Today we celebrate World Pharmacists Day, as a special occasion dedicated to honouring the significant contributions made by pharmacists worldwide. Often referred to as unsung heroes, pharmacists play a vital role in healthcare; ensuring the safe and effective use of medications, offering valuable advice to patients, and contributing to the overall well-being of communities.
In 2009, during the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Congress held in Istanbul, Turkey, the concept of establishing a worldwide celebration known as "World Pharmacists Day" was conceived. This idea received official endorsement from the FIP Council, comprised of prominent pharmacy leaders from around the globe, who designated September 25th as the date for this global event.
This significant decision provided the pharmaceutical community with a platform to acknowledge pharmacists on an international scale. Since then, World Pharmacists Day has been observed annually on September 25th. This distinctive day spotlights different facets of the pharmacy profession each year, aiming to enhance awareness of its crucial role in healthcare and address global health challenges.
To commemorate World Pharmacists Day, we at Clarity Locums and Clarity Recruitment are hosting an exciting competition. We are grateful to get to work with such hardworking individuals on a daily basis and so we want to reward that hard work.
Yes, you read that correctly! We are giving away a brand-new 10.2” iPad over on our Instagram, and entering the competition is simple.
For those who want an extra chance to win, share our World Pharmacists Day post on your Instagram story.
The competition closes at midnight on Sunday, 2nd October. So, make sure to participate before the deadline to have a shot at winning this fantastic prize.
Good luck to everyone entering and join us in celebrating World Pharmacists Day this year!