KIU, Western Campus – The Kampala International University Pharmacy Student’s Association (KIUPSA) has launched the KIUPSA 12th Annual Pharmacy Awareness Week, which will take place from 17th to 22nd October, 2022.
The event, which is meant to create and increase awareness about the Pharmacy profession among the public, will be held under the theme, “Pharmacy Profession in the Current Era.”
According to KIUPSA president Michael Daniel Funda, the event is meant to enhance the importance and impact of the pharmacy profession in the context of current global health challenges.
“It is meant to enhance the impact of the pharmacy profession and pharmaceutical sector on people’s lives in the context of healthcare trends, evidence and policies within the current and emerging global health challenges,” Funda told this website.
Some of the activities that will take place during the week include; a health run on mental health awareness, zebra crossings repainting, community cleaning along health sensitization, botanical day activities and herbal medicines-use awareness, a conference and exhibition, sports activities, health medical camp an alumni convention and student’s mentorship interactions, and blood donations throughout the week.
KIU Science students associations like KIUPSA and Association of Medical Students of KIU (AMSKIU) have been very active in holding awareness activities related to health for the past decade.