Aditya Bangalore Institute of Pharmacy Education and Research (ABIPER),Yelahanka, Bangalore celebrated World Pharmacist Day on 26th September 2019 at its indoor stadium. The theme for Pharmacist day was “Safe and Effective Medicines for All.” The major focus of Pharmacist day celebration was to promote pharmacists’ crucial role in safeguarding patient safety through improving medicines use and reducing medication errors. On occasion of World Pharmacist Day,Aditya Bangalore Institute of Pharmacy Education and Research (ABIPER), Yelahanka, Bangalore organized various awareness programs maintaining the health of families and surrounding community like free sugar check up camp, blood pressure check up camp, blood donation camp, with an intention to create awareness on role of Pharmacist and his importance in public health services and motivate the students.
The chief guest Dr. Nitin Mahurkar, Professor &H.O.D,Dept of Pharmacology, HKES College of Pharmacy,Gulbarga,Karnataka while delivering his thought provoking speech on the history&scope of pharmacy and stressed on role of pharmacist in various sectors ,pharmaceutical industry scenario in India & new drug discovery .
The presiding dignitary Dr.B.A Vishwanath,Chairman,Aditya group of institutions and Senate Member, RGUHS, Karnataka, appreciated the program, and said that he found it valuable and motivating.