Picture 1. Deanery of Faculty of Pharmacy UGM together with Dean College of Pharmacy TMU and the TMU Students
Pharmacy UGM – The Deanery of the Faculty of Pharmacy at Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), consisting of Dean Prof. Dr. Satibi, M.Si., Apt., Vice Dean for Academic and Student Affairs Dr. Nanang Munif Yasin, S.Si., M.Pharm., Apt., and Vice Dean for Research, Community Service, Cooperation, and Alumni Dr.rer.nat. Nanang Fakhrudin, M.Si., Apt., undertook a significant mission with visits to Taipei Medical University (TMU) and China Medical University (CMU). The delegation also participated in The Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations (FAPA) Congress 2023 at the Taipei International Convention Center. The series of activities took place from October 24 to October 28, 2023.
The academic visit to Taipei Medical University on October 24, 2023, focused on the College of Pharmacy. The objective was to foster relationships and professionalism among pharmacy experts from UGM and TMU. This visit aimed to strengthen the collaboration established since 2018 in both pharmaceutical and clinical pharmacy fields. The Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy at UGM was received by Dean Prof. Jing-Ping Liou, Ph.D., along with TMU alumni who previously studied at UGM and TMU students with a consistent academic record.
Picture 2. MoU Initiation Discussion between Faculty of Pharmacy UGM and College of Pharmacy CMU
On October 25, 2023, the academic visit continued at the College of Pharmacy, China Medical University, where the UGM delegation was welcomed by Dean Prof. Shin-Hun Juang, International Chairman Prof. Ming-Jyh Sheu, and Researcher Prof Yuan Shiun Chang. This visit represented the commitment to collaboration in the field of pharmacy since 2018 and served as the initiation of the extension of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between UGM and CMU. The visit to CMU included exploration of strategic locations such as the Chinese Medicine Hospital and Chinese Medicine Pharmacy.
Picture 3. Participation at FAPA Congress 2023
The final agenda of the Taiwan mission was the participation in The Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations (FAPA) Congress 2023 at the Taipei International Convention Center from October 26 to October 28, 2023. The agenda was attended not only the Deanery of Pharmacy UGM, but also the lectures, Prof. Dr. apt. Zullies Ikawati, and Prof. Dr.rer.nat. Triana Hertiani, S.Si., M.Si., Apt. The congress aims to be the leading international pharmacy organization, guiding Asian pharmacists and pharmacy organizations toward professional excellence. The goal is to contribute to the safety, efficacy, accessibility, and affordability of medicines.