KIU, Western Campus – Sandra Balunga, the Public Relations Officer for the Uganda Pharmaceutical Students Association (UPSA) has arrived in Bamako, Mali ahead of the 9th International Pharmaceutical Students Federation (IPSF), Africa Pharmaceutical Symposium that kicks off on July 12th.
The 9th IPSF AfPS Leaders-In-Training (LIT) event will take place virtually from 12th to 14th July 2021 and pharmacy students from all over Africa will discuss a range of topics that affect them, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Balunga (centre in the photo), a third-year student of Pharmacy at KIU Western Campus, touched down in Mali on July 8th and she will be readying herself for the various activities of the symposium including trainings and workshops.
IPSF is the leading international advocacy organization for pharmacy and pharmaceutical science students and recent graduates, promoting improved public health through the provision of information, education, networking and a range of publications and professional initiatives.
It represents more than 500,000 pharmacy and pharmaceutical science students and recent graduates from over 100 countries worldwide. IPSF was founded in 1949, making it the oldest faculty-based student organization in the world.