Department of Pharmacy Practice, MCOPS joins hands with Pharmabridge® Programme

September 19, 2018

Department of Pharmacy Practice, MCOPS is recognized as the first ever clinical pharmacy training center in India for Pharmabridge® programme. Pharmabridge® is a voluntary initiative supported by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), aimed at strengthening pharmacy services in developing and transitional countries with the support of established pharmacy resources from the developed world. Founded in 1999, Pharmabridge aims to foster communication and transfer of information, resources, and experiences between pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, and pharmacy educators from many corners of the globe, leading to the betterment of pharmacy services, and in turn improved patient care and overall enhanced community health.

Over eight faculty members of the department have pursued pharmabridge training in foreign universities and hospitals such as University of Michigan, University of Southern California, Tufts Medical Center, Boston and Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Canada.  Currently, the department hosts two pharmacist delegates from Bangladesh for Pharmabridge training at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal during 3-30 September, 2018