Faculty of Pharmacy UGM Signs Cooperation with Taipei Medical University

Faculty of Pharmacy Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) has opened collaboration with College of Pharmacy Taipei Medical University (TMU). The collaboration was established during the visit made by the Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy UGM, Prof. Dr. Agung Endro Nugroho, M.Si., Apt., along with the Vice Deans Dr. Endang Lukitaningsih, M.Si., Apt. and Dr. Satibi, M.Si., Apt. to Taiwan on February 2.

Their visit was warmly welcomed by the Vice President of TMU and the Dean of College of Pharmacy TMU Prof. Chieh-Hsi Wu and Prof.  Jing-Ping Liou, respectively. The memorandum of agreement signing ceremony was also attended by Prof. Wei-Chiao Chang, Prof. Hsiang-Yin Chen, Prof. Jen-Ai Lee, Prof. Ching-Chiung Wang, and Prof. Heng-Lin of TMU. College of Pharmacy at TMU manages six smaller units namely School of Pharmacy (bachelor/master/PhD programs), Graduate Institute of Pharmacognosy, Master Program for Clinical Pharmacogenomics and Pharmacoproteomics, Master Program for Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals, PhD Program in Biotechnology Research and Development, and PhD Program for Clinical Drug Discovery from Botanical Herbs. read more

UGM’s Faculty of Pharmacy Establishes Collaboration with China Medical University

The Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) Prof. Dr. Agung Endro Nugroho, M.Si., Apt., along with the Vice Deans Dr. Endang Lukitaningsih, M.Si., Apt. and Dr. Satibi, M.Si., Apt. paid a reciprocal visit to China Medical University (CMU) on Friday, February 2. The initiation of this collaboration has been started since the Dean of Office of Global Affairs TMU Prof. Liang-Yo Yang made an official visit to Faculty of Pharmacy UGM in September 2017. He invited the UGM researchers or alumni to pursue a PhD program and develop research collaboration at CMU. read more

Faculty of Pharmacy Keeps Optimizing the Use of IT

Turning 71, Faculty of Pharmacy UGM keeps working toward providing a good example for other pharmaceutical institutions by making various improvements. Although it has produced many graduates and achievements, Faculty of Pharmacy UGM continues to improve it services in education and administration.

Therefore, in academic year 2017/2018, the beginning of curriculum 2017 implementation, education based on learning outcomes leading to pharmacist profession is enacted for the bachelor programme. This curriculum is characterised with integration of soft skills as a form of learning and assessment methods renewal. read more

To Change Paradigm of Pharmaceutical Practices

Pharmacist profession building process for 65 years in Indonesia has indeed brought many changes. Regulations have been made as such to go in line with pharmaceutical practices. Corresponding to Government Regulation no 51/2009 on pharmaceutical works, the role of pharmacist has been concretely and clearly defined. With this regulation, the pharmacist is expected to focus more on giving pharmaceutical care so that the patient receives optimal outcome of the drug and treatment. Unfortunately, this thing is still hard to implement. read more

Pharmacy Got Talent 2017

FMB or Pharmacy Got Talent is one of the series of the Anniversary Celebration of Faculty of Pharmacy UGM held on September 21, 2017. Bringing up a theme “Unity over Culture Diversity”, the performance from each class is expected to be able to unite the diversities of ethnics, cultures, thoughts, and talents. Therefore, FMB also provides a chance to show the hidden talents in front of whole students of Faculty of Pharmacy UGM. FMB is officially opened by Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy UGM. “The faculty always supports various student activities to practice their soft skills and talents,” said the Dean in his speech. read more

Class of 77 Shares Success Experience to Students

On Sunday, September 24, 2017, there was held Temu Kangen Farmasi UGM 77 (reunion of Faculty of Pharmacy UGM class of 1977) with a theme “40 years of Devotion for Beloved Campus.” This event is part of the Reunion of Alumni 1977 among faculties since Friday, September 22 2017. The previous day, on Saturday there was a Nationality Concert “Together in Diversity” in Grha Sabha Pramana 2nd floor. The concert was livened with a Nationality Oration by UGM’s Rector Prof. Ir. Panut Mulyono, M.Eng, D.Eng. read more

Faculty of Pharmacy UGM Released 71 Birds on Its Anniversary

Faculty of Pharmacy UGM holds a Mass Walk which is one of event  series in the 71st anniversary celebration. On Sunday (17/9) at 06.00 a.m. Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy UGM Prof Agung Endro Nugroho, MSi, PhD, Apt opens the event by releasing 71 birds. Releasing birds is chosen as a symbol of setting high dreams and expectations. Meanwhile, the number of 71 birds marks the age of Faculty of Pharmacy UGM which just turned 71 this year. “Hopefully, this moment can improve the opportunity to strengthen the bond among academic societies in accomplishing works and achievements for the nation,” the Dean said. read more

Yayuk Sukardan Shares Entrepreneurship Experience to Students

In Pharmapiration event held by Students Executive Board Faculty of Pharmacy UGM on Friday September 15, 2017, Dra. Rahayu Dwi Astuti , Apt well-known as Yayuk Sukardan greets all participants of the event titled “Social Entrepreneur.” This Inacraft 2017 award winner is purposely invited to the annual event held by students of Faculty of Pharmacy UGM to share knowledge and inspiration. Although her name has been known internationally, but not many knew that Yayuk Sukardan, who are also the owner of “Joglo AyuTenan”, is one of the alumni of Faculty of Pharmacy UGM class of 1984. read more

Pharmadays 2017 Discusses Drugs Advertising Violation in Indonesia

Gadjah Mada Drugs Information Center (Indonesian acronym: PIOGAMA), Faculty of Pharmacy UGM held a National Seminar, namely Pharmadays 2017, on Saturday (16/9) at Auditorium of Magister of Management UGM entitled The Role of Pharmacist in Addressing the Rise of Drug Advertisement and Online Drugs Purchases. The seminar presented several keynote speakers who are experts in pharmacy sector, including Dra. I Gusti Ayu Adhi Aryapatni, Apt. (Head of Drugs and Food Control Agency Yogyakarta) and Dr. Nanang Munif Yasin, M.Pharm., Apt. (Vice Director of Food, Drugs, and Cosmetics Assessment Agency Yogyakarta). read more

UGM’s Faculty of Pharmacy Students Hold Blood Donation Activity

Friday, September 15, 2017 Faculty of Pharmacy UGM holds Blood Donation activity which one of the event series in the 71st Anniversary Celebration of Faculty of Pharmacy UGM. This event is a concern of academic societies of Faculty of Pharmacy UGM to people in need. The Blood Donation activity is open for public including UGM students and societies around who are willing to donate their blood.

In addition to collaborating with PMI (Red Cross Indonesia), the Committee of Dies Natalis Faculty of Pharmacy UGM also collaborates with KMMF (Muslim student association of Faculty of Pharmacy) and JMKI (health science student association of Indonesia) in this Blood Donation activity. Taking place in Ruang Sidang Unit 1, the Blood Donation activity is welcomed with full enthusiasm from students of Faculty of Pharmacy and other faculties as well as the lecturer and staff of Faculty of Pharmacy UGM.  Besides getting a gift from PMI, the donators also get a key chain, sticker, and bottled water as a form of appreciation from the Committee. read more