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Welcome to the Kuwait Medicines Information Center at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University.

The Kuwait Medicines Information Center (KU-MIC) is a Medicines Information call Center that provides precise, updated Medicines Information services to physicians, pharmacists and other healthcare personnel as well as the general public. It will also act as a teaching Center to educate pharmacy students, pharmacists, and other health care providers in order to develop skills to efficiently search the literature, critically analyze information, and accurately communicate responses.


Our Mission and vision


Mission:


  • Support the functions of healthcare professionals to deliver high quality drug use,
  • Provide education and training in medicines information practices (including health promotion) to promote the rational use of medicines,
  • Decrease the burden of drug-related problems and medication errors in Kuwait by collaborating with local and regional health care institutions and governmental agencies.

Vision:


  • To be recognized as the leading agency in Kuwait for the provision of Medicines Information, education and training, and consultation on the prevention and management of drug-related problems and medication errors.

Services provided


Types of questions the staff at Kuwait Medicines Information Center can answer include:


  • Tablet identification
  • Adverse drug effects
  • Contraindications
  • Drug dosages
  • Pharmaceutical compatibility
  • Drug interactions
  • Kuwaiti Pharmaceutical Law questions
  • Other drug related information

Working hours


Sun – Thurs 8am to 2pm (closed on national holidays and weekends).



All material found on the Kuwait Medicine Information Center (KU-MIC) website is provided for informational purposes only. It is not meant to replace the expert advice of a healthcare professional such as a physician, pharmacist, nurse or other healthcare specialist.




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