About us

Pharmacists are key members in the health care team, because of their specialized knowledge in the use and application of medications and also in their communications with patients. In general, there are two major areas in pharmacy namely, “Pharmaceutical Science” and “Pharmacy Practice”.

The vision of the Department of Pharmacy of Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Ruhuna is to produce graduates who is able to communicate and deliver the elements of pharmaceutical care and medicines management, conduct research in the pharmaceutical field and having relevant skills and knowledge which are based upon and underpinned by appropriate and sufficient understanding of the principle and techniques of the pharmaceutical sciences.