World Pharmacist Day Celebrated at Allana College , Azam Campus

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The students and staff of MCE Society’s Allana College of Pharmacy, Pune celebrated World Pharmacist Day with full enthusiasm and professionalism. The following professional activities related to the theme of this year ‘Pharmacist: Your Partner in Health’ were conducted during the period of 25th August 2015 to 1st Oct 2015.

  1. Tobacco free India Drive in collaboration with FDA , Pune

To support the government’s initiative to ban gutkha and to promote awareness regarding the harmful effects of Gutkha our staff and  Students along with FDA Team visited various Pan stalls across Pune to distribute pamphlets for ‘Tobacco free India Movement’  in the prestigious presence of Shri.Girish Bapat (Minister for FDA), Dr. Harshdeep Kamble (Commissioner, FDA)      and Shri. Shashikant Kekare (Joint Commissioner, FDA, Pune). The Students of Final Year  B Pharm alongwith the staff Dr Dilnawaz Pathan, Shakeel Memon and Samreen Shaikh volunteered for this noble cause.

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Samreen Shaikh, Dr Dilnawaz Pathan, Shri.Girish Bapat (Minister Food, civil supply and consumer protection depatment), Dr. Harshdeep Kamble (Commissioner, FDA)  and Shri. Shashikant Kekare (Joint Commissioner, FDA, Pune), Shakeel Memon & Students of Final Year  B. Pharm.

b. Health checkup Camp in collaboration with Wellness for ever chains of Pharmacies

A complete Health checkup camp was organized for staff and students of Azam campus in collaboration with Wellness for ever chains of Pharmacies. The Students of F. Y and S. Y.  B. Pharm. Volunteers under the guidance of Dr. Zia-ur-rehman, Mrs. Amruta Yadav and Mr. AzharPathan along with the team from Wellness Forever ensured the smooth and efficient working of the health Check-up Camp.

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Volunteers FY B.Pharm, Prof Rajat Sayyed, Ms Nilofer Sayyed, Dr Dilnawaz Pathan, Prof Irfan Shaikh(Chairman LMC)Dr  Kiran S Bhise(Principal MCE Society’s Allana College of Pharmacy), Dr V.N. Jagtap(Principal MCE Society’s Institute of Pharmacy), Col Sameer Kulkarni, Prof Ruksana A Rub, Dr Ziya-Ur-Rehman

In addition, the expert talks of Dr. Surekha Bhalerao, Founder, Wellness Program ; Mr. Anil Dandekar, an NGO ; Col. Sameer Kulkarni, founder , M-Woodpecker ; Dr. Mahesh Burande, President IPER  were arranged on the topics Women’s Health, Hygiene And Nutrition ; Disaster Management, How To Be An Effective Professional, And Scope And Potential After Pharmacy.

The valedictory function was held on 1st Oct 2015 in the gracious presence of Mr. Shashikant Kekare, Joint Comissioner FDA( Food), Pune  as the Chief Guest ;   Prof. Irfan Shaikh Joint Secretary MCE Society as Guest of Honor. Principal Dr Kiran Bhise acknowledged the motivating presence of Mr Kotgire Asst Comissioner FDA( Food), Pune  , Mr Kiran Mane Regional Head Wellness for ever, Pune and his team.