MALAYSIA: Sikh Captain Manvikram Singh Gill, a pharmacist at Tuanku Mizan Armed Forces Hospital in Wangsa Maju (Malaysia) is honoured with the ‘Pharmacy Professional of The Year 2019’ award.
Creating a new milestone for the Armed Forces, Sikh Captain Manvikram Singh Gill became its first medical officer to be honoured with the prestigious award.
SwipeRx, the largest social network of pharmacists in Southeast Asia, presented its top professional pharmacist award to Manvikram on Monday, 17 February.
The 28-year-old beat thousands of other pharmacists to win the award, which is presented in recognition of his contribution to the practice in the country.
Military pharmacists provide healthcare services during peace or wartime.
“I am proud of the award which helped put the Armed Forces and the country on a pedestal. It will motivate me and my fellow colleagues to aim high in our service,” Manvikram Singh said.
Manvikram graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy from the La Trobe University in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia in 2014.
Apart from his regular duties, Manvikram is also actively involved with the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society, the Malaysia-Australia Defence Alumni Association, the Armed Forces Sikh Association and the United Nations Association of Malaysia’s youth chapter.