World Health Day – Fats

A diet that is rich in fatty foods is a contributing factor to cardiovascular disease, such as dyslipidemia and atherosclerosis. One of the main concerns with these diseases is the accumulation of fatty deposits in blood vessels. Although the symptoms may not manifest themselves clearly, blocked blood vessels can restrict blood flow and can cause […]

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Dia Mundial de la Salud – Grasas

Las dietas que son ricas en comidas grasosas son un factor que contribuye a las enfermedades cardiovasculares, como dislipidemia y aterosclerosis. Una de las preocupaciones principales es la acumulacion de depositos de grasa en los vasos sanguíneos. A pesar que algunas veces los síntomas no se manifiestan claramente, los vasos sanguíneos bloqueados pueden restringir el […]

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PARS 2015

The IPSF spirit is alive and well in the Pan American Region! Check out the video below about the Pan American Regional Symposium which took place last week in San Luis, Argentina. Kudos to everyone who was involved in making PARS possible and all who attended to keep the IPSF spirit strong! Viva la Pharmacie!!

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PARO 2015-2016 Nominations

  Are you interested in being more involved with IPSF on the regional level? The call for nominations to the PARO Regional Working Group is now open! Please see the attached documents and nomination form for more information on the various positions and their responsibilities. ***Please note that we are only accepting nominations for SUBCOMMITTEE […]

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Oral Hygiene

  ORAL HYGIENE! Tips to Run Campaign: -Ask a health provider from the local health center to come in and speak with the children about the importance of oral hygiene. -Discuss the 2min2x brushing technique with the children -Use a poem to highlight all the important tasks teeth perform -Demonstrate how to appropriately brush teeth […]

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Healthy Diet for Healthy Kids!

HEALTHY DIET FOR KIDS! The bodies of kids utilize nutrients from food to function properly and stay healthy. In the accurate amounts, nutrients give children the energy needed to grow, learn and be continuously active. Here are some benefits of a healthy diet for kids: Healthy weight for height Mental well-being Ability to learn and […]

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Healthy Living – Handwashing

  HAND WASHING!     Tips to Run Campaign: -Ask a health provider (or a nurse) from the local health center to come in and speak with the children about hand washing -Discuss when to wash hands -Demonstrate how to appropriately wash hands for the children -Share some songs and finger plays about hand washing […]

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