• Community Works     |     Department of Pharmacy

 

       Overview

 

 

 

       Blood Donation Program

 

 

 

       Seminar and awareness

 

 

 

       Helping and Aiding program

 

 

 

  • Overview

 

The quality assurance system needs to ensure that the university makes a significant contribution to the community, society and country. Community involvement is an effective way of understanding the social issues and working with people. Community involvement will provide students with opportunity to synthesize academic learning with real life situation and contribute to the community development. 

University of Asia Pacific is working for social development from very beginning of it formation from various aspects.It has preserved six percent of total seats for children of Freedom Fighters and for poor meritorious students from remote underdeveloped regions of Bangladesh and offered up to full tuition fee waiver. Additionally 10%-100% VC's special tuition fee waiver is there for the poor and meritorious students in each semester. Department of Pharmacy has an active and fully functional pharmacy social awareness club where interested students are active members and involved different types of social works like arranging seminars connected with social issues, blood donation campaign, winter cloth distribution, oral saline preparation and distribution among flood affected people etc. 

 

  • Activities

 

Blood Donation Camps

Organized by Social Awareness Club, Department of Pharmacy, which later became a Central Club under DSW, co-ordinated by the faculty members of the department of Pharmacy

few events are as follows

 

Voluntary “Blood Donation Camp”

  • 22 January, 2019


UAP Social Awareness Club organised a voluntary “Blood Donation Camp” in cooperation with the Quantum Foundation on 22 January, 2019 at UAP Plaza.

The camp started at 10.00 am in the morning and continued till 5.00 pm. Students from different departments attended voluntarily in the campaign.

Professor Dr. Mohiduddin Ahmed Bhuiyan, Head, Department of Pharmacy, Md. Tarek Khan, Assistant Director, DSW, and members of the club were present during the blood donation camp. The donors were screened for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Syphilis, AIDS and Malaria at free of cost. They were also given a donor card from Quantum Foundation. Total sixty three students were registered in the camp. After the check-up facilitated by Quantum Foundation’s Team, total 49 units of blood was donated by students of the university in the day-long camp.

  

Ms. Mahjabeen Gazi, Adviser, UAP Social Awareness Club coordinated the program along with the enthusiast members of the club.

 

 

Social Awareness Club organized a Blood Donation Program

  • 14 May, 2018

On 14 May, 2018, Social Awareness Club, under the direction of Directorate of Students’ Welfare (DSW), organized a voluntary Blood Donation Campaign in cooperation with the Quantum Foundation. A large number of students from different departments of the university cheerfully participated in the programme.

The program started at 10:00 am and continued till 5:00 pm at UAP Plaza. Ms. Mahjabeen Gazi, Advisor of the Social Awareness Club and Md. Tarek Khan, Assistant Director of DSW were present at the inaugural ceremony. During the campaign total 53 volunteers participated in the registration process and after preliminary on-site medical screening for health history, body weight and blood pressure nearly 41 individuals were finally selected for blood donation.

The donors were screened for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Syphilis, AIDS, Malaria at free of cost. They were also given a donor card from Quantum Foundation. With this card, they and their family members will get blood easily at the time of need from Quantum Foundation.

Social Awareness Club honored the donors with a token of appreciation for their valuable contribution in this noble task. Generally, the club recognizes the donors, who have donated blood more than three times.

 

Social Awareness Club organized a Blood Donation Program

  • 22 November 2017

Social Awareness Club under the direction of Directorate of Students’ Welfare (DSW) organized a Blood Donation Program in cooperation with the Quantum Foundation on 22 November 2017. Prof. Dr. Jamilur Reza Choudhury, Vice Chancellor inaugurated the day-long donation program as hief guest. In his speech, he highlighted on creating awareness among the students and the society as a whole about the values of voluntary blood donation.

Air Cdre (Retd.) Ishfaq Ilahi Choudhury, Director, DSW, Mr. Sarwar Razzaq Chowdhury, Registrar, Professor Dr. Mohiduddin Ahmed Bhuiyan, Head, Department of Pharmacy, Md. Tarek Khan, Assistant Director, DSW, faculty members and members of the Social Awareness Club were present at the inaugural ceremony of blood donation program. There were a total 94 blood donors who were screened for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Syphilis, AIDS, Malaria at free of cost. The donors were also given a donor card from Quantum Foundation. In the afternoon, a Donor Award Giving Ceremony was arranged. Air Cdre (Retd.) Ishfaq Ilahi Choudhury, Director (DSW) was present as the chief guest of the ceremony. In his speech, he said that we should come forward for saving humanity by blood donation and appreciated the awareness of students in the voluntary blood donation program. Twelve donors were awarded for donating blood for at least three consecutive times.

Mahjabeen Gazi, Advisor, Social Awareness Club, and Dr. Engr. Md. Mahmudul Hasan, Member, Social Awareness Club worked together to make the program a success.

 

 

Blood donation program at UAP

  • 15-16 May, 2017

Social Awareness Club, UAP has conducted a Blood Donation Program in cooperation with the Quantum Foundationon15-16 May, 2017. In this camp, overwhelming number of volunteers of different departments of university have participated with cheerfulness.

The program started in the morning and continued till 5:00 pm at UAP Plaza. Students were the major donors and faculties were the motivators. During the camp total 120 volunteers participated in the registration process and after preliminary on-site medical screening for health history, body weight and blood pressure nearly 94 individuals were selected for the donation.These 94 donors were screened for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Syphilis, AIDS, Malaria at free of cost. The donors were also given a donor card from Quantum Foundation. With this card, they and their family members will get blood at time of need from Quantum Foundation. Social Awareness Club honored the donors by light refreshment with a token of appreciation for their valuable contribution in this noble task. Usually the club recognized the donors,who have donated blood more than three times.

MahjabeenGazi, advisor of the Social Awareness Club congratulated the donors for their noble contribution and thanked the university authority for organizing this blood donation camp before Ramadan. She also thanked the team of the Social Awareness Clubfor their endless strength to make this event successful.

 

 

Blood Donation Campaign jointly organized by Department of Pharmacy and Quantum Foundation

  • November 27, 2016

Pharmacy Social awareness Club, UAP jointly organized a Blood Donation Campaign in collaboration with Quantum Foundation on November 28, 2016. Prof. Dr. Jamilur Reza Choudhury, Vice Chancellor, UAP inaugurated the day long donation program as Chief Guest.

The program started with a brief description of the activities and goals of Pharmacy Social Awareness Club by the convener of the club Assistant Professor Ms. Mahjabeen Gazi.

 

Professor Dr. Jamilur Reza Choudhury, honourable Vice-Chancellor, UAP in his speech emphasized on creating awareness among the students and the society as a whole about the merits of voluntary blood donation. He also shared his experience about Quantum Foundation in different social activities. Prof. Dr. Swarnali Islam Khandaker, Head, Department of Pharmacy thanked Quantum Foundation for associating Pharmacy Department, UAP in their campaign for the 5th time in a row. The program was dedicated to the memory of Prof. Dr. Abul Hasnat, a visiting faculty from from Dhaka University who passed away on November 27, 2016.

 

 

Blood Donation Program at UAP Pharmacy Department

  • March 07, 2015

12th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Board of Governors (BOG) and 57th Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting were held on Saturday, March 07, 2015 at a restaurant in Banani.

Professor Dr. Jamilur Reza Choudhury, Vice Chancellor, UAP inaugurated the event as Chief Guest. In his inaugural speech, Prof. Choudhury said, we should come forward to saving humanity to donate blood.

Professor Dr. Mohiduddin Ahmed Bhuiyan, Head, Ms. Mehjabeen Gazi, Lecturer of the department and Sheikh Md. Foisal, coordinator of Quantum Foundation also addressed the program. Faculty members and students were present at the blood donation program.

 

 

Blood Donation Campaign at Department of Pharmacy

  • July 07, 2013

Dept. of Pharmacy and Quantum Foundation jointly organized Blood Donation Campaign at the Pharmacy auditorium. The campaign was held on July 07, 2013. Head of the Dept. of Pharmacy Prof. Dr. Md. Mohiuddin Ahmed Bhuiyan mentioned in his speech that Social Awareness Club of Dept. of Pharmacy would like to encourage the young blood donors to donate blood and to help those who need it badly. Often people do not get enough blood when they are severely ill, so this effort will definitely help blood collection. Ms. Mehjabeen Gazi, Lecturer, Department of Pharmacy was the organizer of the Blood Donation Campaign. She mentioned that Dept. of Pharmacy along with the Social Awareness Club has been organizing such events with a view to facilitating the collection of blood. Often the students cannot donate blood even when they want to. Such efforts undoubtedly give them opportunity to donate blood. She also mentioned that Quantum Foundation is a trustworthy organization and makes the proper utilization of the collected blood.

 

 

  • Seminars

Seminar on Thalassemia Awareness and Blood Donation Camp

  • April 18, 2019

Social Awareness Club, UAP under the direction of the Directorate of Students’ Welfare (DSW), in association with the Rotary Club of Motijheel, and Bangladesh Thalassemia Foundation organised a day-long programme titled “Seminar on Thalassemia Awareness and Voluntary Blood Donation Camp” on April 18, 2019, at UAP.

The seminar on Thalassemia Awareness started at 10:30 am in the UAP Auditorium and continued till 12 PM. The voluntary blood donation camp started at 10:00 am in the Plaza and continued till 4 PM. Students from different departments attended voluntarily in the camp. In the seminar, the audience was briefed regarding the dangers of the disease and how to take safeguard against its spread.

The donors were screened for Thalassemia, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Syphilis, HIV and Malaria at free of cost. After the check-up of the medical team, a total of 49 units of blood was donated by students of the university in the day-long camp.

The seminar was attended by Mr Monzoor Ahmed Chowdhury, Honourable Chairperson, Board of Trustees; Prof. Dr M.R. Kabir, Honourable Pro Vice-Chancellor; Air Cdre (Retd.) Ishfaq Ilahi Choudhury, Director, DSW; Mr Sarwer R. Chowdhury, Registrar; Ms Mahjabeen Gazi, Adviser, UAP Social Awareness Club, faculty members of UAP.

Among others, high-ranking officials from different Rotary Clubs, Universal Medical College and Hospital Ltd. and Bangladesh Thalassemia Foundation also attended the programme. Over 150 students from different departments joined the seminar with enthusiasm and showed keen interest to know about thalassemia.

 

 

  • Seminar on “Early Detection and Challenges of Breast Cancer in Bangladesh” at UAP

 

Social Awareness Club, UAP jointly organized a seminar with Blue Sky Charitable Foundation (BSCF) titled “Early Detection and Challenges of Breast Cancer in Bangladesh” on Wednesday July 12th at the seminar room of DBA.

Prof. Dr. Qamruzzaman Chowdhury, Director (Medical Service) and Head (Radiation Oncology Department), Ahsania Mission Cancer and General Hospital addressed the seminar as the keynote presenter. Mr. Nizam Chowdhury, Chairman, NRB Global Bank Limited as the Speaker, while Ms. Ayesha Siddiqua Shelley, Head of Advisory Committee, BSCF was present as the Chairperson of the seminar. Medical Consultants and representatives of BSCF were present at the seminar. Faculty members and students from different departments were attended in the seminar.

The presentation of the keynote speaker was very motivating, instructive and interactive. More than 90 participants attended the seminar and the message was clear: Prioritise your health and get regular checks. Prof. Dr. Qamruzzaman Chowdhury was eager to speak that the early diagnosis of breast cancer has a 90% survival rate. The seminar featured an update on the latest information about hereditary and lifestyle factors that affect cancer risk, plus screening recommendations for early detection of the disease.

The program was finally concluded with vote of thanks by Dr. Zabun Nahar, Department of Pharmacy. Mahjabeen Gazi, Advisor, Social Awareness Club and Waheeda Nasreen, Convener, Pharmacy Social Awareness Club was accompanied the seminar. Md. Ariful Huda Ashik, President, Social Awareness Club was coordinated the seminar. Frequently asked questions including the risk factors and management of the disease were addressed by the consultants and doctors presented in the seminar. The participants were given gifts by Aristopharma Limited.

 

 

  • Helping and Aiding Programs

UAP Pharmacy Department Distributes Winter Clothes

  • January 8, 2016

Pharmacy Social Awareness Club of UAP held its 'Winter Cloth Distribution Program' on January 8, 2016.

The students and faculties of the department enthusiastically took steps towards contributing to the program. About 300 pieces of blankets were bought and 8 sacs of winter clothes were collected in order to distribute these among the needy and less privileged cold affected people of Jhargaon area of Thakurgaon district. A team of 12 members including faculty members and students; coordinated by Ms. Mahjabeen Gazi and led by Md. Abu Sufian and Md. Abdullah Al Noman from the Department of Pharmacy distributed clothes and blankets among the people stricken with severe cold.

During the distribution, Md. Amir Ali of Jhargaon High School Committee accompanied by some other local people and local police helped the team of UAP. The news was covered by some local newspaper. The Department of Pharmacy, UAP has always been meticulous towards its social responsibilities and public welfare. All the faculties and students are encouraged and motivated by the Head of this department to take initiatives towards helping the less privileged by making a significant contribution to the club.

 

 


Winter Cloth Distribution Program

  • January 2014

Pharmacy Social Awareness Club of UAP, carried out its 'Winter Cloth Distribution Program' in the month of January 2014. The faculty, students and staff of the department enthusiastically took steps towards contributing to the program. About 400 pieces of winter clothes were collected and 200 pieces of blankets were bought in order to distribute among the needy and the less privileged of the Subornochor, Noakhali. A team of 16 members including students; coordinate by Ms. Waheeda Nasreen and led by Mr. Zahid Sadek Chowdhury, Mr. Md. Reazul Islam and Mr. Tanveer Ahsan from the department of Pharmacy, travelled to Shubornochor of Noakhali and distributed clothes and blankets among the people stricken with severe cold. The Department of Pharmacy, UAP has always been meticulous towards its social responsibilities and public welfare. Furthermore, the alumni association of the department also encouraged and motivated initiatives taken towards helping the less privileged by making a significant contribution to the club.

 

Social Awareness Club of Pharmacy Department of UAP helped the Victims of the Savar Building Collapse

  • 16th May 2013

Pharmacy Social Awareness Club of UAP once again has proved their motif of offering their helping hand for the sake of humanity. Recently, on 16th May 2013 the student of Pharmacy department has contributed a generous amount to the traumatized victims of the Savar tragedy In Enam Medical College and Hospital. They have given an amount of taka 2000 per patient admitted in the orthopaedic department. Many of the patients have lost their limbs and others have serious injury. The whole unit of orthopaedic department was pleased to see such kind of initiative Asia Pacific University and they themselves guided the team to give their contributions to the effected patients. Next the Pharmacy Social Awareness Club plans to do some extra rehabilitation work for the traumatized victims to ensure their survival after such a dreadful incidence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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