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World Pharmacists Day 2017 Celebration at UMMC

posted Sep 19, 2017, 4:13 AM by Izam Ezri Mohd Zakaria   [ updated Sep 20, 2017, 2:49 AM ]
Tuesday, 19th September 2017, 08.30am:

World Pharmacists Day is celebrated annually on 25th September. The theme for this year is "From Research to Healthcare: Your Pharmacist Is At your Service".

UMMC World Pharmacists Day 2017

However, UMMC is celebrating early this year, beginning today until 4.00pm tomorrow, 20th September 2017.
 UMMC's World Pharmacists Day Celebration cakeAttendees patiently await for the arrival of the VIPs for the Opening Ceremony 

The Opening Ceremony was officiated this morning by the Deputy Director of Clinical Services of UMMC, Prof. Madya Dr. Nazirah binti Hasnan, at the Concourse of Menara Utama.
 Opening speech by UMMC's Deputy Director of Clinical ServicesOfficiating the opening ceremony by cutting the celebration cake 

A prize giving ceremony for the winners of Pharmacy Poster Competition 2017 was held right after the officiation.
Prize giving to one of the winners of the Pharmacy Poster Competition 2017

It was followed by presentation of tokens of appreciation to all collaborators of the celebration and the launching of the Inpatient Medication Delivery Bag by Pharmacy Department.
 Token of appreciation for the Manager of Clinical Investigation Centre (CIC) for collaborating in the celebration One of Pharmacy Department's attendant demonstrating the use of Medication Delivery Bag

Launch of Inpatient Medication Delivery Bag

Visitors are able to enjoy the various booths set up to provide information and some small bit of entertainment.
The registration and games counter   Prof. Nazirah and Prof. Azura, Deputy Director of Professional Services, trying out the quiz at the CIC booth

Patient asking for information at the "Know Your Medicine" booth set up by the Pharmacy Enforcement Division of Ministry of Health   General health screening booth

Prof. Nazirah and Puan Che Zuraini, Chief Pharmacist, checking out the PharmCARE and Medication Counselling booth Cyberjaya University College of Medical Sciences Pharmacy students with models of their pharmaceutical factory

The D.U.M.P. (Disposal of Unused Medication Project) booth- visitors who participate in their survey study will be eligible for a free T-Shirt!

The winning posters from the Pharmacy Poster Competition 2017