As is the case every year, on the 1st of December, it becomes Pharmacist’s Day in Latin America. Only in Mexico, their number is estimated at 155 thousand Mexicans who dedicate to this branch of Science Most of them are women.
The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) guarantees the presence of more than 100,000 chemists Mexicans, of which between the tenth and the fifth are assigned to Science Basic.
The Mexicans Those working in this field work 24 hours to produce antivenoms that work as a treatment for snake and scorpion bites that save lives and are exported to more than 30 countries in the world.
The Pharmacist’s Day It helps to remember that
The clinic studies biochemical properties “in vitro” and “in vivo” in order to provide information for the prevention, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of diseases.
This is amazing Science It contains more than 70 million substances that make up the world of chemistry, which studies matter, its composition, structure, properties and the reactions that generate it.
For this reason, in Latin America, December 1 is classified as Pharmacist’s Day, to celebrate their great contributions to society.
Why is Chemist’s Day celebrated on December 1st?
In 1948, Maria de la Zaldo Arredondo suggested setting a date for a celebration of specialists in this science, which is why December 1 was set to celebrate the anniversary Pharmacist’s Day in latin america.
For this reason, professionals are celebrated Mexicans Those who work in universities, laboratories, pharmaceutical industries, factories, educational institutions and others.
This classification was awarded at the Pan-American Congress of Chemistry and Pharmacology in Havana, Cuba. However, Cuba and Argentina do not celebrate it on the same date, in Cuba, Pharmacist’s Day It is celebrated on the 4th of November every year in celebration of Alvaro Renso’s birthday.
While he was in Argentina Pharmacist’s Day On November 26 because of that date, but in 1901, Enrique Herrero Duclo, the first doctor in the
from that country.
We congratulate IPN-trained chemists for their high social commitment, who carry out relevant, efficient and transparent activities and processes in their field of competence and at every opportunity they have to put “technology at the service of the nation”. #Chemical Day pic.twitter.com/NRueuLWRqh
– IPN (IPN_MX) December 1, 2021