Entrance University College of Health Sciences matriculates new students



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Almost 60 students have been matriculated into the Entrance University College of Health Sciences (EUCHS) at its second matriculation ceremony to pursue Doctor of Pharmacy.

Entrance University College of Health Sciences (EUCHS), is the first private University College to offer the Doctor of Pharmacy degree in the West Africa sub-region. It is affiliated to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.

Speaking at the ceremony which was held in Accra on Friday, a Former Vice Chancellor at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Prof. W.O. Ellis noted that the University is linked to a pharmaceutical production unit, which is the Entrance Pharmaceuticals and Research Centre, a well-established commercial wholesale pharmaceutical outlet and a university hospital.

According to him, these establishments serve as avenues for internships and hands on/skills training, adding that students have the potential of being exposed to both academic training and industrial practice.

Prof. W.O. Ellis who also deputise as a Chairman at the EUCHS urged the students to take advantage of the state-of-the-art facility and every opportunity it offers to them.

“I urge you that as you go through your experience at the EUCHS, to think outside the box, to be positvely adventurous and identify opportunities and take them. With the type of facilities made available to facilitate your studies, it is my hope that your studies here would be characterised by a desire to promote innovative and multi-disciplinary approaches to problem solving,” he added.

The President of EUCHS, Dr Joseph Adotey also called on students who want to enroll in the sector and parents who wants their children to study PHARMD, to register at Entrance University College of Health Sciences.

“EUCHS is the right place to be for your quality pharmacy education. We have created a unique environment where students can get the best exposure in the pharmaceutical industry. The University will continue to create conducive environment for student’s interaction with the best and in graduating an appropriate and motivated pharmacist who is dynamic, disciplined, honest, caring and a life-learner,” he added.

The Council Chairman at EUCHS, Prof. Ohene Kyei also urged the students to learn and not cheat during examination, adding that if they cheat now, they will end up cheating the state in future.

Ghana| Atinkaonline.com| Porcia Oforiwaa Ofori