A two-day-long program named International Conferences of Drug Design and Development (ICDD) and Pharma Fest ‘22 was held on September 19 and 20, 2022, organized by the School of Pharmacy and Public Health, Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB).

A team from the Department of Pharmacy, University of Asia Pacific (UAP), emerged victorious in the IUB Pharma Olympiad 2022.

The Pharma Olympiad had two segments, in which 38 teams participated from different universities in Bangladesh. After preliminary screening among all participants, 10 teams were selected for the final round. UAP sent two teams, among which the team of Iftekhar Ahmed Ifty and Sayka Tabassum Nijhum (Batch 45) was the champion of Pharma Olympiad 2022. Moreover, the teams of Sejuti Reza and Sikder Methi (Batch 46) were also qualified for the top ten teams. Prof. Dr. Mohammad Shahriar, Head, Department of Pharmacy, and Dr. Shihab Uddin Ahmad, Assistant Professor, supervised the participation of students in the IUB Pharma Olympiad 2022.

Meanwhile, the first runner-up was Jahangirnagar University’s team, and the second runner-up was Noakhali Science and Technology University’s team in the Pharma Olympiad competition..