THE PHARMACEUTICAL ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN STUDENTS (PANS), Obafemi Awolowo University, (OAU Chapter) is a registered student body with the Division of Students Affairs, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, embodied with the responsibility of representing the general interest of students of the prestigious Faculty Of Pharmacy, OAU, Ile-Ife. PANS, the official student organization of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), since her inception in 1972, has existed to promote the interests and welfare of its members and today, PANS OAU chapter represents the voice of over 600 undergraduate student members studying at the Faculty of Pharmacy, OAU. As a memberof PANS OAU chapter, students, as future pharmacists, engage in high level interactions with the general community through our activities and events.
Asides having a positive effect on our environment and community, PANS also aims to educate and entertain her members, and so we organize a wide range of events and services over the course of the year such as the annual PANS Week, the community health awareness, the annual Shade Olafimihan Debate Competition, Project collaborations with other organizations, and various Pharmacy activities that promote the public’s awareness of how integral pharmacy is, in the healthcare field.
i. To cater for the academic, social, cultural, and sporting interests of pharmacy students;
ii. To provide forum for the discussion of matters relating to the development of education and practice;
iii. To maintain and promote unity and cooperation amongst pharmacy students with the staff of the faculty, the Student Union and the entire university community;
iiii. The association shall be affiliated to PANS national and shall cooperate with other Pharmacy bodies in and outside Nigeria;
v. To assist the members in their need to identify themselves with aims and aspirations of the Obafemi Awolowo University, especially in the promotion of learning and culture.