The 5th National Pharmacy Quiz 2013/2014 (Rx Quiz V) is an international academic competition among undergraduates majoring in Pharmacy. The competition was founded and organized by the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) for three years in a row. After that, it is handled by the University of the Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology (AIMST).

The Pharmacy Society University of Malaya (Pharmsoc) will be organizing the 5th National Pharmacy Quiz 2013/14 (Rx Quiz 2013/14) in collaboration with MyPSA (Student Chapter of MPS), which is an annual event involving schools of pharmacy nationwide. This competition also involve participants from few universities in the neighboring countries. The total participants estimated are around 100 participants.

This event provides a platform for pharmacy students from all over the country to meet and compete healthily on knowledge and intellect. It is our hope that this program will elevate the par of quality and competency amongst pharmacists-to-be, and will contribute to the better development of pharmacy profession in Malaysia. It is also hoped that this event will widen and strengthen the network established between all schools of pharmacy in Malaysia and its neighbouring countries in the future.

The event consists of a preliminary and two elimination rounds before the contestants compete in the final round to win the Tariq Trophy, which is named after the Dean of Kulliyyah of Pharmacy IIUM, Prof. Dato’ Dr. Tariq bin Abdul Razak.

This Rx quiz is conducted in phases that include oral and written form of the question. The tested topics will be Physiology, Chemistry, Pharmacology, Pharmaceutical Technology, Practical Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy.

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