On Monday, November 27, 2023, in a groundbreaking educational initiative, second-stage Biomedical Sciences Department students of Cihan University-Erbil visited the Nwebunawa Vegetable Oil Factory as part of their Pharmacology course, supervised by Assistant Lecturer Dr. Sarah Mohammed, the course instructor. The students were warmly welcomed by the factory manager, Mr. Chya Mohammed Nwebunawa. The visit focused on exploring the production of raw materials and aimed to provide students with practical insights into the foundational aspects of the pharmaceutical industry. Top of Form
During the visit, students delved into the intricate processes involved in extracting raw materials used in medicinal compounds. The excursion not only highlighted the significance of botanical sources but also emphasized the factory’s pivotal role in supplying essential ingredients for pharmaceutical formulations.
Engaging in discussions and hands-on experiences allowed participants to grasp the correlation between the quality of raw materials and pharmaceutical effectiveness. Students gained firsthand knowledge of the stringent protocols and standards upheld in the production of these crucial elements.
This immersive experience at the aforementioned factory not only broadened students’ understanding of pharmacology but also underscored the indispensable synergy between academia and industry in advancing biomedical sciences. As academia continues to align with practical applications, such an initiative promises to shape future professionals in the field, fostering innovation and excellence.