Pharmacy Literacy Club Organized World Diabetes Day-2021 Event 

November 13, 2021


The Pharmacy Literacy Club, Department of Pharmacy Practice, MCOPS observed World Diabetes Day on 13th November 2021”, at 4 pm at Seminar Hall, Dept. of Pharmacy Practice, MCOPS, with the theme “Access to Diabetes Care.” On this occasion, an open e-poster competition on “Control diabetes before it controls you!” was conducted for all the colleges under MAHE and various pharmacy colleges across the country. Dr. M. K. Unnikrishnan, Professor, NGSM Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, NITTE University, Mangalore, delivered a guest talk, “A century of insulin: The grim reality in availability, accessibility, and affordability

Ms. Kezia Shaji from the Department of Commerce, MAHE bagged the first prize, Ms. Srinidhi Ramnath from Manipal College of Health Professions, MAHE won second prize, Ms. Aieshel Serafin Johnson and Mr. Sanjay Kurian Mathew from Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, MAHE took away the third prize for the e-poster competition. 

The event finally came to an end with the valedictory function and prize distribution for the winners of the e-poster competition by Dr. M K Unnikrishnan at 5 pm. On behalf of the Pharmacy Literacy Club, a memento was awarded to Dr. M K Unnikrishnan by Dr. Mahadev Rao, as a token of gratitude, Dr. Sonal Sekhar M, staff coordinator, Pharmacy Literacy Club delivered the vote of thanks.