Staff propaganda knowledge about past drug recovery to past people Wang Lina / Photo
Many people may not know that expired medicines have been listed in the "National Hazardous Waste List" and belong to toxic and hazardous waste. Taking expired medicine will not cure the disease, but will delay and worsen the disease, which may cause harm to the human body. Expired medicines will be polluted to the soil and water sources if they are discarded into domestic garbage. At the same time, if expired drugs flow into the hands of drug dealers, they will disrupt the regular drug business order and cause hidden dangers to the safety of drug use by the masses.
So, how to deal with expired medicines correctly?
On December 23, Yanping District launched a theme publicity campaign entitled "Beautiful Yanping · Drip Life-Fixed Site for Family Expired Drug Recovery". The leaders of Yanping District, relevant departments and relevant persons in charge of each street participated in the activity.
"Hello, expired medicines are very harmful, and scientific recovery is good for everyone. This is an outdated medicines recycling brochure. How do you usually deal with expired medicines in your home?" At the event, the staff actively promoted the knowledge of expired medicines to the past And enthusiastically answer questions for the masses.
The event was sponsored by the Yanping District Government and undertaken by the Yanping District Market Supervision and Administration Bureau. It aims to further improve the designated work for the recovery of expired medicines at home and increase the awareness and participation of the general public.
Recycling expired drugs may seem trivial, but it is of great significance. It is the responsibility of the market supervision and ecological environment department. It is an important guarantee for improving the level of community services and protecting the physical and mental health of the people. The mission of the theme of "mission", the basic requirements of serving the people. Good recovery of expired drugs requires the joint efforts of government departments, production and operation enterprises, and medical institutions, as well as the close cooperation of the general public and the media.
At present, Yanping District has selected 11 reputable and excellent service pharmacies and 13 communities as the first batch of expired drug collection points, and will carry out comprehensive recovery of expired drugs in the entire area.
At the event site, three newly-designated home units for expired medicines were awarded. Off-site services are also provided for the convenience of residents such as measuring blood pressure and measuring blood lipids. Through the release of knowledge manuals and the establishment of display boards, the awareness rate of overdue drug recovery and the participation of the public have been improved. The event attracted a large number of people to watch the promotional materials and learn about the consultation.
In the next stage, Yanping District will continue to explore more convenient means, establish and improve relevant working mechanisms and systems, and send knowledge about rational and safe use of medicines to communities and families, and to spread knowledge to millions of households.
It is understood that at present, Yanping District has set up home expired medicine collection points: Sihe Street Office Dayjin Community Residents Committee, New Community Residents Committee, Makeng Community Residents Committee, Yangdong Community Residents Committee; Ziyun Street Office Gulou Community Residents Committee, Huaguang Community Residents Committee, Qianjin Community Residents Committee; Meishan Street Office Dongshan Community Residents Committee, Wenxuan Community Residents Committee, Jiefang Community Residents Committee; Shuinan Street Office Jiangnan Community Residents Committee; Huangdun Street Office Resident Committee of Xingguang Community; Resident Committee of Yuping Community of Shuidong Sub-district Office; Kangbai Pharmacy Anfeng Store, Binjiang Store, HSBC Store, Nanlu Store, Shengli Store, Jiangnan Store, Municipal Store, Celery Store, Xiadao Store , New city shop, new village shop. (Wang Linawen / picture)