Excursion to the manufacturing plant Teva – School of Nursing and High Vocational School of Health Merhautova

In November 2011 students of the branch of study “certified assistant of pharmacy” of the School of Nursing and the High Vocational School of Health Merhautova Brno visited the manufacturing plant of the company Teva Pharmaceuticals CR.

In November 2011 students of the branch of study “certified assistant of pharmacy” of the School of Nursing and the High Vocational School of Health Merhautova Brno visited the manufacturing plant of the company Teva Pharmaceuticals CR, s.r.o. in Opava – the pharmaceutical company developing business in the Czech market since 1997 as the integral part of the mother company Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Israel.

By the introductory lecture the students were familiarized with the history and our days of the company, an important pharmaceutical producer with a long-time tradition. The lecture was following by the visit in the newly opened complex for production of solid drug forms.

The students were given the possibility to familiarize themselves with the most progressive technologies, applied for production of the solid drug forms and their packing; they could check for themselves what severe rules had to be observed during the process of production of the drugs and in all related processes to ensure that the produced drug would be of high quality, safe and effective.

For the majority of students this excursion was understood the first direct contact with the pharmaceutical industry and the unique chance to visit the multinational pharmaceutical company.

Irena Sládková