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About the Unit
Established in December 2017, with the supervision of the Director of the Clinical Pharmacy Department Dr Gehan Eltahawi, by Dr Hossam A. Elgnainy, the Medication Consultation Unit (MCU) is an invaluable asset to the Cairo University Specialized Pediatric Hospital (CUSPH), Clinical Pharmacy Department, providing experiential training for student pharmacists and a service to health care professionals.

In order to make the services of the Medication Consultation Unit more readily available in the ever-changing health care environment, the unit released this website.

The MCU is a rotation site for students to complete a pharmacy practice experience in medications information and therapeutics. During the rotation, student pharmacists become competent in data retrieval, literature evaluation, and written and oral communication skills. They respond to inquiries from health care professionals regarding contemporary therapeutic regimens in pediatrics.

Purpose
To serve the health professions by answering medication questions.
To provide a learning center for student pharmacists and residents, and other health sciences students in medication information skills.
To aid in the promotion of CUSPH by offering medication consultation services throughout Egypt in pediatric specialities ( till now it's available only for CUSPH healthcare professionals).
To promote the profession of clinical pharmacy.

Services
Medication consultation services offered by the MCU are Evidence-Based. These services include:
Provision of medication and therapeutic information and supporting documentation to questions posed by health care practitioners.
Provision of consultative services in various areas.
Participation in pharmacy-related research.

Personnel
The Director of the Medication Consultation Unit is Hossam A. Elgnainy, B.Pharm.

The Editorial Board:
Dr. Hossam A. Elgnainy, B.Pharm.
Dr. Omnia Afifi, PharmD.
Dr. Walid Ali, MSc in Clinical Pharamcy.

Hours of Operation
9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., Sunday through Wednesday




Contact
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Cairo University Specialized Pediatric Hospital,
Clinical Pharmacy Department, Medication Consultation Unit,
1 Ali Ibrahim St, El-Sayeda Zainab, Cairo, Egypt

وحدة الاستشارات الدوائية، قسم الصيدلة الإكلينيكية،
 مستشفى جامعة القاهرة التخصصي للأطفال، أبو الريش الياباني
1 شارع علي ابراهيم، السيدة زينب‎، القاهرة، مصر