not only entertained but also enriched the lives of his viewers with his informative and witty videos.
Arshie's journey on TikTok began in 2019 when he started sharing snippets of his experiences as a community pharmacist. With a warm and approachable manner, he instantly connected with his audience, offering a unique peek into the life of a healthcare professional. His early videos gained significant number of viewers, and it didn't take long for him to amass a loyal following.
It was in 2020 that Arshie truly hit his stride on the platform. Recognizing the need for accessible and accurate health information, he began posting a series of informational videos to answer common health concerns. What sets Arshie apart is his remarkable ability to break down medical concepts into easy-to-understand, bite-sized pieces of content.
He tackles topics that affect people's everyday lives, such as managing allergies, understanding over-the-counter medications, and navigating the world of vitamins and supplements. He even gives out free medicines to customers at their family’s own pharmacy in his hometown in Marinduque. His ability to simplify complex health-related information has made him a trusted source of knowledge for his followers, who appreciate his guidance in making informed decisions about their well-being.
Beyond simply offering health advice, Arshie has also dedicated himself to combating misinformation about medicinal drugs. His videos often debunk myths and clarify misconceptions surrounding various medications, ensuring that his audience can make informed decisions about their healthcare.
Arshie Larga's dedication to his profession and his passion for educating others have earned him the TikTok Creator of The Year Award, a well-deserved recognition of his contributions to healthcare awareness and accessibility. As he continues to create engaging and informative content, Arshie's impact is sure to extend far beyond the screens of his viewers, making healthcare information more accessible and comprehensible for everyone.
Arshie has also been recognized internationally when he bagged the Best Regional Influence in the Philippines during the Thailand Influencers Awards 2022.
Arshie is a proud alumnus of CEU Makati where he obtained both his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees.
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