A scientific visit by the students of the Faculty of Pharmacy to the factory of EVA Pharma for pharmaceutical industries
Within the framework of the practical application of what is being studied, and with the preparation and supervision of the Department of pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical Technology at the Faculty of Pharmacy at the Egyptian Russian University, the students of the fourth year visited the factory of EVA Pharma Company for Pharmaceutical Industries, where they were welcomed by the members and employees of the company at the beginning of the visit. Then they received an introductory lecture about the company, the various departments of the factory and the stages of manufacturing pharmaceutical forms. This was followed by a tour inside those departments, such as the department of oral solutions, the tablets department, the capsules department and the topical preparations department, such as ointments and creams, where they learned about the steps of preparing, compressing, coating, and packaging them with the latest methods. They also visited the Product Quality Control Unit where the final pharmaceutical formulas that were prepared undergo multiple tests. Moreover, they viewed the company’s expansions in the production of medical transdermal patches, fast dissolving films. The students got acquainted with the latest technology of production lines and drug manufacturing. In addition to a tour of the Mark Center for Research and Drug Development, the first specialized center in research and clinical studies. For their part, the students expressed that they got the maximum scientific benefit from this visit.