Under the patronage of Assistant Professor Dr. Dara O. Meran, President of Hawler Medical University, the College of Pharmacy of Hawler Medical University conducted the 2nd Hawler Pharmaceutical Sciences Conference (HPSC 2019)
at Dedaman Hotel, Erbil on 12-14 November 2019. The opening ceremony of the conference was conducted on 12 November 2019 and was attended by the Minister of Health, the representative of the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Head of Investment Council, Head of Health Committee at the Kurdistan Parliament, a number of officials and a large number of faculties, pharmacists and students. During the ceremony, a number of important speeches were given. Appreciation gift was presented by the conference to the President of Hawler Medical University for his supporting role in the development of pharmacy education and continuous support to the College of Pharmacy. Appreciation gifts were also presented to the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Head of Investment Council, Pharmacy Syndicate and Kurdistan Medical Control Agency for their supporting role in pharmacy education.
In this conference had 14 guest speakers (keynote speakers, workshop presenters, and guest panellists), 40 active participants (29 oral and 11 poster presenters) and 200 participants from different specialities and sub-specialities among all the sectors of pharmacy (i.e. academia, community, institutional, wholesale, manufacturing, consultant, etc.).