KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY THE RFPTN PRESIDENT AT THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN INDUCTION CEREMONY, 2024

Good morning/afternoon, esteemed guests, fellow pharmacy professionals, and most importantly, our newest Pharmacy Technicians.

It is with great pleasure that I stand before you, incredibly proud and honored to present my key note address on the occasion of this Pharmacy Technicians induction by the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria, a very significant milestone in our healthcare system, that recognizes the roles played by pharmacy Technicians in ensuring safe
and effective delivery of pharmaceutical services. This is a momentous occasion, marking the beginning of your journey in a profoundly impactful and noble profession.

The Pharmacy Council of Nigeria has always been at the forefront of regulating the
practice of Pharmacy Technicians in the country and her commitments to upholding professional standards and ensuring competence of Pharmacy Technicians is commendable.

Becoming a Pharmacy Technician requires dedication, hard work, and a genuine
passion for serving others. You have successfully completed your training, demonstrating your commitment to this field. Congratulations on this significant achievement!

Pharmacy Technicians play a vital role in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of pharmacies. You are the backbone of the pharmacy team, directly contributing to patient care by preparing medications, dispensing prescriptions, and providing vital information and support to patients.Your role is crucial in ensuring the accuracy, safety, and effectiveness of medication distribution.

I welcome you, the newest Pharmacy Technicians, into the community of the Reformed Forum of Pharmacy Technicians Nigeria (RFPTN). This is the only association that is approved and recommended for Pharmacy Technicians by the Pharmacy Council of Nigeria.

Becoming a member of the RFPTN, you join a professional community dedicated to upholding the highest standards of practice and optimization of the welfare of
members. We are committed to continuous learning, ethical conduct, and patient-centered care. These values will guide you throughout your career, ensuring you provide the best possible service to your patients and communities.
The road ahead may hold challenges, but you are not alone. The RFPTN is here to support you in every step of the way. We offer several career opportunities and professional development resources to help you excel in your chosen fields. Remember, the learning never stops in this dynamic profession. Embrace challenges,
ask questions, and continuously strive to improve your knowledge and skills.

Once again, welcome to the exciting world of Pharmacy Technicians! I am thrilled to have you join this association. Remember, you are entering a profession that makes a real difference in people’s lives. Embrace this responsibility with compassion, dedication, and a commitment to excellence. As the RFPTN President, I encourage you to actively participate in our organization, contribute your unique talents, and help us shape the future of pharmacy practice in Nigeria.

Congratulations once again, and best wishes for a rewarding and fulfilling career as a Pharmacy Technician! May your journey be filled with learning, growth, and the satisfaction of serving others. Be the reason someone smiles and remembers that kindness was dispensed with your medication.

Shagba Humphrey T. (CPhT)
RFPTN President

Comments

2 responses to “KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY THE RFPTN PRESIDENT AT THE PHARMACY TECHNICIAN INDUCTION CEREMONY, 2024”

  1. Shehu Musa Doguwa Avatar
    Shehu Musa Doguwa

    Thank you Mr. President. And welcome to all newly inductees.

  2. Ahmed Zannah Avatar
    Ahmed Zannah

    Please what’s RFPTN is doing in the case regarding DE registration for pharmacy technicians

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