SAVIORS HEALTH CARE (Pvt) Ltd.

Sailing towards Success.

“My mission is to raise the productivity of our graduates through quality education and practical knowledge to contribute in a significant way to the national economy.”

C.E.O

OUR HERITAGE – OUR PRIDE- HISTORY OF PHARMACY EDUCATION IN PUNJAB PROVINCE

Pharmacy education was started in the province of the Punjab of  sub-continent  in  year  1944  within Pharmacology department of King Edward  Medical  College  (K.E.M.C),  Lahore,  the  oldest and top ranked Institution of medical sciences. Initially to fulfill the need of profession, K.E.M.C. offered a three-year degree course along with a 2-year diploma tracked   by 3-months of practical training in Pharmacy. Later on due to its wider prospects the Department of Pharmacy was undertaken by the Punjab University, Lahore. The  University  of  the  Punjab,  Lahore established as Punjab University College on 11th Jan 1870 achieved  the  status  of  university in 1882. It stands fourth in age among the leading oldest universities of the subcontinent. In the year 1948 an independent Pharmacy Department was established in the University of the Punjab University, Lahore in the present location, what is now known as Allama Iqbal Campus.

OUR INSPIRATIONS

 The inspiration of the South Punjab Healthcare Institute of Professional Studies (SHIPS) is to provide the Pharmacy education of high quality through excellent courses as approved  by Pharmacy Council of Pakistan, Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Inter University Faculty Board (IUFB] constituted by the Chancellor/Governor of the Punjab. The College’s faculty comprises of outstanding professionals who are fully committed to guide the students in their acquisition of knowledge and learning. The interaction between teacher and student creates the learning environment which facilitate mastery of professional skills and knowledge. The teaching faculty is friendly and likes interaction with the students for guiding purposes.

VISION

 A pharmacist is a one of the persons in health care team, and he plays a key role in providing quality healthcare and pharmaceutical care to the public. The concept of the “Seven-star pharmacist” was introduced by the World Health Organization (WHO) in March 2014. The mission of South Punjab Health Institute of Professional studies (SHIPs) is to develop a pool of human resources in the field of pharmacy, which can respond to the present as well as future needs of health and wellbeing of their patients and society. Our vision is to provide a high quality of professional education by practice to impart professional growth in the field of health. Our mission is to train and educate students both ethically and technical to make them competent Pharmacists and healthcare professionals in Pakistan to serve the ailing community.

MISSION

 Our mission is to educate students as trained and skillful Pharmacists who are confident, convicted and considerate enough to be able to contribute towards the improvement and well-being of patient community.

GOALS

  • To strengthen the students’ professional and scientific knowledge to understand their ethical and profession responsibilities.
  • To provide sufficient professional and practical experience, enabling the students to become valuable Pharmacists who can serve the nation effectively.
  • To improve professional, conceptual and human skills required to acquire professional jobs or continue studies and to lead a successful life.
  • To assist our students and graduates to take the next level in their profession and life.
  • To maintain the role of SHIPS as the leader in the delivery of high-quality Pharmacy education.
  • To train professional Pharmacist in the emerging professional areas through professional diplomas and certificate programs.

RECOGNITION BY PHARMACY COUNCIL OF PAKISTAN

The South Punjab Healthcare Institute of Professional Studies is a project of SAVIORS GROUP OF COMPANIES and is the first institute accredited by the Pharmacy Council of Pakistan since its establishment. Pharmacy Council of Pakistan has recognized University College of Pharmacy and after its last visit appreciated the College.

QUALITY POLICY OF COLLEGE

The College of Pharmacy was founded as a place of useful learning in the field of Pharmacy. The mission of the college is to improve the quality of pharmacy education in Pakistan through updated courses conducted in an educative and friendly research based innovative environment through Quality Management System.

OUR PRESENT – CAUSE OF ELATION

We have all infrastructure, excellent facilities and highly qualified faculty necessary to meet our vision, mission and objectives. The College is promoting excellent teaching and research programs but never more so than today. The distinctive teaching and cutting-edge research, College is at the forefront of teaching and research.  It has the following laboratories, equipped  with sate of art instruments for Pharm-D practical, computing and postgraduate research.

  • Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Microbiology
  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Pharmacology & Physiology
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Quality Management

  HISTORIC ACADEMIC – INDUSTRY LINKAGE

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry and District Hospital South Punjab has been successfully completed for the professional training of the students. Both institutions will collaborate in developing research methodologies & technical collaborations. Industry will be developing industrial Pharmacists from the interested Pharmacy students studying. Training sessions will also be conducted in Pharma Industry to make students experienced and practical.  

OUR FUTURE – EVEN BRIGHTER

We have planning for diverse aspects and areas for bringing best out of our students in South Punjab College of Pharmacy. From this year and onward, we will be attempting to establish our graduates as brands of SHIPS for more preference in market for which we will implement our concept starting from the students of first prof. We will be conducting more seminars, practical training sessions and interactions of students with the renowned Pharmacy professions for training of our students. We will also be emphasizing on training and encouraging our students for entrepreneurship – implementation of a concept of “learn to earn and to create jobs”. The College is planning to start the long- and short-term Diploma and Certificate courses for Pharmacy students and health Professionals. We want to increase our partnerships with the recognized National and International research centers. The College will soon be signing MoU with some renowned foreign university for collaborative research. The Industrial Pharmacy lab will be further developed and a couple of new research laboratories have been planned.A Museum and Drug Information Center have been planned for the benefits of students and professionals engaged in medical and Pharmacy Professions.

THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONS WILL BE MADE TO THE COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology. Center of Excellence for Pharmaceutical Research. Center for  Pharmacological and  Toxicological studies  of Indigenous Medicinal Plants. A Pharmacokinetics/Bio-availability Research Group has been planned to be established. Establishment of model Community Pharmacy.

PREFERENCE TO UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF PHARMACY – A RIGHT CHOICE

The Punjab University College of Pharmacy has the following distinguished features – a reason for being the preferred Pharmacy institute.

THE ONLY INSTITUTE OF PHARMACY IN JALALPUR PIRWALA

The College is the only professional, purpose-built building with spacious Class rooms and Laboratories and institute of in  the area,  which  provides  the best talent to the  nation.  It  is  the  first accredited institution by the Pharmacy Council of Pakistan in South Punjab under the  Pharmacy Act.  

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE

The South Punjab Institute of Professional Study has highly, and foreign qualified and well experienced teaching faculty. Currently, the teaching faculty comprises a unique blend of our teachers, we and our students – the three generations in the College. Some members of the faculty are working as the visiting professors and deliver lectures to the Universities abroad which have reflected the potentials of our faculty members. Our faculty produces highly competent, skilled and well-trained Professionals to provide quality Healthcare services to the community.

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE

The University College of Pharmacy well known for quality research in all the four disciplines of Pharmacy. The college provides a comfortable and strong research environment. Few patents are also on the credit of our staff members. Every year, our research publications have a remarkable contribution to improve the ranking of South Punjab Healthcare Institute of Professional Study

INSPIRING TEACHING AND RESEARCH FACILITIES

Modern and innovative methods and tools of teaching and training are used at South Punjab Healthcare Institute of Professional Studies to provide better personnel in all the fields of pharmacy. Well-equipped laboratories, air-conditioned spacious lecture theaters, modern library and internet facilities are available in the College.  

WIDE RANGE OF CAMPUS ACTIVITIES

South Punjab Healthcare Institute of Professional Studies periodically holds Sports, Debates, Seminars and Fun Fairs.

NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION/PARTNERSHIPS

The College of Pharmacy has successfully established a collaboration with National Pharmaceutical Industry and the public/private teaching hospitals for research on the projects related with pharmaceutical formulation and on the social aspects of pharmacy, respectively.

PROMOTING COMMERCIALLY BENEFITING RESEARCH

We understand the importance of the productive research beneficial for commerce. The collaboration with our  National Pharmaceutical Industry has provided a platform for carrying out research beneficial for commerce. We are trying to serves the needs of the pharmaceutical industry and in future, beside the basic research we will promote the commercialization of our research excellence.

CAREER COUNSELING SERVICE FOR THE GUIDANCE OF STUDENTS

The dedicated teaching faculty provides counseling service for the guidance of students under the umbrella of Job Placement and Career Counseling Cell of the College.