Level one pharmacy students arranged a huge campaign over three full months to enhance the awareness of the community of the pharmacy profession as well as the awareness of differences between using brand and generic drugs. The campaign covered multiple districts within Cairo as well as other governments, it included a lot of pharmacies, malls and clubs.
Following the MSA University vision and belief in the role of scientific research in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and in the value of encouraging Pharmacy students to participate in the scientific research.
Faculty of Pharmacy (October University for Modern Sciences and Arts MSA), in collaboration with Egyptian Drug Information Center, hosted the second scientific workshop on the 5th of December 2017 under the title of “The Scientific Approach to Egyptian Drug Information Center Tools & Guidelines’’.
The workshop has attended by the faculty dean, staff members, students, alumni, and representatives from several pharmaceutical companies
A unique workshop was organized on Wednesday 29th of November by EPSF-MSA in collaboration with BST for Pharmaceuticals & Medical Appliances. BST was established and registered in July 2016 by three 2010 graduates of MSA pharmacy school, the three passionate and ambitious pharmacy graduates set up their start up to operate as a local agent in the Egyptian market of APIs and fine pharmaceutical chemicals.
In an elegant and very well organized ceremony attended by the University President Prof. Khayri Abdel Hameed, Faculty Dean; Prof. Hanan El-Laithy, the director of learning and quality, Dr. Heba Osman and EPSF-MSA academic supervisor, Assoc. Prof. Gina El-Feky, Dr. Maan Gilani, UoG representative at MSA University, Miss Mona Afify, Director of Quality Assurance, students of EPSF-MSA surrounded by their Professors and colleagues launched their agenda for the academic year 2017-2018 after presenting their 2016-2017 achievements which included the following:
Faculty of Pharmacy students, October University for Modern Sciences and Arts (MSA) present the results of their graduation projects in an international conference hosted by the international atomic energy agency (IAEA) - United Nations (UN).
Pride and Glory at MSA’s 17th Class Graduation Ceremony.
Modern Science and Arts University's graduation ceremony on the 3rd and 4th of October, 2017 combined glare and glory as graduates will be receiving a Greenwich or Bedfordshire degree, alongside the Egyptian one.
More than 30 scholarships were awarded for students of Greenwich programme for higher education including: Master degrees and PhD; alongside acceptance letter in their masters programs and partial scholarships.
MSA Graduates had undoubtedly taken a leap and had an edge over their peers' counterparts.
Faculty of Pharmacy, October University for Modern Sciences and Arts (MSA), organized a workshop in collaboration with The Egyptian Pharmaceutical Vigilance Center (EPVC) - Ministry of Health and Population- attended by the university's president, faculty dean, staff members, students, alumni, and various pharmaceutical companies' representatives.
Dr Hadir Rostom -Head of the center- pointed out the role of the Egyptian pharmaceutical vigilance center in detecting and reporting the adverse drug reactions to minimize medication errors.
MSA University has started the orientation week for the new students with the first faculty, Pharmacy.
The orientation day for the faculty of pharmacy started with a word from Dr. Nawal El Degwi, head of board of trustees, along with a word from Dr Khairy Abdelhamid, President of MSA University and dean of pharmacy.
Faculty of Pharmacy, in collaboration with The Egyptian Pharmaceutical Vigilance Center - Ministry of Health- organized a workshop attended by faculty alumni, staff members and level 4 and 5 students.
Faculty of Pharmacy, MSA University, in collaboration with The Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs (CCP) organized a session about the importance of Social and Behavioral Change Communication in Health.
For the second time the students of pharmacy at MSA were able to impress us with their performance in the national counseling competition that took place in the Russian University in Cairo.
In an elegant and very well organized ceremony honoured by MSA University president Prof. Khayri Abdel Hameed and attended by the faculty dean; Prof. Hanan El-Laithy, the director of learning and quality; Dr. Heba Osman, Head of PR; Mr. Ahmed el Degwi and Pharmacy Programme Leader and EPSF-MSA academic supervisor, Assoc. Prof. Gina El-Feky, students of EPSF-MSA (EPSF stands for Egyptian Pharmaceutical student federation) surrounded by their Pharmacy colleagues launched their agenda for 2016-2017 activities and celebrated their successes and achievements for the academic year 2015-2016.
The University of Modern Sciences and Arts (MSA) has successfully earned a new version of ISO certifications for international standards of quality specifications and the environment, Mr. Ahmed Bedewi, director of SGS training academy, handled the 3 certificates to Dr. Nawal El Degwi, Head of board of trustees.
The Bioequivalence Center at MSA University concluded contracts for two new products with Global Napi Co. to enhance the center’s offerings to the society and serving patients, and continuing the universities efforts to support medicine services to needing beneficiaries.
The Faculty of Pharmacy at MSA has held a honorary celebration for the accomplished students of all departments. The event was attended by the dean, Professor Hanan El-Laithy, and department heads teaching assistants and honored students’ families.
The Faculty of Pharmacy at MSA has hosted an event named “From Generation to Generation” on Wednesday May 11, 2016 attended by Dr. Nawal El-Degwi (Head of the Board of Trustees), Professor Khairy Abdelhamid (President of the University), Professor Hanan El-Laithy (Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy) and Ms Amany Fattouh (Head of the Egyptian National Drug Information Center and member of the Pharmaceutical Syndicate).
The Faculty of Pharmacy at MSA has held a honorary celebration for the accomplished students of all departments.
On the 5th of February, 2016, thirty five delegates from the Egyptian Pharmaceutical Student Federation at MSA University (EPSF-MSA) shared with other EPSF students from 32 governmental and private faculties of pharmacies from all over Egypt in the National Breast Cancer Campaign arranged by the National EPSF under the motto “Best protection, Early detection” in Cairo Festival City, this campaign coincides the international month for "Breast Cancer Awareness". The campaign was supported by BCFE, Al Awram Hospital, Can Survive and Pink Foundations, and was sponsored by Astra Zeneca, Andalusia Hospitals and El-Ezaby pharmacies.
“Freedom of Speech means nothing when it comes within Ethical Deterioration. Youngsters should participate in serving the community”
These meaningful words were the beginning of Mohamed Sobhi the famous actor in his speech which her delivered at the meeting hosted by Professor/ Dr Nawal El Degwi, MSA Head of the Board of Trustees to announce the initiative taken by the actor to contribute to the social and humanitarian projects carried out by “Lebaladna Social Foundation”.
MSA Sports and Social Administration headed by Dr Salah Abdel Hady and in collaboration of the Students’ Union, organised a trip to Luxor and Aswan where 43 MSA students participated. The trip activities programme included visits of several attractive sites and a variety of recreational input.
Modern Science and Arts University's graduation ceremony this year combined glare and glory as graduates will be receiving a Greenwich degree alongside the Egyptian one. MSA Graduates had undoubtedly taken a leap and had an edge over their peers' counterparts. MSAU graduates included Faculty of Dental & Oral Hygiene, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Biotechnology, Faculty of Management Sciences, Faculty of Mass Com, Faculty of Computer Sciences and Faculty of Languages. Thousand of parents witnessed the ceremony where Professor Dr Nawal El Degwi Head of Board of Trustees and Professor Dr Khairy Abdel Hamid MSAU President welcomed them, who in turn expressed their gratitude and commended the cherished care of their sons and daughters which prepared them to the challenge of the ever changing and demanding job market. Outstanding graduates received fifteen free scholarships to study Masters Degree in United Kingdom's Universities.
The faculty of Pharmacy, MSA University arranged an educational visit for 68 students, supervised by Dr. Gina El-Feky, Head of the Pharmaceutics Department and Dr. Haidy Atef, the Industrial Pharmacy module leader on the 20th of October, 2014 to EIPICO; one of the leading pharmaceutical manufacturers in Egypt. EIPICO produces more than 370 different products.
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Due to our staff’s relentless determination to support and develop students, eight students from the Faculty of Pharmacy were nominated to attend a workshop on “Intellectual Communication” in DAAD premises, in what marked the first official cooperation between DAAD and MSA.
UK Study Abroad Programme Summer 2014
11 Years of continuous Success
In a grand and thrilling Newcomers Orientation celebration at MSA University’s Opera Hall, the Orientation day for new comers, Prof. Dr Nawal EL Degwi. Head of the Board of Trustees received MSA students who attended the UK Study Abroad Programme Summer 2014 in our collaborative partner University of Greenwich, to grant them their UK Study Abroad Programme Certificates & Best Achievers Trophies.
Students Exchange Programme through British Degree Validation From Greenwich University to MSA Graduates More than 70 students traveled this academic year 2013/2014 to University of Greenwich as part of our student exchange programme to attend workshops in various disciplines besides attending summer classes. That trip includes several visits to touristic attractions which are very famous in UK to be acquainted to the British cultural background and its customs and habits.
Faculty of Pharmacy graduates, Nehal Aasem , Hadeel Mohamed and Abd El-Fattah Sobhy submitted their graduation project titled (Pharmacological Intervention of Chemically Induced Depression in Rats), for poster award competition at The 3rd International Euro-Mediterranean Conference on Natural Products. The project was carried out under the supervision of Dr. Mona EL. Naa and A.L. Ahmed Refaat. After judgment was done by a board of jury on the clarity of poster, overall responses to the questions of the judges and the completeness of work, the poster was announced to have won THE BEST POSTER PRESENTATION. The conference was held on 4-6 January 2014 at the National Research Center, Dokki, Cairo, Egypt. The purpose of the conference was to promote discussion and interaction among academics and researchers in the field of natural products.
MSA's Clinical Pharmacy, Department of the Faculty of Pharmacy, hosted the first Scientific 'Clinical Pharmacy' conference which was attended by an enormous number of renowned professors in the fields of Medical and Clinical pharmacy and delivered several lectures about the importance of Clinical Pharmacy and its fields of application in Egypt. Dr Nawal El Degwi the Head of the Board of Trustees as well as Professor Dr. Khairy Abdel Hamid, Professor Dr. Seif El Din Ashour - Dean of Pharmacy Faculty, Dr Manal Al Hamamsy - Vice President of Clinical Pharmacy Department and conference moderator welcomed all the attendees.
A group of 18 exceptional senior pharmacy students, headed by Dr. Hisham Salem, the Vice Dean of Pharmacy, represented MSA University in the ‘Pharmaceutical Science & Green Chemistry in Turkey’. The conference targeted new methods of analysis for new drugs. Our students gave 9 presentations about their new analytical methods findings in various pharmaceutical fields.
On Monday 3rd Dec Faculty of Dentistry held a seminar "Tissue regeneration & Stem cells" Organized By Dr. Faten Kamel
MSA Sports and Social Administration organized a Boxing Championship in the Roman Theater where a huge number of students participated and a lot others attended it.
On the 24th of this very month, MSA University's faculty of Pharmacy organized a farewell gathering for their seniors. It was a fun day where students wore the same funny t-shirts and spent a good time with fellow colleagues and staff members. This exciting event was organized by students Engy Ahmed Wafik, Hayam Abdelbasset, Nashwa Ashraf, Ahmed Abdel Nabi, Mohammed Ali, Ahmed El Badry and Amr Monier.
Congratulations, MSA is extremely proud to be the first private university in Egypt to establish the nationally recognized licensed Bio-equivalence Center in Egypt. Not only it is run and administered by a team of highly skilled scientists and staff from the Faculty of Pharmacy; but also by highly acknowledged, and well known consultants of different nationalities. The BE center is based on many years of academic experience and an immense understanding of Quality System which has been internationally acknowledged.
MSA new Bio-Equivalency Center has been licensed by the Egyptian Ministry Of Health to be the first private university in Egypt to acquire it. MSA Bio-Equivalency Center ranks as the 12th fully functional center of its kind around Egypt.
"EPSF" is the Egyptian pharmaceutical students" federation and it represents Egypt in the International Federation which represents more than 24,000 pharmacy students and recent graduates in 15 schools of pharmacy.