Ajman varsity discusses common accreditation standards for BPharm

AJMAN — The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at the Ajman University of Science and Technology (AUST) took part in a meeting of the Scientific Association of Pharmacy Colleges in the Arab World, which was held in the Lebanese International University in Beirut.

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Published: Tue 1 Nov 2011, 9:32 PM

Last updated: Tue 7 Apr 2015, 7:41 AM

The AUST was represented by Dr Abdel Moula Ragab Abdel Karim, Dean of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and member of the Pharmacy Accreditation Committee of the Scientific Association of Pharmacy Colleges in the Arab World.

The meeting was chaired by Suheir Saleh, Dean of the College of Pharmacy at the Jordanian University of Applied Sciences, who welcomed the participating delegations and stressed out the mission of the meeting which geared towards improving access to pharmacy education and establishing common accreditation standards for bachelor’s degrees in pharmacy.

The participants discussed a finalised proposal for accreditation standards of Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) degrees in the Arab world, which will be submitted for approval by the fourteenth meeting of the Scientific Association of Pharmacy Colleges in the Arab World. The next meeting of the association will be hosted by Ajman University from February 7-9, 2012.

—news@khaleejtimes.com


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