Pharma Fest 2016

On 26th November 2016, Quintiles IMS Vietnam company in collaboration with Pharmacy Vocation Committee held Pharma Fest 2016 at Hanoi University of Pharmacy. This event had offered an attractive and interesting seminar for students of Hanoi University of Pharmacy on researches on clinical pharmacy.

Researches on clinical pharmacy is still a new approach with many development prospects in Vietnam, thusthe information that Quintiles IMS provided to HUP students must have created inspiration and new goals for the future pharmacists of Hanoi University of Pharmacy.
Opening the seminar, Assc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Dang Hoa – Rector, on behalf of HaNoi University of Pharmacy gave speech and presented flowers to QuintilesIMS Vietnam company.


Assc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Dang Hoa - Rector and Dr. Than Trong Son - General Director of QuintilesIMS Viet Nam took photo at the beginning of the seminar.

I​n the next part of the seminar, QuintilesIMS Company brought HUP students with basic knowledge of researches on clinical pharmacy - the main activities of company, goals, tasks and mottos of QuintilesIMS in Vietnam.


Dr. Than Trong Son - General Director of QuintilesIMS Vietnam introduced about company and presented on the basic concepts of research on clinical pharmacy.


Ms.Pham Ngoc Thai Ha introduced the 1st phase of a clinical pharmacy project: To define a research point and investigate the feasibilities.


Ms.Nguyen Thu Hien presented the clinical survey stage and brief introduction of the tasks of clinical research assistant. 

Clinical Research Assistant (CRA) - clinical trial supervisor is a very specific job in which the supervisor not only masters the knowledge of protocol, pharmaceutical legislation, good clinical practice ( GCP) but also needs many soft skills such as communication, problem solving, relationship management, work arrangement ... in order to be able to meet task requirements. Therefore, QuintilesIMS has first opened and only CRA training program in Vietnam - Clinical Research Assistant Trainee (CRAT) for pharmacists who have passionate and enjoyable can be able to experience, learn and train before becoming true CRAs.


Mr. Ha Tien Dat introduced the CRAT program of Quintiles IMS for attenders

In the seminar, HUP students also listened to interesting sharing on experiences and feelings when they participated in CRA training program of Quintiles of Mr. Vu Minh Duy and Ms. DinhThanh Phuong.

At the end of the seminar, HUP students posed many questions related to the interview process and specific requirements when registering CRAT program of QuintilesIMS .

Hopefully, with the enthusiastic and positive responses from QuintilesIMS Company, the students obtained the useful information to be able to fully prepare necessary skills and knowledge for their work before graduation.

Thus, the​ se​minar "Join the​ future of healthcare" held by QuintilesIMS and Pharmacy Vocation Committee - Pharma Fest 2016 took place successfully.
The Organizing Committee would like to conve​y its sincerely thanks to QuintilesIMS company who accompanied with Pharmacy Career 2016 and Directorate Board of Hanoi University of Pharmacy tp create an opportunity to organize the program and all attending students. Hopefully, the students have obtained the useful and practicalinformation and to prepare for future