QU College of Pharmacy continuing development program achieves international accreditation

April 28, 2014 10:17 am

Qatar University College of Pharmacy (QU-CPH) recently celebrated the accreditation achievement by its Continuing Professional Pharmacy Development Program (CPPD) from the American Council of Pharmacy Education (ACPE).

An event held on April 23 which included pharmacy and health professionals and stakeholders recognized the achievements of the Program which is now the second in the Gulf to achieve the ACPE status.

It follows its accreditation achievement in June last year from the Qatar Council for Health Practitioners of the Supreme Council for Health.

“Continuing pharmacy education is important to Qatar to ensure the fulfillment of the values and goals set out in the National Vision, the National Health Strategy, and other national development strategies by updating the skills and competencies of pharmacists and healthcare providers to be in line with the needs and expectations of the community”, CPH Dean Dr Ayman El-Kadi said, adding, “This recent achievement marks this program for excellence and quality and underlines the College’s commitment to the health and welfare of the society”.

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