Oman phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal fo­rum to be­gin to­mor­row

Muscat Daily - - NATION -

Mus­cat - The Oman Phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal Con­fer­ence 2019 will be or­gan­ised by the Col­lege of Phar­macy from De­cem­ber 3-4 at the col­lege cam­pus.

Themed, ‘Em­pow­er­ing Phar­ma­cists in Health­care and Med­i­ca­tion Safety’, the con­fer­ence will be in­au­gu­rated un­der the aus­pices of Dr Hi­lal Ali al Hinai, sec­re­tary gen­eral, The Re­search Coun­cil.

Dig­ni­taries from the min­istries of Health and Higher Ed­u­ca­tion will at­tend the con­fer­ence and the keynote address will be given by Dr Suresh Mad­ha­van, dean and Pro­fes­sor, Sys­tem Col­lege of Phar­macy, Univer­sity of North Texas Health Science Cen­tre.

He will be speak­ing on ‘Em­pow­er­ing Phar­ma­cists for In­no­va­tive Roles in Health­care and Med­i­ca­tion Safety in Oman’.

Dr Mo­hammed Ham­dan al Rubai’e, di­rec­tor gen­eral of Phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal Af­fairs and Drug Con­trol, Min­istry of Health, will chair the ses­sion.

The two-day event, ac­cred­ited by the Oman Med­i­cal Spe­cialty Board will be at­tended by more than 250 del­e­gates in­clud­ing phar­ma­cists, clin­i­cal phar­ma­cists, stu­dents and other health­care pro­fes­sion­als from Oman and out­side.

The con­fer­ence will see a va­ri­ety of events in­clud­ing ple­nary lec­tures, work­shops, panel dis­cus­sions, pharma ex­hi­bi­tion and poster pre­sen­ta­tions high­light­ing re­search in the field of phar­macy. The lec­ture on med­i­ca­tion safety cul­ture in the Mid­dle East will be de­liv­ered by Dr Thamer al Sham­mari, Med­i­ca­tion Safety Re­search Chair, King Saud Univer­sity, Saudi Ara­bia.

Hu­sain al Ramimmy, di­rec­tor of Phar­ma­covig­i­lance, DGPA &DC, MoH, Sara al Balushi, di­rec­tor, Phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal Care Depart­ment, direc­torate gen­eral of Med­i­cal Sup­plies, and Shireen Imam­bakhsh Alzad­jali, pae­di­atric haema­tol­ogy/on­col­ogy from Sul­tan Qa­boos Univer­sity Hospi­tal, and many other renowned health pro­fes­sion­als will be de­liv­er­ing the lec­tures.

Work­shops on phar­ma­covig­i­lance and med­i­ca­tion safety cul­ture will be con­ducted dur­ing the con­fer­ence by MoH officials.

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