Pharmacist Day Celebration on 25th September, 2016
It is with an immense pleasure and great honor that Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IPS), University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), Lahore, celebrated “World Pharmacist Day” on 25th September, 2016 with zeal and zest.
The theme for this year’s event: “Pharmacists: Caring for you”, was chosen to reflect the important role of pharmacists in providing care to the public, and also to highlight the emotional connection they have with their patients.
On this day, worlds’ pharmacists organize activities that promote and advocate the role of pharmacist in improving health in every corner of the world. Two groups of students headed by teachers were organized to visit Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and Services Hospital, Lahore. During these visits, students provided counseling to the patients and gifts were distributed among them.
Later on, students under the supervision of teachers gathered near Chairing Cross, Chowk, Mall road, Lahore to demonstrate and highlight the role of pharmacists in healthcare service delivery. During this demonstration, students, pharmacists and academic staff from different universities was also present.
The teachers who took active participation include, Dr. Farzana Chowdhary (Director IPS), Mr. Ammar Sarwar (Lecturer, IPS), Ms. Fizza Karamt ((Lecturer, IPS), Mr. Khezar Hayat (Lecturer, IPS) and Ms. Sana Javed (Teacher Assistant, IPS).
The efforts of the teachers and students were highly appreciated by Dr. Farzana Chowdhary (Director, IPS). This event was well covered by the media.