BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 219
DECLARING THE SECOND WEEK OF DECEMBER OF EVERY YEAR AS NATIONAL PHARMACY WEEK
WHEREAS, pharmacy plays an important role in safeguarding and promoting the health of the nation; and
WHEREAS, to make that role more effective, it is necessary that the people familiarize themselves with the scientific use of pharmaceutical preparations;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elpidio Quirino, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare the second week of December of every year as National Pharmacy Week.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
Done in the City of Manila, this 11th day of November, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and fifty, and of the Independence of the Philippines, the fifth.
President of the Philippines
By the President: