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ESOP goes Maghreb

NZW aktuell: Dear Reda, and Yacine, my best welcome here in Hamburg at the NZW. When did you arrive? How many hours took the flight?
Reda/Yacine: We arrived on January 21st 2014, the flight took about 4 hours.
NZW aktuell: Can you tell me something about the pharmacist education in Algeria?
Reda/Yacine: The pharmacist education is 6 years curriculum, sanctioned by PHD degree; currently the pharmacy graduation training is experiencing a profound reform.
NZW aktuell: Do the students learn anything concerning oncology pharmacy during his/her studies at the university?
Reda/Yacine: Pharmacy Oncology as a specialty in Algeria, however we do have some chapters in pharmacology, concerning this subject but this lack of training is detrimental and we felt it in our daily practice.

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Interview with Dr. Reda Kessal and Yacine Mezaour, Algeria

ESOP goes Maghreb (Part 2)

NZW aktuell: Dear Myriam, my best welcome here in Hamburg at the NZW. When did you arrive? How many hours took the flight?
Myriam Razgallah Khrouf: I arrived Wednesday, 21 January 2015 after 6 hours
flights.
NZW aktuell: Can you tell me something about the pharmacist education in Tunisia?
Myriam Razgallah Khrouf: In Tunisia we study 5 years with one year dispatched on 9 months of hospital training and 3 months in communotary pharmacy.

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Interview with Dr. Myriam Razgallah Khrouf, Tunisia, Algeria

Interview with Ewelina Korczowska from Poznan, Poland

Safe handling procedures should be closely monitored in all areas where antineoplastic drugs are delivered, stored, prepared, administered from and disposed of in order to reduce exposure of healthcare workers. Current knowledge levels on surface contamination with antineoplastic drugs in European hospitals in areas where these drugs are handled, is limited.
Regarding a lack of knowledge in these area Ewelina Korczowska together with the ESOP president Klaus Meier had the idea to conduct a study to evaluate and compare the surface contamination with antineoplastic drugs at various sites, including preparation (pharmacy) and administration (ward) areas in European hospitals.
Last Friday, during the ESOP-Meeting Ewelina presented the results of this pilot study. Later she gave Annette an interview for the NZW aktuell ...

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Interview with Ewelina Korczowska, Poznan, Poland