Students of Pharmacy College, a constituent of Gulf Medical University, Ajman. pay an onsite visit to Global Pharma, Dubai Investment Park, Dubai.
Pharmaceutical Technology is one of the courses taught in Level 6 of the Pharma D Program. To gain valuable exposure to pharmaceutical plant design and various unit operations in the pharmaceutical industry, 14 students along with Dr. Arun Shirwaikar, Dean, College of Pharmacy and Dr. Mona Hassan, Lecturer , College of Pharmacy from Gulf Medical University, Ajman paid an onsite visit to Global Pharma, Dubai Investment Park, Dubai.
The objective of their study was to gain insight and knowledge about the design and layout of pharmaceutical industry, to familiarize the students with the important of quality assurance and good manufacturing practice in pharmaceutical operations, to gain exposure in various operations, viz: size reduction, mixing, granulation, drying, compression, capsule filling etc., to understand the important packaging techniques used for different dosage forms.
During the onsite visit the students gained immense knowledge on the pharmaceutical operations which goes a long way to help them in their studies in Level 6 of the Pharma D Program.
Mr. Ejaz Shahid, Quality Assurance Manager of Global Pharma, Dubai supported the visit by assisting the students and the faculty throughout the onsite tour.