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Health News of Monday, 11 May 2020

Source: The Health Watch

PSGH holds COVID-19 webinar

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH) in collaboration with AstraZeneca presents a COVID-19 WEBCAST for Pharmacists practising in Ghana and all over the world on Friday, 8th May, 2020

This was revealed through a tweet by society’s official twitter account page via (@Official_PSGH).The programme, the first in its series will be on the topic “Overview of Coronavirus Diseases and Pathophysiology of COVID-19” according to the tweet.

The event which has caught global attention due to the specialized role of Pharmacists in the Health Sector as Medicine Specialists would be privileged to host great Pharmacists like Pharm. Kwame Botwe, President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana(PSGH), Dr. Marc Dzradosi - Head of Pharmaceutical Services and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist at International Maritime Hospital (IMAH), Ghana , Dr. Mrs. Martha Gyansa- Lutterodt - Director of Technical Services , Ministry of Health, Ghana and Prof. Kwame Ohene-Buabeng - Clinical Pharmacologist and Associate Professor at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. Indeed the weight and magnitude of speakers goes a long way to substantiate why the event has attracted a lot of attention worldwide.

Since the emergence and spread of the COVID-19 Disease, there has been a global cry for Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Companies worldwide to intervene with management or treatment as Drug Specialists. Interventions ranging from the Manufacturing of Essential Drugs, Provision of Primary Health Care by Pharmacists in Community Pharmacies, Provision of Expert Drug Therapy advice as integral members of medical teams managing cases in the Hospitals , Public Education and ubiquitous efforts towards the manufacturing of Vaccines amongst others.

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana has continuously played a vital role in all aspects and the society continues to reinforce and tighten strategic operations in the global fight against COVID-19.

On Friday, 8th May, 2020, the world shall experience another great step by Pharmacists in the world towards the progressive global attempt to combat COVID-19 as Pharmacists in Ghana lead the line in Part 1 of a COVID -19 Webinar on the topic “Overview of Coronavirus Diseases and Pathophysiology of COVID-19” . The highly anticipated and much talked about event worldwide for the past few days is sponsored by AstraZeneca, one of the leading pharmaceutical and bio pharmaceutical companies in the world.

For classified updates, info on eligibility to participate, guidance on registration and verification or clarification of all the above info, please visit the official social media pages of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana (PSGH );

Twitter: @Official_PSGH

Instagram: @Official_psgh

You can directly contact Pharm. Dennis Awitty : or (+233) 208 162 909

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