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Welcome to Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmacy is dynamic, information driven, product-and patient-orientated profession. In accordance with the requirements laid down by the South African Pharmacy Council, the Bachelor of Pharmacy degree is designed to produce healthcare professionals who are committed to meeting the pharmaceutical needs of all health seeking communities.

Pharmacists are responsible for distributing prescription drugs to patients and teaching them how to use their medication properly. They keep a careful watch on patients to make sure they are using their prescriptions properly.

They also advise doctors on the side effects, dosages, selection, and interactions of certain medication. Pharmacists have a good understanding of the physical, chemical, and biological characteristics of each drug as well as the clinical effects and proper uses.

Latest News
UKZN Scientists at Forefront of Pharmaceutical Research
Their work is the only label-free technique allowing the determination of the exact location of molecules - based on their molecular weight - in a tissue sample.
Suleman Appointed Prince Claus Chair
To formally accept the position, Suleman delivered a lecture titled: “Affordability and equitable access to (Bio)Therapeutics for public health”. The lecture was delivered on May 16 at the Utrecht University Hall.
Matric Wonder Kids join the Pharmaceutical Class
he Discipline of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the College of Health Sciences has gained three students who obtained as many as eight distinctions in their matric examinations. They are 16-year-old Ms Nonsikelelo Ndimande of the Umkhanyakude District, who matriculated at Sinethezikele High School scoring eight distinctions; 18-year-old Ms Naheeda Ebrahim of Piet Retief in Mpumalanga, who obtained seven distinctions in matric, and Ms Ayesha Kajee (17) of Westville Girls' High, who also got seven distinctions.
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