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Thursday, 08 September 2016 00:00

Pharmacy symposium week 2014

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T MPSA his annual event held at Aula Magna, organized by the Department of Pharmacy is one which is looked forward to by many students. This is where students showcase their projects along with their colleagues via posters and discussions. A brief summary of all the hard work done throughout the year by the students with their respective tutor was presented. The various topics presented included point of care testing, pharmacotherapy, pharmaceutical care, pharmacy administration, industrial pharmacy, clinical analysis, medicinal chemistry and drug design. The symposium is also an opportunity for all students to mingle and catch up with their colleagues. Elections for the new MPSA executive 2014-2015 are also held.

During the opening ceremony a number of distinguished guests were invited, which included Honourable Ministers of Health and Education and the respective shadow ministers. The common principle which was brought up in their speeches was the importance of preparing the student for the industrial sector in the pharmaceutical profession which should be linked with enhancing entrepreneurship capabilities.

By the end of the week, all the students had presented their work. A small videoclip was also presented, a tradition which has been upheld for a number of years ... heartbreaking for the final year students, and an inspiration to the younger ones.

Finally, the whole week of academia was concluded with the annual MPSA Gala Dinner. For this event, all the students participating in the symposium as well as the staff of the department, are invited to wine and dine together. This glamorous event was held at Monte Kristo Estates which was successful with a good turnout.

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