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Pharmacists take to Twitter to celebrate International Women’s Day


By Beth Kennedy

08 Mar 2019

The sector has flocked to Twitter to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019.

International Women’s Day, which takes place on 8 March each year, is a global day designed to ‘celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women’, according to its website.

Community pharmacists and the sector’s representatives took to the social media site Twitter to highlight some of the achievements of women working in pharmacy.


Women in pharmacy


Some pharmacy tweeters took the opportunity to remark on how other women in the profession had spurned them on to achieve more



Inspirational women throughout history


Others highlighted prominent women in other fields.



Learning from others



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