TO PHARMACISTS AND PHARMACY STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN
Pharmacist Driven Health Awareness Campaign On The Occasion Of World Diabetes Day
The Kamra ta’ l-Ispizjara ta’ Malta would like to thank you for accepting to participate in a health awareness campaign on the occasion of World Diabetes Day which is celebrated internationally on the 14th November 2012. This campaign is being organized with the support of the Maltese Diabetes Association and the Malta Pharmaceutical Students Association
The campaign will run for a week from the 12th to the 18th November 2012 by pharmacists in community pharmacies in different localities in Malta and Gozo who have adhered to the campaign on a voluntary basis, Participating pharmacists will encourage people to be screened for diabetes and to receive advice on health promotion and prevention of diabetes and where necessary, receive a referral note to their family doctors for further investigation.
The campaign will be run against a minimal donation of 2 Euros per patient with proceeds going to the Malta Community Chest Fund (MCCF).
All those pharmacists who are going to participate in the campaign are urged to attend and participate actively in the two (2) seminars which will be held in preparation to the campaign. During these seminars important guidelines will be given that will ensure consistency in the advice that will be given to the patients. Attendance at the 2 workshops are a requirement for participation in the campaign. Certificates of attendance will be issued to each participant.
The seminars will be held on Monday 22nd and Monday 29th October.