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Posted on : 2017-11-22

National Pharmacy Week Celebrations 2017 at Grace College of Pharmacy commenced on November 19th, 2017.The theme selected for this year was “Know your medicines: Ask your pharmacist”.



A blood donation camp Conducted on 22-11-17at grace college as a part of National Pharmacy Week celebration and was organized National Service Scheme (UnitMP011-I) students with the help of District Hospital, Palakkad. The event was inaugurated by Prof.Dr.Y.Haribabu., Principal. During his inaugural address, he enlightened the students on the importance of blood donation and how by donating blood periodically you can save the lives of people. The programme fascinated the students on the need of blood donation and students along with staff actively participated in the event. About 46 unit blood was collected during the event and it was donated to Government District Hospital, Palakkad.

The Inaugural function was conducted on 23-11-17 at college auditorium. Inaugural address was given by Dr.Y. Haribabu, Principal. He spoke about the theme of the celebration and the need to spread awareness about role of pharmacist in responsible use of medicines. Presidential Address was given by Dr. C.I.Sajeeth, Vice Principal, He emphasized the importance of pharmacist in controlling adverse drug reactions. Dr.R.Sivakumar, HOD, Dept. of Pharmaceutics, given facilitation speech. He spoke all dosage forms and all system of our body how to react the drug actions. Vote of thanks was delivered by Dr.L.Basker, HOD, and Dept. of Pharm.Chemistry, The inauguration ceremony ended with national anthem.

Many competitions are organized as a part of National Pharmacy Week celebrations like Pharma Quiz, Elocution, Seminars and e-Poster and Oral Poster presentation, Debate competition based on the NPW-2017 theme, and the NPW celebrations were concluded by Prize distribution and Cultural program. All students and staff member actively participated in the program and was a grand success.