National Chairman of Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), Pharm., Adewale Oladigbolu FPSN
The National Chairman of Association of Community Pharmacists of Nigeria (ACPN), Pharm., Adewale Oladigbolu FPSN, has said that Pharmacists will continue to serve humanity to promote the essence of healthy living.
Pharm Adewale made the statement in commemoration of the annual World Health Day today, April 7th, as he felicitates all Pharmacists across the length and breadth of Nigeria on the occasion of World Health Day 2022.
In his message, he said this year celebration is focused on health and planet, adding that the role of Community Pharmacists cannot be overemphasised as they provide primary health care.
“As this year celebration focus on the health of human being and health of the planet, I call on all Community Pharmacists Nationwide to continue to do their best in giving service to humanity and be mindful of the environment they all practice.
“I have heard of Community Pharmacists, who are passionate about the environment but later took up positions in government.
“However, I further call on Community Pharmacists to keep being passionate about health, environment and keep giving service to the people and to keep telling the people the need to respect the practice.” He said
Speaking on behalf of the National Chairman and National Executive Council, the Association National Secretary, Pharm., Eze Ambrose, felicitates all Nigerians on the occasion of World Health Day celebration.
Following this year World Health Day theme; Our Planet, Our Health, the World Health Organisation disclosed that climate change is negatively impacting air and water supply, food, security and human habitat and shelter.
The WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, alerts all Member States to urgently initiate adaptation and mitigation actions before it escalates.