UNZAPHARMSA USHERS IN NEW EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
The University of Zambia pharmacy students association recently ushered in a new executive following a heavily contested election. The Inauguration Ceremony was held on the 19th of February 2010 at Ridgway campus UNZA and was graced by the Pharmaceutical Society of Zambia Lusaka branch chairperson MR Lameck Kachali.
Meet the Executive Committee, 2010
The Electoral Commission Chairperson Mr Boris Mwanza and the commission treasurer Mr. Douglas Chibomba where present to transfer power as stated in the UNZAPHARMSA constitution.
Other invited guest present on the occasion where the president of the university of Zambia student union ridgway CAMPUS(UNZASU Rw/C) Mr Hunter Mwansa. Members of various association including UNZAMEDSA,UNZAPHYSIOSA,UNZABIOMEDSA were also present on the occasion. Members of the old UNZAPHARMSA executive where also present including the former President Muchindu Hampango.
On this occasion, the former President, Mr Muchindu Hampango, expressed his gratitude to all the students for the support they rendered to the association and wished that this should continue even to the next executive.
The new President, Mr. Briven Ngunga, in his inaugural speech emphasized that academic excellence will be the main stay of the new executive. He said that there was a serious need to transform UNZAPHARMSA not only into a body that represent pharmacy students externally but also into an academically oriented association. In this line, the President promised the students to expect the following:
Serious improvents in the pharmaceutical resource centre
Serious improvement in the pharmacy academic tours
Linking UNZAPHARMSA with internationally recorgnised pharmacy student bodies such as IPSF
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The guest of honor Mr.Lameck Kachali on behalf of the PSZ, said that the PSZ will continue to work with UNZAPHARMSA in various activities to promote and enhance the Pharmacy profession in Zambia.