World Pharmacists Day is celebrated on September 25 globally to highlight the positive impact of pharmacy on human health. It was celebrated at the RECEP Tayyip Erdogan Hospital, Muzaffargarh. The event was attended by Head of Campus, Dr. Irfan Javed, Head of Operation, Waqar Ahmad, Deputy Manager Pharmacy, Tazneel Zafar, Faculty Chair, Dr. Shiraz Hassan, Bhutta, Deputy Manager Pharmacy, Tazneel Zafar, Assistant Manager Pharmacy, Rukshana Batool amongst many others.
The pharmacy department set up a stall where patients were educated throughout the day to promote health literacy regarding pharmacy and medicines. The pharmacy department at the Recep Tayyip Erdogan Hospital, Muzaffargarh, was given a tribute and praised for their efforts by various speakers.
The Head of Campus, Dr. Irfan Javed, said the pharmacists’ services at Recep Tayyip Erdogan are laudable. “While the doctor prescribes the medicine, the pharmacist ultimately guides the patient about appropriate use and dosage.”
World Pharmacists Day was celebrated in the same spirit at the DHQ Hospital Badin. The yearly performance of the pharmacy department was presented in the form of a report, and the team’s overall efforts were commended. Certificates of appreciation were distributed to the pharmacy team, and a cake-cutting ceremony was also held to celebrate this day. The Head of the Department, Abdul Manan, also attended the event and said, “Pharmacy is the backbone of healthcare. I am very proud of my staff who works to ensure patients’ well-being every day.”