The Vice president of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ghana, Pharm. Kwabena. Asante-Offei has admonished pharmacy students to be to think and do things differently if they want to successfully navigate the competitive health and economic landscape of the country and beyond.
Pharm. Asante-Offei made these pronouncements at the launch of the week celebration of the UCC branch of the Ghana Pharmaceutical Students Association (GPSA) on the 13th of June 2023. The event occurred at the auditorium of the UCC School of Medical Sciences, under the theme “Harnessing technology in pharmaceutical service delivery: opportunity for the next generation pharmacist.”
The Vice president was tasked to address the students on the topic “Entrepreneur and Leadership skills”. He advised students that as leaders and entrepreneurs it is important that they are innovative and adaptable.
According to him, “By shedding status quo perspectives and peering beyond the walls of pharmacy, pharmacists have the opportunities to discover new and different opportunities within the tough socio-economic architecture of the country.”
The country manager for Denk Pharma, Pharm. Naa Okailey Adamafio-Manteau, speaking on the same occasion encouraged the pharmacy students to dream big and prepare themselves for opportunities that may come their way.
Other key personalities that graced the occasion were Pharm Abena Esiah- Donkor from, PSGH Central Region Chairperson, Pharm. Akosua Dufie, a representative of LAPAG and Pharm. Dr. Daniel Anokwa, who represented the Early Career Pharmaceutical Group (formerly YPG).