The University of Balochistan was established in October-1970 through an Ordinance issued by the then Governor Balochistan. In June 1996, the Balochistan Assembly passed an ACT called the University of Balochistan ACT 1996. Thus the University of Balochistan became the sole general University of the Province imparting Higher Education to the entire population of the province in Science, Arts and Humanities.
Pharmacy is the health profession that links the health sciences with the chemical sciences, and it is charged with ensuring the safe use of medication. The scope of Pharmacy practice includes more traditional roles such as compounding and dispensing medications, and it also includes more modern services related to patient care, including clinical services, reviewing medications for safety and efficacy, and providing drug information.
1.2 The significance of Pharmacy profession and the role of Pharmacists in uplifting health care system have been well established and acknowledged all over the world. The Pharmacy profession is well known as a �Life Saving Profession�. The major emphasis of the World Health Organization (WHO) in the developing countries is to provide prompt and economical means for caring human health. This noble task can not be achieved with out Pharmacists because they are the only ones who know about drugs and related substances.
1.3 Department of Pharmacy was established in 1980 and due to high demand of its graduates; it is one of the most sought after discipline. It is very well staffed and equipped. Due to its high standard it is recognized by Pakistan Council of Pharmacy.