The university’s participation was represented by establishing an interactive platform aimed at introducing visitors of the exhibition to the distinguished medical specialties offered by both the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the College of Dentistry, in addition to a number of unique programs offered by the rest of the university’s colleges.University of Science and Technology of Fujairah had participated in the 5th edition of the International Conference on Pharmacy and Medicine and the accompanying exhibition held from 07 to 09 April 2021, at the Sharjah Research, Technology and Innovation Park under the generous patronage of His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi - Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Emirate of Sharjah - With the generous presence of Sheikh Salem bin Abdulrahman Al Qasimi, Head of the Ruler's Office.
The university students also participated in 6 research topics that dealt with different topics from pharmaceutical sciences and dental researches, all of which were well received by the visitors of the exhibition. The participation of the students, Dina Yehya and Muhammad Al-Daihi, addressed the issue of the effectiveness of using the YouTube platform as a source of medical information. Students Sarah Al-Yamahi, Shahed Maysara and Alia Abdulrahim also addressed the issue of using pharmaceutical preparations for other than the recognized indications of use to treat complications of Covid 19 disease. The students, Sheikha Al-Dhanhani and Wafa Al-Yamahi, also addressed the issue of the role of the mixture of honey and nigella in treating complications of Covid-19 disease. Students Nawal Ibrahim and Fatima Manhal, also dealt with the treatment protocols followed in cases of Covid 19. Self-treatment was disused by Shouq Al-Yamahi, Nadia Al-Khuzaimi and Maryam Al-Ameri using mobile application. Students, Soheir Mahmoud and Salsabil Muhammad, discussed the issue of pharmaceutical care after recovering from Covid 19.
The esteemed university professors had also participated in the 5th ICPM conference by instructing research lectures conduced by Dr. Abdulhadi Wraith, Dr. Haitham Al-Messiri, Dr. Ashok Matthew, Dr. Aessa Jaber, Eng. Lamia Hussein, and Ph. Tarek Shahin, who also chaired one of the scientific sessions. Dr. Amani Osman chaired the opening session of the conference and Dr. Prabhu Natarajan chaired the second session of the first day.
Dr. Abdullah Al-Kindi, Chairman of the Conference Organizing Committee, conducted a speech during which he addressed the conference’s role in attracting specialized companies to support the medical field and reach important partnerships that contribute to achieving the goals of the conference. Dr. Azad Al-Najjar, the guest of honour of the conference, in his speech about the great civilizational achievements of the UAE in general and the Emirate of Sharjah in particular, and Al-Najjar thanked the organizing committee of the conference for organizing such specialized medical exhibitions for the benefit of this important sector
During the conference, the accompanying exhibition was held, which included exhibition stands from 53 local and international bodies that contribute directly and indirectly to support the medical and pharmaceutical sector in the country. The exhibition also witnessed the participation of a number of the university in the country.
Also, during the conference, competitions for scientific posters and others for scientific competition between university students participating in the conference were held. University students won two awards at the third place in the category of scientific posters for each of the students Sarah Al Yamahi and Maysara and Alia Abdul Rahim under the supervision of Dr. Sirinivasan Ramamurthy and the research of the two students, Soheir Mahmoud and Salsabil Al-Ghamri, under the supervision of Ph. Tarek Shahin. Also students Sarah Al Yamahi and Shahid Maysara and Alia Abdul Rahim won the third place in the inter-university competitions in a strong competition in which they got a great applause from the audience for their distinguished performance despite not exceeding their second year of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in front of the teams from the final years of the rest of the universities
His Excellency Prof. Ali Abuelnour – Chancellor of the University of Science and Technology in Fujairah – expressed his appreciation for the role that such scientific meetings play in enriching students' academic life and helping them acquaint themselves closely with post-university life so that they can prepare for it in a way that enables them to adapt and innovate in various fields.
His Excellency also expressed his pride in the effective participation of the university by faculty members and students of College of Dentistry, Pharmacy and Engineering in the conference activities, with praise for the harmony between all sectors of the university to ensure the success of that participation within the framework of the precautionary measures followed by all university employees and students.