A Report of National Pharmacy Week Celebration

Date: 18/12/2017 – 26/12/2017

National Pharmacy week organized by Indubhai Patel College of Pharmacy & Research Centre, Dharmaj & Sponsored by Gujarat State Pharmacy Council, Gujarat National Pharmacy week was inaugurated on 18th December-2017,in presence of Dr. Lalji Baldaniya, Professor, Anand Pharmacy College Principal & Staff of Indubhai Patel College of Pharmacy, Dharmaj. Dr. Lalji Baldaniya has delivered on role of Pharmacist in health care system. He has talked on various responsibilities of Pharmacist in health care system. Function was ended by delivering vote of thanks by Dr.Mayank Bapna, Associate Professor, IPCPRC. On the 2nd day, 19/12/2017 a rally was organized at Dharmaj. The rally has emphasised on the epidemic disesase like Dengue, Chickenguniya, Swine flu and its prevention. The rally was started at 10:00 AM from Tower area in Dharmaj and circulated in the whole village. At end of the rally the students have been provided with juice. “Swach Bharat Abhiyan” was organized on 20/12/17 at college campus. Students of Pharm D, B Pharm have participated and have cleaned campus and temple area. Staff and students have taken oath to keep clean surrounding campus, society, working area etc. Blood donation camp was held on 21/12/17 under banner of NPW, sponsored by GSPC, Gujarat. Students, staff of pharmacy, physio and Engineering college have donated blood. Indian Red Cross Society was asked to collect the blood. Total 20 bottles were collected. Awareness & promotion of Generic medicines was held on 22/12/2017, Friday at the nearby village Dharmaj. A kiosk of Generic medicine was arranged at the Dharmaj village & approximate 100 participants have participated. A drama was played by students of Indubhai Patel College of Pharmacy to promote the use of Generic medicine in society. On the 6th day of NPW i.e. 23/12/2017 intra college Quiz competition was organized to improve the skill set of students. The students of 3rd, 5th & 7th sem. B.Pharm. have participated in this event. At the end the winner of the quiz competition was awarded. The NPW was concluded by organizing the valedictory function on the 26/12/2017. The chief guest of the function was Dr. R.K. Sinha, Principal, S G Patel Institute of Physiotherapy, Dharmaj. He has emphasised the role of pharmacist as an equal partner of health care system.

  • Dr. Nehal J. Shah
  • Principal
  • IPCPRC, Dharmaj