Health Days 2015

World Pharmacist Day
Celebrate and Promote our Profession
The World Pharmacists Day is celebrated every year on the 25th of September after having been approved by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) in 2009. The FIP has encouraged all national pharmaceutical associations in an official connection with the World Health Organization (WHO) to celebrate the World Pharmacists Day in a proper manner through briefing the public on the role assigned to them and organizing activities that promote and support the role of pharmacists in improving healthcare. This Day was proposed during the FIP Congress held in Istanbul in 2009, to commemorate the establishment of the Federation in 1912. 

Internationally Approved Date: September 25th, 2015

Locally Approved Date: Dhul-Hijjah 12th, 1436H

Theme of the World Pharmacists Day:

Logo of the World Pharmacists Day:


Targeted groups:

  • Pharmacists
  • Health workers
  • Health associations and institutions
  • Health decision-makers
  • All segments of the society
Objectives of the World Pharmacists Day:
  • ​Cooperating with some parties in the public and private sectors to provide advisory services, necessary information and quick consultations for the specialists in the fields of healthcare in particular, and the citizens in general.
  • Enhancing quality of health services provided for patients through the safe and effective usage of therapeutic products.
  • Highlighting the integral role of pharmacists as an effective member in the medical team. 
  • Encouraging pharmacists to conduct pharmaceutical care- related researches.

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