Did you know? The mortar and pestle is an international symbol of pharmacists and pharmacies.
Origin of this Holiday
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day.
It is possible this holiday may of been created by the greeting card industry
Or it could of been created by a pharmacist group but no information of any group who creaters this holiday was found .
Why January and Why the 12th day?
We did not find any reference to why the month of January or why the 12th.
This holiday is referred to as a "National" day- However, we did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day. Even though we didn't, this is still a holiday that is publicized to celebrate.
So enjoy the day and have fun with it.
We found some recognition from calendar sites and personal Internet sites that blog and share information about this holiday.
Definition of a Pharmacist
Wikipedia encyclopedia tells us "Pharmacists are health professionals who practice the art and science of pharmacy." "In their traditional role, pharmacists typically take a request for medicines from a prescribing health care provider in the form of a medical prescription and dispense the medication to the patient and counsel them on the proper use and adverse effects of that medication."
How can I Celebrate this holiday?
- Every Holiday deserves a party! - Get ready for your next party by shopping for the lastest supplies to make your holday a real hit. We found a place that sales products for children and adult parties both.
- Send Free Internet Invitations! - If your ready to get together with your friends don't forget to invite them by email with these fun Internet Invitations. They are always fun & FREE!
If you are new to this holiday:
If you are new to this holiday; then maybe you would like to find more information about this subject. We found that Amazon.com is a popular Internet Site for finding books, supplies and more.
Other January Holidays around the world
When is this holiday celebrated?
National Pharmacist Day is celebrated annually on January 12 in the United States!
Happy Pharmacist Day everyone!
On this day we are encouraged to honor pharmacists, and recognizes their important role in medical care.