(by: Ms. Eileen A. Molina and Ms. Kristine Mae F. Gante)
Caritas Christi urget nos!
SPUP’s College of Pharmacy organized a Send-off Program for the Thai Oriental Medicine Interns from Rangsit University, Thailand on May 31, 2017. Sr. Merceditas Ang, SPC (University President) awarded their Certificate for having successfully completed the five-month internship program thereby establishing Oriental Medicine Clinic at the SPUP Health Services Center at the Sacred Heart of Jesus Training Center.
The said internship program was a realization of an agreement between St. Paul University Philippines (SPUP) and Rangsit University (RSU) to pioneer Oriental Medicine in the Philippines through the initiative of Dr. Krisana Kraisintu. Under the stewardship of the College of Pharmacy, the internship program was pioneerd towards the establishment of an Oriental Medicine Clinic in SPUP. During their stay in SPUP, they opened and operated the Oriental Medicine Clinic and offered free services like Thai Massage, Herbal Compress, and Gua Sha, among others. They also provided lecture-demonstration on pharmaceutical compounding and preparation of herbal medicines to Pharmacy students.
The program was witnessed by Dr. Ma. Elizabeth C. Baua (Dean, School of Nursing and Allied Health Sciences), Ms. Eileen A. Molina (Associate Dean, Pharmacy), Dr. Jeremy Godofredo Morales (Director, International Relations), Ms. Kristine Mae F. Gante (Pharmacy Internship Coordinator), and some faculty and students of the College of Pharmacy. The program ended with a thanksgiving by the Thai Interns.