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UP lanches new short course: Medical Representative!

Be a medical representative and help patients get access to the best pharmaceutical products! This course is open for public including high school graduated students who would like to get involve in the pharmaceutical distribution system. Join UP’s MedRep short course and you will be able to: – identify essential medicines and medical materials used in Cambodia – Learn about Human Anatomy, Physiology, and Basic Pharmacology – Understand diseases and basics of treatments – Broaden the knowledge in medical vocabulary – Gain marketing, sales, communication, and organizational skills! Only 6 months (3 month-course & 3 month-internship), you will become a qualified medical representative with a potential salary of at least USD 300/month! Get employed right after the course with many […]

Science Youth Future!

Pirou Lay, year-2 pharmaceutical student, will attend the Asian Science Camp 2019 from July 28 to August 3, 2019 in Shantou, Guangdong province, China. During this program, nine plenary lectures will be given by the Nobel Laureates and the Eminent Scientists. This program will encourage students to think beyond the box and act as the future nobel laureate. Besides attending the academic sessions, students will be brought along to see the campus and lab! They will also go sightseeings and excursions by visiting the historical and local Tourism places in Shantou. This trip is going to be a fantastic journey for Pirou to learn from the Nobel Laureates and explore China for the first time in his life! Have a great journey, […]

The potential candidate for board member of Asian Association of Schools of Pharmacy!

Congratulations to Dr Chea Sin, Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Puthisastra, for being appointed as an observer member of the board of directors of Asian Association of Schools of Pharmacy by the board of directors of Asian Association of Schools of Pharmacy from July 03, 2019. This is the last step to become a full member of the board of directors of AASP. This appointment came as a result of his efforts and contributions to the association in the last three years.

Global inter-professional projects at UP

In 2019, 24 medical and pharmaceutical students, together with medical doctors and professors from National University of Singapore (NUS), ranked 1st in Singapore & Asia Pacific, and 22nd in the world according to the 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, and 11th in the world according to the 2019 QS World University Rankings, named the world’s 4th most international university, came to conduct a joint project called Project Lokun with 39 UP Pharmaceutical Students, and other UP Medical Students. The Lokun’s misson is to Cultivate, Connect, Care for the Cambodian village community. • Cultivate: Educate villagers on good health practices • Connect: Reconnect villagers back to their healthcare system • Care: Provide acute care to through clinic initiatives This […]

Behind the magic number!

Since 2017, University of Puthisastra (UP) has sent 151 students abroad for international internship, exchange and conference, especially in Thailand, Malaysia, Japan, Indonesia, Korea, Poland, and China. This is a great achievement for the Faculty of Pharmacy, under the leadership of board of trustees, president, and leadership team, with the participation from staff at all levels, and students. What have the students received after having international internship, exchange and conference experiences? After having international experiences, students had received the following important hard and soft skills: 1. Motivation and confidence to make efforts to catch up with other countries around the world 2. Being open-minded with long-term vision when becoming a manager or leader 3. Friendship and network with professors and […]

Research boom at the UP Faculty of Pharmacy

During the last 4 years, UP Faculty of Pharmacy is the school of pharmacy in Cambodia which provides the most opportunities for pharmaceutical students to do researches and present their abstracts at the international conferences. In the first six months of the academic year 2018-2019, 42 UP pharmaceuti-cal students from year two to year five went abroad to present their research at a divers of research con-ferences in Thailand, Indonesia, Poland and the Republic of Korea. Within the next 5 years, Cambodia will be full of skillful and talented researchers that could bring the country innovative solutions to solve the emergence problems especially in the health-care system.

Parasitology project in Takeo province on 21st July

The increasing incidence of multi-drug resistant pathogenic bacteria, alongside viral and fungal human pathogens, supports the argument that skills in microbiology and infectious disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention are of growing global importance for health-care professionals, including pharmacists. As such, the role of pharmacists in health care is expanding, punctuating the need to enhance and improve Pharmacy education. One approach to develop a better education and skills for students is through the community project, so students could practice their knowledge and skills in realistic settings. Parasitology is one of the microbiology subjects designed for year-3 pharmaceutical students. The parasitology project was created in 2018 in order to expand students’ knowledge and practical skills related to parasitology in the community. This […]

Study tour

Inside the classroom, we can read, listen, write and talk about different topics or see them on pictures where we are able to use our imagination; and only our imagination sets the limit. But in many subjects like pharmaceutical sciences, being in the actual place helps students understand what it’s like and to personally experience the subject through study tours. That is one reason why study tours are being more and more prevalent among students at UP. A study tour is an experience where students study outside as an alternative to traditional classroom-based learning. It is a great and effective way to learn specific subjects beyond textbooks and lectures, to visibly observe the practical work of pharmacists at different settings […]

3rd Pharmaceutical Research Conference

Research is important for the university not only to improve the capacity of the faculties and students but also importantly to be world citizens by contributing to new knowledge, innovation and new practices. Moreover, it also helps formulate new policy and decision making in Cambodia and across the World. Over the last two years, UP has been transformed to become a regional leader in science and technology. One of the visions of the University of Puthisastra (UP) is to raise the standards of excellence in research in our UP graduates. Providing them with the skills and knowledge to make evaluable contributions to improve society is our priority. We are proud that UP Faculty of Pharmacy has taken a lead and […]

International Experience for UP Pharmaceutical Students

In the first seven months of 2019, 67 UP pharmaceutical students went abroad for international internships and conferences in Thailand, Indonesia, Poland and the Republic of Korea. Among them, 21 pharmaceutical students conducted international internship at Khon Kaen University, Thailand; 9 pharmaceutical students attended the international conference at Walailak University, Thailand; 2 pharmaceutical students joined the International Conference in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand; 5 pharmaceutical students will join International Pharmacy Summer School at University Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta, Indonesia; 29 pharmaceutical students are traveling to join the Asian Association of Schools of Pharmacy Conference at Ajou University, Korea; and 1 pharmaceutical student will do exchange program in Poland. The international experiences provide students with chances to build their backgrounds, and experiences to […]