SEMINAR REPORT IPGA sponsored National Seminar on “Current Trends and Challenges in Pharmaceutical Sciences” An Indian Pharmaceutical Graduates’Association (IPGA) sponsored National seminar on “Current Trends and Challenges in Pharmaceutical Sciences”, World Pharmacists Day Celebration was organized on 24th and 25th September 2017 at Bhupal Nobles College of Pharmacy, Bhupal Nobles’ University, Udaipur (Rajasthan). The seminar was attended by more than 250 delegates including students and academicians, industry personals from all over the country. The students of various parts of Rajasthan and B. N. University actively participated in the seminar for various voluntary activities. The scientific committee received more than 125 abstracts for poster presentation. The honorable dignitaries in inaugural function of the seminar were Dr.Arun Garg, Secretary IPGA, Mr. P. K. Jaggi, Mr. Bhanu Dua , Mr. P. P. Sharma of IPGA central body, Dr. M. S. Rathore, Secretary Vidhya Pracharini Sabha, Dr. R. S. Chauhan, Registrar, Bhupal Nobles’ University, Udaipur, Members of IPGA State Branch, Principals of various colleges, and delegates . The seminar was started by the welcome address of Professor (Dr.), Mahendra Singh Ranawat, Dean, Faculty of Pharmacy, Bhupal Nobles’ University. He proudly stressed about the alumini of B.N. College of Pharmacy and shared their success. The dignitaries motivated the audiences to keep a positive attitude in their life to become strong personality. They enlightened the students about scope and recent challenges in Pharmacy profession. The vote of thanks was given by Dr. Rajendra Pal Singh Rathore, President IPGA Udaipur Chapter. The scientific session commenced with significant lecture of Dr. P.K. Jaggi. He emphasized role of regulatory affairs duties relating to combine their scientific and legal knowledge to ensure safe and control use of pharmaceuticals, medical products and cosmetics. In the lunch time students interacted with dignitaries and cleared their doubts. Second lecture was delivered by Mr. P.P. Sharma “Responsibilities of Pharmacist”. He explained amongst the professional responsibilities include dispensing/supply of drugs, promotion of rational use of drugs, patient counseling, duties towards patients, general and ethical responsibilities. The concluding lecture was delivered by Sachin Soni, Director- Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojna, he emphasized the benefits of cheap medication under the said scheme. In the evening poster session was inaugurated by Dr. Y. S. Sarangdevot. The students presented posters on topic related with the theme of seminar and other important aspects of pharmacy stream. The first prize for poster presentation was Mr. Surendra Singh Saurabh second were Mr. Bhupesh Sharma & Ms. Ferzana Bano and third were Ms. Payal Suthar & Mr. Rajkota. On 25th September, the guest of chair was Dr. J. S. Ranawat, President, B. N. University, guest of honor, Dr. Ajay Phatak DCO- Rajasthan and President IPGA state branch, Dr. Alok Khuteta, Registrar, Rajasthan Pharmacy Council. The World Pharmacists Day was celebrated, where more than 400 pharmacists from various part of Mewar (Banswara, Rajsamand, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur, Bhilwara, and Udaipur) gathered to witness the event. During this, all the pharmacists collectively took The Pharmacists Oath; felicitation of all pharmacists was done. The winners of poster session were awarded with prizes. The function was concluded with the vote of thanks Dr. R. P.S. Rathore, President, Udaipur Chapter and ended with Lunch. The delegates departed with promise to meet on the same date next year i.e 2018. Dr. Rajendra Pal Singh Rathore, President, Udaipur Chapter President
I take this opportunity on behalf of Pharmacy Practice division Of Indian Pharmacy Graduates' Association (IPGA) to thank you for accepting our request to deliver a lecture during the Healthcare Camp on "Diabetes - Screening and Care" held on Sunday, 11th June, 2017 at Delhi. Team IPGA is highly thankful to you for sparing your valuable time from your busy schedule to deliver a highly informative lecture. We are sure, many people will be able to manage their diabetes in a more effective way. Kulbhushan Gupta Co - Chairperson Pharmacy Practice Division
Family get together & felicitation of Prof Harkishan Singh on 11-02-2017 at AAIOI
31st Annual Conference of Indian Pharmacy Graduates' Association held at Lucknow
On Saturday April 22nd 2017, SGT College of Pharmacy, SGT University, organized first National Conference on Pharmacy Practice on the theme “Responsible Use of Medicines “for the pharmacy Students. The conference was sponsored by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Directorate of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, and partially by Indian Pharmacy Graduates’ Association (IPGA). It was an innovative concept to organize the “1st National Conference on Pharmacy Practice” as it brought together the professionals from Hospital Pharmacy, Community Pharmacy , Clinical Pharmacy, Industry, Research, Academics, Regulatory and other sectors of Pharmacy profession. Dr Vijay Bhalla, Director Professor SGT College of Pharmacy, used the platform to release the handbook on Career opportunities in Pharmacy practice, sponsored by IPGA welfare Trust. The renowned speakers Mr. Atul Nasa in his Keynote address highlighted some of the burning issues like Drug abuse by students, Life style disorder like Hypertension, Diabetes & Obesity. Prof. Pramil Tiwari highlighted the role of Pharmacist in the Community perspective on the usage of Medicines with utmost care and cautions to enhance patient safety. Mr. Pawan K Jaggi, deliberated on Prevention of Microbial Resistance to Antibiotics. He also informed about regulatory aspects and WHO concern on the issues. Dr. Rishi Kumar,informed the august gathering about the various Pharmacovigilance aspects and reporting methods for the benefits of the participants. He showed a very emotional video clip on Thalidomide tragedy. The main attraction of the event was participation of 365 delegates from 20 different Pharmacy Institutions from all over the country and 55 poster presentations. In the last the winners of the poster presentation competition were announced and felicitated by the jury. The winner of the poster presentation competition was Ms Nazia Siddhiqui, student of Masters from NIPER, Mohali.