Report On Celebration Of World Pharmacist Day 2023
Date: September 25, 2023 Venue: Seminar Hall, GCOP Time: 2:30 PM-3:30 PM
Pharmacist Day, celebrated globally on September 25th each year, is a significant occasion to recognize and appreciate the vital role that pharmacists play in healthcare systems worldwide. This report provides an overview of the Pharmacist Day celebration held at Global College of Pharmacy, Kahnpur Khui on September 25, 2023.
The Pharmacist Day celebration at Global College of Pharmacy, Kahnpur Khui was a well-organized and enthusiastic event that aimed to highlight the contributions of pharmacists to society and promote the pharmacy profession. The event included various activities and programs that engaged students, faculty members, and professionals from the field of pharmacy.
Activities and Highlights:
Inaugural Address: The celebration commenced with an inaugural address by Dr. Deepak Kumar, Principal, GCOP, who emphasized the importance of pharmacists in the healthcare ecosystem and their role in improving global health.
Motivational Speech: Mr. Mandeep Singh delivered a motivating speech, encouraging students to recognize the value of their chosen profession and the impact they can make on healthcare outcomes. He also provided insights into the evolving landscape of pharmacy.
Multilingual Speeches: Students from various programs, including B. Pharmacy, participated in the event by delivering speeches in multiple languages such as Hindi, English, Punjabi, etc. These speeches highlighted the diverse talents and linguistic abilities of the students while discussing pertinent pharmacy-related topics.
Historical Perspective: A presentation was made regarding the history of World Pharmacist Day, tracing its origins back to the first celebration during the World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Istanbul in 2009. The significance of September 25th, coinciding with the founding date of the Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Council in 1912, was underscored.
FIP's Message: The event also highlighted the message from the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) for World Pharmacist Day 20XX, which focused on the theme "Let pharmacies do more." This message emphasized the role of pharmacists in advancing healthcare and called for increased support and funding for the profession.
Pharmacy's Role during COVID-19: The event underscored the pivotal role played by pharmacists during the COVID-19 pandemic. Examples were provided, including statistics from organizations like the American Pharmacists Association, showcasing the significant clinical interventions made by pharmacy teams to combat the pandemic.
The Significance of Pharmacists: A segment of the event was dedicated to elucidating the significance of pharmacists as the first point of contact in health crises, their expertise in drug management, and their role in empowering patients to manage illnesses confidently.
The Pharmacist Day celebration at Global College of Pharmacy, Kahnpur Khui, was a resounding success, providing a platform to recognize and celebrate the contributions of pharmacists to global healthcare. It served as a means to motivate and educate students about the pharmacy profession's significance and evolving role in the healthcare system. Additionally, the event shed light on the importance of supporting and investing in the pharmacy profession.
Vote of Thanks:
The event concluded with a heartfelt vote of thanks extended to all participants, organizers, and attendees who contributed to making Pharmacist Day 2023 a memorable and informative occasion. The celebration successfully highlighted the vital role of pharmacists and their dedication to improving healthcare worldwide.
Glimpses of the Event