Archive for September, 2011
The department research is focused on requirements of the social practice and is target at the drugs with the biogenic origin:
Pharmacognosy in its research programme comes out of natural materials (drugs, fresh plants, vegetable and animal products), tests and isolates their active substances, determines their structure, studies the mechanics of their production and their significance in the context of living nature. It also studies anatomical and morphological evaluation of practically significant drugs. Read the rest of this entry »
The Institute of Pharmacognosy, was founded in September, 2003, as part of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Pécs. Its responsibilities include teaching the courses “Pharmacobotany” and “Pharmacognosy” for undergraduate students of pharmacy, as well as higher level subjects related to the field of medicinal plants and drugs for graduate and postgraduate students. Furthermore, it offers a wide choice of facultative courses at various levels. Read the rest of this entry »
A College of Pharmacy with diploma course was established in 1972 which was affiliated to the Delhi Board of Technical Education. In 1973, B.Pharm. course was started under Delhi University. In 1982, M.Pharm. in Pharmacognosy was started. From 1986 M.Pharm programme in all the four disciplines and simultaneously a Ph.D. programme in all the disciplines was started. Earlier the intake for B.Pharm. was 40 which was enhanced to 60 with the approval of AICTE in 1996. From 1997 self financing B.Pharm. course was started with 60 seats. In collaboration with Ranbaxy Laboratories, department of Pharmaceutical Medicine was started in 1999 for Ph.D. programme in this discipline. It is a unique programme of its own kind in our country.
Department of Pharmacognosy, Semmelweis University is one of the oldest institutes of both at the University and at the Faculty of Pharmacy. Detached from the former Institute of Pharmacology it took up the activity by the name: Institute of Pharmacognosy and Toxicology in 1914. Professor Zoltán Vámossy was appointed as the first director, whose successors were: Zsigmond Jakabházy, Béla Issekutz, Pál Lipták, János Halmai and Gisella Petri Professors. The current director, Professor Éva Szőke was appointed in 1996. Read the rest of this entry »
The Department of Pharmacognosy (Pharmaziezentrum) shares the second University Center Althanstraße (UZA 2) with the Geological Center.
Facilities include several labs (for research as well as for teaching), botanical facilities such as the botanical garden, the greenhouse or the herbarium, and two large historic collections, containing the drug collection and the pharmaceutical objects’ collection. Read the rest of this entry »
The Department of Pharmacognosy is involved in all aspects of teaching and research and development concerning medicinal plants and their products. Formal courses are offered at all levels of tertiary education, i.e. B.Sc.(Pharm.), M.Sc. and Ph.D. In addition to providing formal full-time education, the Department also organizes short-term training courses, symposia and meetings on relevant topics on medicinal plants and their usage. Read the rest of this entry »
The department of Pharmacognosy offers diverse types of courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. For the under graduate level, the courses delivered include Botany, Medical botany, General Pharmacognosy, Chemistry of natural products as well as the very recent course in the quality control of herbal drugs. The applications of HPLC, GC and spectroscopic analysis were also included.
Medical botany is designed as prerequisite course to Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry courses in order to help the students in the identification of natural drugs from plant kingdom as well as, their proper collection, storage and marketing according to official texts. While General Pharmacognosy courses deal with the identification of a natural drug in its natural form either entire or powdered using advanced physicochemical techniques. Read the rest of this entry »
The Bachelor of Pharmacy is a four-year degree that is recognised Australia-wide.The course is an ideal choice for students with an interest in pharmacy, primary health care, science, or in making an important and valued contribution to the community.
Pharmacists are health care professionals with the skills and knowledge to manage a patient’s usage and understanding of medication, in order to optimise health outcomes.
To be registered as a pharmacist, students must complete an additional one-year pre-registration program under the supervision of the Pharmacy Board. Read the rest of this entry »
Pharmacy is the branch of medical science concerned with the sources, nature, properties, preparation and use of medicinal drugs.Pharmacists are key professionals in the health care system who formulate and dispense drugs and play a central role in providing advice on the management of a patient’s medication.The pharmacist is often the first point of contact between the public and the health care system, and is increasingly called upon to give advice in matters of health and hygiene.In addition, pharmacists play a role in the discovery and development of new drugs. Read the rest of this entry »
The Faculty of Pharmacy’s bachelor programme is offered by the faculty with the aim of preparing full time future health professionals in pharmacy. They are required to obtain the required education and scientific skills at the degree level before they could register with the Pharmacy Board, Ministry of Health Malaysia as professional practitioners. Accredited professional pharmacist is acknowledged as an expert in medicinal drugs thus qualifying him to administer and prepare therapeutic and controlled drug substances in the process of manufacturing, marketin
g, distribution, storing, control, administration and use for treatments. Read the rest of this entry »