AAU participates in DUPHAT 2018
Al Ain University of Science and Technology, represented by the College of Pharmacy, participated in in the 23rd Dubai International Pharmaceuticals & Technologies Conference & Exhibition "DUPHAT 2018”. Which was held under the patronage of H. H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, from 27th Feb to 1st March at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.
The exhibition was opened by H.E. Humaid Mohamed Al Qutami -Chairman and Director-General of the Dubai Health Authority, who visited the university’s booth and briefed on the pharmacy program which blends of scientific theories and practices through training in pharmaceutical factories, hospitals and private pharmacies, Where, the AAU College of Pharmacy’s participation included studies, medical researches, scientific posters and pictures, which aims to exchange experiences with different institutions.
The College of Pharmacy’s students of Al Ain University of Science and Technology obtained two awards, their participations where judged by a panel of prominent international judges in the field of pharmacy, who qualified them to get, Ninth place as the “Best Pharmacy Oral Presentation Award”, and Tenth best pharmacy student innovative poster award.
Dr. Noor El Deen Atatreh, AAU Chancellor, stressed on that the university's participation in the exhibition comes in recognition of the university’s belief that DUPHAT is one of the largest exhibitions to bring the largest companies and foundations operating in the field of pharmacy and pharmacy colleges from different universities under one roof, which is a good opportunity for AAU’s students to pass along with medical institutions, to disclose their qualifications and to access to the latest developments and experiences surrounding them in order to pursue with the recent developments in the field of pharmacy.
Dr. Khairi Mustafa, Dean of the College of Pharmacy, said that the participation mainly comes from the AAU’s keenness on the importance of employing scholars in scientific conferences and exhibitions that introduce students to the latest developments, research and innovative subjects.
Al Ain University of Science and Technology is keen on participating annually in DUPHAT to enhance student’s skills, qualify them to engage with the pharmaceutical market and give them the opportunity to keep updated with the new technology in the pharmaceutical manufacturing and pharmacy supplies.