In continuation of the Pharmaceutical Practice Group activities, the group held an introductory lecture on Monday, October 16, 2023, titled (Shedding light on Regulatory Affairs and Pharmaceutical Registration: Basic Skills for Every Pharmacist), presented by Dr. Manal Ayyash and Dr. Raghad Al-Muhtasib. Many important points of views were discussed based on their extensive and distinguished experiences in drug registration and regulatory affairs.
There was a focus on a number of vital points during the lecture, such as:
-Learning about the historical pharmaceutical registration and the role of authoritative bodies in the regulatory process
- Differentiating between pharmaceutical registration and regulatory affairs, knowing the tasks related to each field and learning about the nature of working in those fields.
- exposing to new terminologies such as DMF, eCTD, CTD, and the know how to register a drug in a given country.
- the requirements and skills that must be acquired by those who wish to work in this field.
The lecture was concluded by honoring both Dr. Manal Ayyash and Dr. Manal Almuhtaseb by the Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy for Training Affairs, Dr. Laith Al-Shdifat. The lecture was met with great gratitude by the large number of attendees.