Department of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmacy, Kohat University of Science & Technology is granted NOC by the Pharmacy Council of Pakistan to conduct Pharm-D program through letter no. 2-24/2007-PCP.
Pharmacy is the art and science of preparing and dispensing medications and the provision of drug related information to the public. It involves the interpretation of prescription order; the compounding, labeling and dispensing of drugs and devices; drug product selection and drug utilization reviews; patient monitoring and intervention and the provision of cognitive services related the use of medications and devices.
Pharmacy is known as a branch of science associated with healthcare from ancient times. Pharmacy has made great progress and has emerged as an independent branch in Pharmaceutical Sciences through the acquisition of wealth of knowledge by utilizing modern tools of research and discovering new drugs. Today’s pharmacy professional is a “drug expert” in the real sense. Initially Department of Pharmacy was started in KUST in 2007 in the old Academic block. Then in 2008, it was shifted to the new Academic block on the hill top. A team of the Pharmacy Council of Pakistan visited the Department of Pharmacy in January, 2012 and subsequently granted the NOC to conduct the Pharm-D program.
Vision & Mission
Pharmacy Graduate after graduation and learning in the institute through all six departments can design a drug with minimum side effects and maximum potential and therapeutics effects. Since, Pharmacists in the only expert on drugs therefore can serve better in hospitals, Pharmaceutical industries, clinics, Community Pharmacy, and Drug Regulatory Affairs.