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Mission Statement

The recent circumstances of pharmacy and pharmaceutical professionals are changing greatly in accordance with emergence of social problems surrounding medicines such as progress of science and technology in medical care, the advent of an aging society due to a low birth rate, demands for development of epoch-making novel drugs, and others. Aiming at the advancement in quality of pharmacists who contribute in medical front or other sites, as specialists in medicines, the "6-year education program in pharmacy" has legislatively started in 2006 in Japan. There exist, as a background of the amendment, intense social requirements to nurturing pharmacists as advanced professionals who have knowledge and technique satisfactory for social demands and those who possess interdisciplinary knowledge capable of acting as a member of a medical team in cooperation with physicians and nurses.
Following to the amendment, a "4-year education program" has started in rearranged form, at the same time, in this Faculty of Pharmacy in responding to the social demands on capable persons of acting not only in new drug innovation but also in diverse and extensive areas of pharmaceutical sciences such as environmental and life sciences.

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