Seminar on “Area to be focused in Pharmacy Practice” by Dr. Zaheer-ud-din-Babar at Hajvery University

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School of Pharmacy, Hajvery University organized one day seminar   entitled, “Area to be focused in Pharmacy Practice” in Pakistan on 4th February 2016, Thursday, at 11.00 am.  

Dr. Zaheer-ud-din-Babar, Head of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland, New Zealand, visited Hajvery University. He is an International speaker, and recipient of prestigious “Research Excellence Award” from University of Auckland in 2012.

Dr. Babar has active research linkages with the leading universities in Australia, Europe, and in the Asia Pacific Region. He has also acted as a consultant for World Health Organization (WHO), Health Action International, and International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), and for the Pharmaceutical Management Agency of New Zealand. He is a reviewer of top tier health-policy journals and of funding bodies including Australian National Health and Medical Research Council. Dr Babar is the founding editor of the Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice (www.joppp.org).

The seminar presented by Dr. Zaheer-ud-din-Babar was informative for students and for faculty as well. He has given some excellent solutions for current problems of Pharmacy practices. He has raised the need of community Pharmacist, i.e. processing of prescription, care of patient, monitoring of drug utilization, extemporaneous preparation, and health promotion.  With this addition, many native health care problems will automatically be resolved. At the end, there was the closing ceremony. Dr. Lubna Shakir, Mr. Talib Hussain, and students of different batches shared their comments about these worthwhile lectures. The Rector of Hajvery University, Dr. Khalid Pervaiz gave a thank note and positive feedback for the lectures. Prof. Dr. Khalid Pervaiz represented souvenir to Dr. Zaheer-ud-din-Babar. Dr. Babar also thanked and appreciated the management, faculty, and students, and thanked Hajvery University for inviting him. The session ended with a group photo.

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