UNAIR NEWS – Department of Clinical Pharmacy UNAIR held a seminar and training on NAPZA & Precursors titled “From Regulation, Basic Science, to Clinical Practice”. There were at least three sessions of discussion were held and one session on training.
The speakers for the event were Prof. Dr. Siti Sjamsiah, Apt., Mahardian Rahmadi,S.Si, Ph.D, Apt., dr. Agus Ali Fauzi, PGD, Pal.Med.ECU., dr. Roni Subagyo, Sp.KJ, Kombes Pol. Kuswardani, S.Si., M.Farm., Apt., and Dr. Suharjono, MS, Apt.
The event held on Saturday, October 15 in RK3.1 Room in Faculty of Pharmacy (FF) UNAIR was opened by the Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy (FF), Dr. Umi Athiyah, MS, Apt. There were at least 300 participants from the discipline of pharmacy crowded the venue.
“From the participants, 90 percents were pharmacists. The rest were professional students, bachelor, master and doctoral students and there were even some participants from Balikpapan, Pontianak, Solo Yogyakarta and also representatives of KEMNKES,” said Dr. Suharjono, MS, Apt.
As the head of the committee, Suharjono stated that Indonesia is currently in the state of emergency on drug abuse with perpetrators from various elements. “Celebrities, civil servants, officials and even the representatives of people in DPRD,” he said.
Through the seminar and training, Suharjono hoped that the participants can expand their intellectual knowledge, especially on new kinds of narcotics. “In this regard, pharmacists know more and understand what happens in the field, so they need to be wary and secure firstly if there is legal psychotropic drug or precursor which can be abused,” he said. (*)
Author : Akhmad Janni
Editor : Dilan Salsabila