Webinar on Career Development

Department of Pharmacy, Gono Bishwabidyalay organized a webinar on “Career development and required competencies for Pharmacists” on October 17, 2020. The keynote speaker of the webinar was Md. Mehedi Hasan, National Consultant, Essential Drugs and Medicines, WHO, Bangladesh. He explained the various sectors of the pharmacy profession and the new areas that are being created where pharmacists are contributing to human wellbeing. He mentioned the different roles of pharmacists in health sectors which are very crucial for safe and effective treatment, especially in the hospital setup. Besides, there are many research organizations which can accommodate a large number of graduate pharmacists i.e. CRO, bioequivalence testing laboratory, etc. He clearly discussed how pharmacists should approach their career goals. However, it was evident from his presentation that we have a lack of competent pharmacists. He shared his experience on how quality Pharmacy education, proper training, and the active support of lawmakers can help to get maximum health benefits.  

The webinar was started with an introductory speech by the acting Chair, Mst. Rozina Parul. The former Vice-Chancellor and Head of the Department of Pharmacy, Gono Bishwabidyalay Prof. Dr. Mesbahuddin Ahmed presided over the webinar. Faculty members of the Department of pharmacy joined the webinar. The webinar was followed by an interactive question and answer session. A good number of students enjoyed the webinar.

 

World Pharmacists Day, 2020 celebration

Department of Pharmacy, Gono Bishwabidyalay has observed the 10th World Pharmacists Day-2020. To commemorate the occasion a webinar on “Pharmacists Transforming Global Health” was organized by the Department on Friday, September 25, 2020. Being the guest speaker Prof. Dr. Pijus Saha, Chairman of the Pharmacy Department, Jahangirnagar University, discussed the various aspects of the Pharmacy profession. He shared his views on the current scenario and future direction of the pharmacists regarding both national and international perspectives. He described the role of pharmacists in hospital along with the other health professionals to treat patients for the maximum outcomes which have already been proved in this COVID-19 pandemic. He emphasized the quality of Pharmacy education to create competent graduate pharmacists for such type of roles.

The webinar was started with an introductory speech by the acting Chair, Mst. Rozina Parul. The former Vice-Chancellor and Head of the Department of Pharmacy, Gono Bishwabidyalay Prof. Dr. Mesbahuddin Ahmed presided over the webinar. Dr. Golam Mohammad, Prof. attended the webinar from the USA. Faculty members and the students of the Department of Pharmacy joined the webinar. Everybody, around 150 participants enjoyed the interactive nature and the insightful discussion of the webinar.