Pharmacists Day Celebration 2019
Observing the vision of International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), the School of Pharmacy at Glocal University celebrated World Pharmacist Day, 2019. The global theme for this year was, ?Safe and Effective medicines for all?. More than 300 Glocal Pharmacy students and staff members gathered on a common platform and organized the event. The Event scheduled with an Oath taking ceremony by qualified Pharmacist (Faculty) and budding Pharmacist (students) which was followed by a Community awareness Program on Health and Hygiene at Mirzapur village. Students displayed informative and creative posters and scitoons on dengue and typhoid. The session proceeded with a Guest lecture delivered by Mr Rakesh Srivastava, Senior Manager (Production) at Biological Evans Ltd, Dehradun, in which he very correctly explained the significance of Pharmacist in the Society and health care team. Dr Satish Sharma, Dean Pharmacy during his welcome speech appraised that the day is celebrated as a mark of respect for the pharmacist and to recognize their valuable services they are rendering to the society. He further added, ?The purpose for World Pharmacist Day is to encourage activities that promote and advocate for the role of Pharmacist in improving health in every corner of the World?. During this occasion, Dr O.K Harsh (Vice Chancellor) and Mr Nizamuddin (Registrar) were also present. Dr O.K Harsh, during his speech showered his blessings on the students and appreciated the efforts done by the faculty and students in highlighting the value of Pharmacy.