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IPSF Newsletter | December 2013

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Meet the SEC team

Big Days in Tokyo A taste of US Pharmacy in Tucson, Arizona


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Ms. Miranda Law

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SEP Experience Page 8

SEP Development Fund Grants 2012-13 Page 13

Issue #102, December 2013

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Dear IPSFers, Welcome to the second edition of the Student Exchange Program Newsletter! In this edition, you can learn all about the amazing SEP Dream Team (aka: Student Exchange Committee) and what each of the members are working on for you this year! Also, take a stroll through many adventures of the students who participated in an exchange program last summer! SEP can provide students with an experience they never had before. IPSF has created a program that is not limited to borders but expanding the horizons of pharmacy students to over 70 countries. We work to provide the opportunity for students to experience life changing adventures and gain invaluable pharmacy knowledge through direct contact. We want YOU to be a part of this experience! The opportunities are endless when you immerse yourself in another culture, learn a new language, and make friends from all over the world. Still not convinced? Keep reading about the amazing SEP adventures from last summer! Viva la Pharmacie! Best wishes. Miranda

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Mr. Howard Siu Ms. Sonia Lee Ms. Amina Ndope Mr. Mian Zhang

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Meet the SEC team Carlos Gurdián Solórzano I’m from Costa Rica The reason why I wanted to be part of SEC is because I wanted to work with different

two years ago, it’s been a wonderful time meeting new people, experiencing new cultures and places, contrasting and comparing perspectives, and viewing the pharmaceutical sciences in many

SEOs to improve the SEP experience in their countries and to work with foreign students. I also wanted to introduce new associations to the SEP, and to make them part of the incredible program. I strongly believe that SEP is a great experience for everybody, not only exchange students, but also hosting students. I can truly say that since I held the SEO position about

different ways. To learn about all this and use the acquired knowledge to improve something in your own country is what the SEP spirit is all about! I want to show pharmacy students that SEP is capable of providing all of this and even more. So I’ll just say: Viva IPSF, Viva SEP and Viva la pharmacie!

Sara Fernandes I’m from Portugal Student Exchange Program is the biggest internship project in the world. Being a Student Exchange Officer and providing this kind of opportunity to the students from our country and foreign students is just amazing. As SEO I was able to contribute to this amazing project but I felt that I could still work to try and improve SEP so others students


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could have the same opportunity. SEP doesn’t just provide an internship; it provides a unique opportunity to connect with different people from different cultures. It also allows interaction with pharmacy students from all over the world as well as pharmacy professionals with great experiences offering a lot to be learned. This is the SEP Spirit and I hope everyone shall get infected! :D

Melanie Föll My name is Melanie, I am 26 years old and I just graduated. I have been involved in SEP since my first year of studies as LEO and later SEO. Last year I was also part of SEC. The reason why I spend so much time working for SEP is that I am very enthusiastic about the program. It offers students all around the world a great opportunity to look outside the box and grow professionally and personally, therefore

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I’m from Germany become better pharmacists. Seeing what can be achieved through all the efforts SEOs and SEC are putting into SEP, motivates me to stay involved and help SEP to further development. For this SEP year I am looking forward to helping SEOs with all the problems they are facing, especially the ones who are trying to establish SEP in their countries. Furthermore, I am sure that we can achieve better communication and still improve the quality of SEP. Let’s take SEP to a new level!

Mohanned Shanan I’m from Sudan Hi IPSFers! I’m Mohanned Shanan from Sudan & I’m freshly graduated student from the University of Khartoum. I am the ex-SEO for FPSA Sudan. SEP is not well established here, but after I got involved in this amazing program, I will try to show everyone the benefits of discovering new worlds. This will be done by showing how different nationalities study pharmacy, work at hospitals, community pharmacies and research centers, moreover how they live and have fun. I want all IPSFers to die for the opportunity to participate in SEP. I also want to help associations that can’t receive or send their students. I’ll do my best to increase the SEP members this year; I hope all SEOs will do the same to spread this program to their members, to motivate them to participate as well as to help them find their destinations. Students today, Pharmacists tomorrow. Viva la IPSF, Viva la SEP :)

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Tereza Stipkova I’m from Slovakia, studying in Czech From the very beginning of my pharmacy studies, I was attracted to the world of possibilities out of the faculty and beyond the regular student life. When I was introduced to SEP, I knew it was an opportunity I couldn’t let go –there was a whole new world of internships, fascinating people and valuable experience. Working as a SEO of CzPSA Czech Republic meant a year full of both hard

work and precious rewarding moments when all the exchanges become reality thanks to my team. After getting such deep insight into this project, I felt the need of sharing my experience and new ideas, which can hopefully make SEP run more fluently and efficiently. I am eager and excited to help new SEOs improve and establish their SEP, solve any troubles, and promote SEP to all IPSFers. I am already enjoying working in a “Dream Team” of enthusiastic people!

Yannick Bayingana I’m from Rwanda I’m Yannick, from Rwanda. Since I first discovered SEP, it had me enchanted. The opportunity to widen our horizons, to learn about pharmacy practice around the world and to compare it to our home country, while exploring new landscapes, and discovering new cultures is, in my opinion, the best IPSF project ever. Unfortunately, my association had been inactive


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in SEP for many years, so it wasn’t easy for me to apply for SEP. I then decided to bring back my association into SEP and had two successful years as SEO. Seeing how difficult it is for a lot of students around the world to participate in SEP and understanding how stressing it may be (because I’ve been there), I decided to join SEC, and try my best to make SEP easier for anybody that dreams about it. It’s going great so far. I’m lucky to be part of a great Dream Team.

Lara-Turiya Seitz I fell in love with the Student Exchange Program through my position as Student Exchange Officer of BPhD Germany. I applied to become a member of SEC to improve SEP and enable a smooth running process. I love broadening my horizons - SEP is offering students a great chance to experience pharmacy and different cultures as well as to make friends all over the world. As SEC- European Liaison I want to support our Student Exchange Officers by being a reliable contact person thus helping them implement SEP

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I’m from Germany in their home association as well as being available in case of any questions, inquiries, or dealing with any kind of relevant issues. One of my plans is implementing individual SEO Training Sessions to prepare new SEOs to start their new position with confidence. In my position as Individual Member placement officer, I want to offer students who cannot enjoy general association advantages the chance to participate in SEP. I’m already enjoying working in our highly motivated Dream Team and I am looking forward to having a great year with SEP and IPSF! - Viva la Pharmacie!

Amalia Droal I’m from France I’m Amalia from France, a 6th year pharmacy student. I discovered the Student Exchange Program during my 3rd year of studies. Two years ago, I had the chance to be part of it by going to Peru for a month. I had a wonderful time meeting new people and experiencing a new culture. From then on, it was obvious that I wanted to be as involved in the program as I could be. I was SEO 2012/2013 for France and I spent the most amazing year working with all the other SEOs. During the Annual Congress I was touched even more by the IPSF spirit and that gave me the motivation to be part of the SEC. Let’s begin the new SEP year. Viva la pharmacy, Viva IPSF

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David Aiko I’m from Kenya My name is David Aiko from Kenya. I first discovered SEP last year when I was the SEO for my association. It was the first time ever our association participated in hosting students so I wasn’t aware of how the experience would be like. Ever since, I have been completely addicted to the exchange program. Being part of SEC gives me the opportunity to get more involved in the program and to get great experiences myself. It will be great working with other members of the dream team to make SEP better in all aspects.

Miranda Law I’m from the United States of America Helloooo IPSF! :) I’m incredibly excited to be serving you this year as the Chairperson of Student Exchange. I know a lot of expectations have been made to achieve improvements, and I hope to do my best to make SEP a quality program this year. My enthusiasm for SEP began during my very own exchange in Egypt, where I met some of the best friends I have now, and made life changing memories that inspired me to want to provide the same experience for other pharmacy students. I have the most amazing dream team (SEC) working with me this year, and I hope to make some great improvements with their assistance! My door is always open for you, so contact me any time with questions/comments/concerns about IPSF SEP!


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Elinda Elvarina

Big Days in Tokyo SEP Experience in Japan I was so happy during my trip to Tokyo, as it was a balance between learning, sightseeing, happiness, laughter, exhaustion, and love. On, August 6th 2013, 11.00 p.m. “Welcome to the Haneda Airport”. After a 15-hour flight, I finally arrived at Tokyo. The atmosphere and the people of Tokyo seemed so different than what I was used to in my home city, Surabaya. It was my first trip overseas, and participating in the Student Exchange Program (SEP) fulfilled my dream of spending time abroad. I stayed in Tokyo for 15 days. On the first day, I visited a drugstore/pharmacy chain named Cococarafine. Cococarafine focuses on its core drugstore and pharmacy business operations. They provide health and beauty items, home care, self-serve medication, and compounded prescription medication not only in powder but 8

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also in ointment dosage form Pharmacists are responsible for dispensing, compounding, and ensuring that the dose is appropriate for each patient. Medications are organized based on therapeutic class, and those with small doses are written in a bigger size and different color than medicines with larger doses. The purpose of this system is to minimize medical errors. In recent years, Cococarafine has ranked #1 amongst other drugstores and is expanding to other countries such as China, Vietnam, Thailand, and Russia. As a customer service perk, Cococarafine’s customers are given a card that can be used in any of its stores. On the second day, I visited Showa University Hospital. Pharmacists here have a good relationship with other healthcare professionals. They also have the power to alter therapy after doing medication reconciliation. I had the opportunity to try making a UDD (Unit Dispensing Dose) with the UDD machine. This machine is used to compound the supply of drugs needed for a patient’s drug therapy regimen; for instance, if a patient needs to take a medication three times a day for three days, then they will get nine UDDs. After I learned how to use the UDD machine, I was able to observe how to compound cytotxic drugs and TPNs (total parenteral nutrition). However, since those are more complex and dangerous,

On August 9th, I visited Yokohama Treatment Medical Centre. This hospital focuses on patients with Severe Motor and Intellectual Disabilities (SMID) caused by brain damage in infancy. I was able to visit patients directly; they were in so much pain. Although SMID cannot be cured, pharmacists

and other health professionals do what they can to support the patients using medications including antianxiety drugs, anticonvulsant agents (like diazepam and carbamazepine), and nutritional supplements. I prepared UDDs for the patients. I tried to make them smile; we played games together with all my hopes are to make them happy.

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was not able to do them myself. Pharmacists also provided books for outpatients (which included the elderly and patients with certain diseases like diabetes or cancer) in order to help them learn how to take their medicine, any side effects, when to take them, etc. There is a library on the uppermost floor of Showa University Hospital with many books about various diseases, so that patients can look up for more information about their diseases.

On August 10th, I joined the Vampire Campaign for blood donations. This campaign was held in front of Ueno Station, which is very large and crowded. It was also hot, at 40â °C!!! I wore a Yukata, which is Japanese traditional summer clothing. With other students and staff, we stood for four hours to ask everyone to give their blood.

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I said, “kenketsu onegaishimasu,” which means, “please, give your blood.” Many Japanese are not inclined to donate blood, so the professional health team needed some volunteers to directly solicit passers-by. Next up, we learned about global health. Each student had to make a presentation to introduce their assigned country, outline how new drugs are accepted by the regulatory body in that country, explain clinical trials, and describe the role of the pharmacist. This helped us learn about the profession of pharmacy around the world. The next day, I went to Lact Pharmacy. It is an independent pharmacy (found in multiple Japanese districts) that is similar to how pharmacies in my home country are run. They

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only provide prescription drugs. When doctors fax in prescriptions, the pharmacists compound the medications to be ready by the time the patient arrives. For the patient’s convenience, the pharmacists also provide equipment like a spray bottle for asthmatic children and a copy of their Patient Medication Record. The last place I visited was Meiji Pharmaceutical University. At the Analytical Pharmacy and Organic Chemistry Laboratorium, I was able to meet the lecturers (Mr. Toshihiro Suzuki and Professor Naoki Saitou), as well as their assistants. We had a discussion about their work in researching anticancer agents, and I helped them cultivate plant tissue culture. Life in Japan is very fast paced, especially in Tokyo. While I was there, I felt like my lifestyle changed, as my schedule was so tight. However, despite my packed schedule, I was very happy. While sightseeing, I visited Yokohama, Kamakura, Kjijoji, Kita Senjyu, Harajuku, Shibuya, Chiba, Skytree, Tokyo Tower, Ameyoko, and Ueno Zoo. I tried to speak Japanese with the locals and even learned how to use chopsticks while eating ramen; I literally couldn’t use the chopsticks which made the Japanese laugh at me at first and then they taught how to use them properly. An interesting fact is that even though it was summer and the highest temperature was 40⁰C, I didn’t feel hot. That is because Tokyo has low humidity; so, even if you sweat, it will go away rapidly. In comparison, my home city (Surabaya City in Indonesia) is hottest during the dry season.. In Tokyo, I met many people -- not only pharmacy students, but also other students in other areas (sport therapy, linguistics, and engineering).

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I learned so much about the people, their culture, the Japanese language, and indeed pharmacy practice in Japan. I was so happy during my trip to Tokyo, as it was a balance between learning, sightseeing, happiness, laughter, exhaustion, and love. I love Asakusa and Tokyo!! As young people, don’t be afraid to dream big. Big success starts from dreams and the effort to fulfill them. For any obstacles that you may be facing in your life -- Ganbatte (Japanese for “good luck”)! Elinda Elvarina Airlangga University Surabaya, Indonesia

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Luka Tehovnik

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A taste of US Pharmacy in Tucson, Arizona SEP Development Fund Grant 2012-13

I spent two marvelous months in the States and I must say in spite of a lot of misconceptions about the American people, they were amazing! After being interested in International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation’s Student Exchange Program (IPSF SEP) for quite sometime, I finally did it! I can confidently say that this past summer was the best one I have had so far! It’s difficult to describe the feeling when your dream of travelling to the United States of America finally comes true! It’s unbelievable how time flies! Not so long ago I can recall myself and the student from Barcelona, Helena, sitting in a cozy Gentle Ben’s on E. University Blvd. in Tucson, Arizona; It was the first brewery in Tucson when it started operating back in 1991. Having their iconic “Tucson Blonde”

beer I enjoyed conversing with two Local Exchange Officers (LEO), Douglas Lee-Chan and Wendy Wong along with other students from the University of Arizona. We discussed topics from differences in the field of pharmacy between Slovenia and The US to the plans I had for this special experience. That was one of my first social evenings of my genuine American experience. University of Arizona Medical Center The University of Arizona Medical Center (UAMC) was the site where I spent most of my time. The morning of my first day at work I got to know my preceptor, pharmacy professor, Dr. Michael Katz with whom I had a fascinating conversation about the upcoming controversial Affordable Care Act (ACA) many times known as “ObamaCare”. On August 6th at 8 a.m. the real work started. I was assigned to a team at the Internal Medicine Department, which consisted of an attending physician, pharmacy/ medical residents and students. There were approximately 10 people in our group; imagine 10 people entering the patient’s room! Presenting the patient’s medical history to the team was the same every day; it was the same routine on every ward I worked on. A discussion took place in front of each patient’s room, which we were to enter; after all information was

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clarified, we entered the patient’s room to acquire additional information from each specific patient. I should stress that pharmacy interns were actively included in conversations about the future treatment plan for patients, and doctors appreciated every concern that pharmacist (either a licensed one or a student) addressed to them. An important aspect we always discussed was whether or not a patient had health insurance. Insurance is essential for reducing healthcare costs for the patient since a national health service does not exist in the US. I had the opportunity to observe the work of a pharmacist in 4 areas: Internal Medicine, Oncology, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Pediatrics Intensive Care Unit (PICU). I met different pharmacist on every floor who instantly assisted me with my questions and shared as much knowledge as possible in the

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time allotted. I especially loved the time I spent in the Oncology unit because in addition to rounds, I also had the opportunity to do additional tasks such as: witnessing a lumbar puncture, high-dose methotrexate (HD-MTX) intrathecal application through the Ommaya reservoir (intraventricular catheter system) directly into cerebrospinal fluid, bone marrow biopsy and an IV cytostatic drug preparation. I extend a special thanks to the doctors and pharmacists who made those things possible! Every afternoon a group discussion was led by our preceptor, Dr. Katz. Each one of us presented a case which we found the most interesting and educational. We discussed whether the drugs that were stopped or started were suitable or not, if a patient was handled properly, and what could be changed and or improved.

An Authentic American Experience During the month I spent in Tucson, AZ, I had a variety of experiences ranging from hiking in Sabino Canyon to a live gunfight show in the city of Tombstone, eating delicious food in typical American restaurants and attending house parties. Social activities were well organized and I was able to see a large part of a very spread out big city of Tucson!

I would recommend SEP to everyone; it’s an opportunity of a lifetime, which should not be missed! It’s a perfect way to establish a professional and social network, which can enhance success. If you want to experience pharmacy on another level in other countries, then this is exactly for you!

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I was included in each patient presentation and conversation afterwards and I tried to participate as much as I could.

I spent two marvelous months in the States and I must say in spite of a lot of misconceptions about the American people, they were amazing! Maybe it was that I hung out with the best people or maybe it was just my positive attitude. Either way, before being judgmental, I suggest you pack your things and go there. I think you will be pleasantly surprised! While in Arizona, I had a chance to observe health care professionals performing their job and I tried to absorb as much information as I could. It became clear to me how important pharmacists really are! I learned and saw a lot and had high expectations; my experience ended up being more than I had hoped for! The exchange enriched me professionally, culturally and personally. My confidence has been boosted, and my pharmacy knowledge and various skills were improved, including the ones regarding proper patient interaction. I was so impressed by the work of clinical pharmacists, my area of interest, and by amazing people who surrounded me that I really wanted to stay there! I am working hard towards that goal.

In summary, I would like to thank the LEOs, Douglas and Wendy, for locating a place to stay, and also to Katrina, Lisa, Matthew and other students who helped with organizing different activities. Furthermore, I would like to extend a big thanks to my preceptor Dr. Katz who did his best to make my experience as great as possible, as well as to the pharmacy residents, floor pharmacists and other healthcare professionals who accepted me in their midst for a short period of time. I felt like part of the team!

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Lastly, I give a whole-hearted thank you to my dear host family, Dr. William Jones, his wife Anita and their children Amanda, Scott and Helen for making my time great, and unforgettable, and for providing me with everything I needed. Thank you for lending us your car, for delicious margaritas & meals, and for the quality time I spent with you! I didn’t feel alone, not even for a second and I didn’t feel homesick! Thank you again for making me feel like part of your family... I will never forget what you did for me!

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The IPSF Student Exchange Committee would like to Welcome Austria Denmark to SEP 2013-14 IPSF Newsletter


Katharina Matheis

My SEP Experiences in Lisbon, Portugal SEP Development Fund Grant 2012-13

Besides the amazing impression of Lisbon, all the great trips and conversations with the other SEP students, I learned a lot at the pharmacy. During my first 3 years of studying in Germany, I had a lot of practical experiences at the university, and internships in the community pharmacies. But this summer, I decided to do something different. At the information evening on campus, I heard about the Student Exchange Program. I was excited by the reports from the students, who talked about details of their unforgettable time in a foreign country, and I recognized, that this is what I wanted to do. Last winter I applied, and I didn`t have to wait long until I got the answer that I could stay in a community pharmacy in Lisbon, Portugal. My reasons for choosing Portugal were diverse:

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On one side, I wanted to travel to a European country that I`ve never been before, especially to get to know a new culture. On the other side I desired to meet other pharmacy students from all over the world, and it was Portugal that offered me that opportunity. I thought that I`d be in good contention for an exchange experience, making acquaintances, and having a great time togetherand it was like that! On the 3rd of August, I arrived at the airport in Lisbon, and was cordially received by the Portuguese people. I, Together with other exchange program students from Spain, Hungary, Serbia, Holland, Turkey and Bulgaria, stayed for two weeks in a very centrally located student residence. We really had a great time; the days started with a breakfast at our residence, or with a coffee and a typical Portuguese pastry in a small sidewalk cafĂŠ. After that, everybody went their own way to the Pharmacy, but we only had to work for 4 hours. The rest of the afternoon was used to explore Lisbon, or to enjoy the beautiful beaches near the Portuguese capital. We had a nice walk along the river Tejo with an amazing view of the Red Bridge, which is a carbon copy of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. We climbed the old castle Sao Jorge with the comfortable Portuguese trams, and we travelled to the enchanting palaces of Sintra.

student exchange Not Only did we visit the generic tourist places, but also owing to our stay at the students’ residence, and the contact with the pharmacists, we were very close to the locals; therefore one night we listened to Fado, a traditional kind of Portuguese music in a small, local restaurant. And on, another day we got insider information to visit a secluded beach, where we relaxed far from the crowds. The days often ended with a common dinner, and of course there would be partying to follow. Besides the amazing impression of Lisbon, all the great trips and conversations with the other SEP students, I learned a lot at the pharmacy. I was placed in a small but lively pharmacy in a neighbourhood with elderly people, who knew each other very well. They lived together with familiarity, not anonymity, as one might expect in a capital. The pharmacist and her son

impersonated this lovely ambience exactly. They were really nice to me. Perhaps one hour each day I was occupied stocking medicines in cupboards, checking expiration dates or scanning boxes. The rest of the time, the pharmacist would explain and show me how a Portuguese pharmacy works, what problems they had, which products they sell the most, etc. Although I couldn’t understand any Portuguese, and therefore couldn`t listen to the counselling interviews, I got a very detailed impression of their daily work, and the differences to how a German pharmacy works. So I did not only have a unique look at the pharmacy, but also had great meetings and achieved personal growth- all in all an incredible summertime in Lisbon. I can only advise everyone, to take the chance, and enjoy this exchange program.

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Cyrine Tangour

My SEP Experience in India SEP Development Fund Grant 2012-13

Mumbai was magical at night, with the skylines, the numerous clubs and the great amount of fun. What should I say…? To be really fair, I would say that it was interesting, the way Dr. House (the main character of the famous TV series carrying the same name) means it. It was an adventure full of amazing surprises, most of the time. This internship was a part of the Student Exchange Program (SEP) of the International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation (IPSF). Thanks to the Indian Pharmaceutical Association, I was placed in a local Indian pharmaceutical company. This 40-year-old company has a research centre that develops the generic medications I had a chance to be familiar with quality assurance, formulation, and analytic development. It was hard not to learn anything in the company; simply because everyone was so helpful and would just share everything they

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know would be of an interest or a benefit. This went both ways; they were also really interested to know more about me, my religion, my culture and my studies. I crossed many lands and lots of ocean, in order to learn, and I, indeed, learned a lot. Besides working, I had the chance to live in the wonderful yet really crowded city of Mumbai, capital city of the Indian State of Maharashtra, for a whole month. At first I was scared by its size and dampness because of the rain, and the torrents of dirty water on the roads. But after I got an umbrella, and especially after I met my dear Portuguese friends, everything became so much fun. Mumbai was magical at night, with the skylines, the numerous clubs and the great amount of fun. I just felt really lucky to be there. I enjoyed unforgettable parties with my new Indian, Portuguese, Serbian, Czech and German friends that lasted till the early hours of the morning. Then, the craziness was back, with all the traffic, and the every-morning-war to get on to a “Rickshaw”, which is a motorcycle with a passenger compartment at the back, that you take anywhere and everywhere, even if it was an unconstructed road. The Rickshaw’s drivers were just funny and crazy. For quite long distances, my friends and I usually took the train that connects

and cultures, but there is solidarity above all the differences. Even if it’s unclean, poor, and it’s lacking so many things, India is a rich country, rich in its culture and especially rich in its people.

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south and north Mumbai; the first time I ever took the train, it was during the rush hour, and the train looked so crowded, I was a bit worried, but the people were so nice and kind, and they really helped me to find my way. I got lost on my first day, and I had to find my way back like a true adventurer; I had to discover everything regarding transportation by myself, but I was lucky to have the help of a perfect stranger I met on the streets. Generally, I really felt secure during my trips, even when I traveled far from the big city. I went to Jaipur for a weekend, and I got the chance to see wonderful sites. I went to former palaces and castles of Indian kings and queens, and was able to feel a connection with their deep culture. I appreciated how they allowed you to be different, and to live among them in peace. They are so many people from different religions

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