I graduated from the University of Mauritius in 2013 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy and had the opportunity to carry out my pre-registration training at Ajanta Pharma, Fortis Clinique Darné and Victoria Hospital. During my training I acquired extensive knowledge on pharmaceuticals, medication dispensing and clinical and hospital applications of pharmacotherapy. I became a registered Pharmacist in 2014 and worked as the Pharmacist-in-charge of various retail pharmacies across the island. I then joined the Public Service in 2017 where I acquired a rich experience in hospital pharmacy setting. Additionally, I also made several research based on ethnopharmacology. I joined the MedActiv family in 2021 since this is an ideal opportunity for me to acquire new knowledge and grow professionally. My work as a Pharmacist is mainly focused on human centered health rather than just pill dispensing. I counsel my patients within the limits of my professional competencies and my other domain of expertise is veterinary medicine dispensing and counseling. I also provide patients with information regarding their drug regiment with the aim of optimizing drug therapy.
I chose a career in the pharmaceutical sector mainly because of the satisfaction of potentially impacting people's lives and it is also a field of continuous development and innovation. I am a registered pharmacist with the pharmacy board of Mauritius since 2015. After studying for my Bachelor of Pharmacy at the University of Mauritius, I did my pre-registration internship at Ajanta Pharma, Fortis Clinique Darné and Victoria Hospital. My internship allowed me to work in various pharmacy settings. I am also one of the authors of the article “Anticholinesterase and Antioxidant Effects of Traditional Herbal Medicines used in the Management of Neurodegenerative Diseases in Mauritius” published in Archives of Medical and Biomedical Research. Thereafter, I worked for six years in retail pharmacies. After completing my MBA at the University of Mauritius, I join the MedActiv family in November 2021 as a pharmacist and I am very grateful for this opportunity. MedActiv has a long-standing reputation for providing high quality products and excellent customer service. It is a privilege to work in such an organization where employees are treated with genuine respect and where hard work is valued.
I graduated with a Bachelor degree in Pharmacy from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India with First Class Distinction. I had the opportunity to carry out my one year pre-registration at MedActiv La Chaussée and at Dr. A. G. Jeetoo Hospital where I gained invaluable hands-on experience, from dispensing, patient care and counselling as well as pharmacy laws and regulations. Joining MedActiv once again in June has been an exciting step in my career, allowing me to contribute my skills and knowledge to a dynamic team that shares my pssion for advancing healthcare solutions.
I graduated from the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India, with a Bachelor of Pharmacy. I had the opportunity to complete my pre-registration training at a retail pharmacy as well as at Victoria Hospital, where I gained extensive knowledge and technical skills to provide health care services to clients to the utmost of my ability. Patient counselling, and ordering and dispensing of medications are some of the tasks I have learned to master during these internships. I am also a member of the Pharmaceutical Association of Mauritius (PAM) since March 2022, through which I will be able to learn further and share my experience. I have joined the MedActiv family to get the opportunity to deepen my knowledge, grow professionally and ensure better patient compliance.
Radhamohunsingh Bissoondoyal (Joy)
I wanted to be a healthcare professional because chemistry and how medications work are topics I have always been intrigued about. I received my Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy in 1984 and my Master of Pharmacy Degree in 1986, both from Jadavpur University Kolkata, India. I also completed my Pre-Registration training at Dr Jeetoo Hospital Port Louis from Sept 1986 to Sept 1987 where I was able to put my knowledge and skills developed at university into practice. I also hold a diploma in Homeopathy medicine from Bioron Academy France since 1992. After my registration in 1987, I worked in retail pharmacies for fifteen years as Pharmacist-in -charge before joining MedActiv as Pharmacist/Manager in 2003. I worked for ten years at Trianon outlet, five years at La Chaussée outlet and spent the last five years working respectively in our Cascavelle, Rose Belle and Ebène outlets. Throughout my long career I have always tried to ensure medication safety, provide education and counselling, and foster positive relationship with the patients. I also had the opportunity to act as Pre-Registration tutor to mentor Trainee Pharmacists to develop into competent and confident Pharmacists. I am also an active member of the Pharmaceutical Association of Mauritius since 1987.
After the completion of my Bachelor of Pharmacy at Rhodes University South Africa in 2016, I joined a retail pharmacy as an intern, allowing me to gain the required experience to become a certified pharmacist from the Pharmacy Council of Mauritius in 2018. The professional exposure I earned while working both in South Africa and Mauritius triggered in me the desire to venture a step further and enroll for my Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Witswatersrand University SA, where I was, in the meantime, selected to lecture undergraduate students. Although my pharmacy background is diverse, pharmaceutical care, compliance to pharmacy regulations and attention to details are the foundation of my daily routine. I feel proud and honored to be part of the MedActiv family and look forward to propagate wellness within our community.
"My happiness lies, first of all, in Health." This thought inspired me to opt for a career in healthcare and here I am, a BPHARM holder from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, India. My one-year Pre-registration training in Private healthcare and Hospital Pharmacy boosted my confidence to interact with public as well as doctors to help counselling and dispensing medicines efficiently and effectively. I am a member of the Pharmaceutical Association of Mauritius (PAM), through which I get involved in the pharmaceutical network for conferences and meetings. I exerted my role as a community pharmacist firstly at Newpharm Pharmacy and Superpharm LTD. Joining MedActiv was a dream which turned into reality in 2020. Beside being a pharmacist-in-charge, I am privileged to be included in a team of professionals who works towards a single vision – to provide the best services ethically to the public. Learning is a never-ending process and so is the medical field. I aspire to learn and raise awareness of the evolving medicines to the public through modern technologies of this era, my passion is to travel and to explore new places.
Thoswanee Devi Groochurn
I have graduated with honors from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences-Karnataka, India back in 2014, with a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy. I was fortunate to do an internship in a Practical Hospital Training in India’s most advanced multispecialty hospital, Fortis Hospital Ltd- Bengaluru. Back to Mauritius, I have completed my internship at D’Espagnac Curepipe. I have started my career in 2015 as a registered pharmacist and worked in various retail pharmacies around the country for 3 years. In 2018, I was the pharmacist in charge of Wellkin Hospital, Moka, where I was executing the day to day operations, served in-patient and outpatient department, supervised junior co-workers, managing the clinical functions and provide pharmaceutical services to pediatrics, geriatrics and adult patients. A highly professional and interdepartmental relationship was also developed. I have recently joined the Medactiv Family. My vision is to provide quality care to the patients and my mission is to reach the demand of the public from various parts of the Island.
Being a Pharmacist definitely flows in the family and I fell into the cauldron in my early childhood as my mother and brother are both Pharmacists. I completed my Degree in Pharmacy and a specialization in Cosmetology in 2005 at the Kharkiv National University of Pharmacy in Ukraine. I then joined Curepharma Ltd, where I conducted my pre-registration at Pharmacy D’Epinay in Curepipe and at J. Nehru Hospital. After my registration as Pharmacist in Mauritius in 2006, I was appointed as Pharmacist at Pharmacy D’Epinay. Eventually, during the 17 years spent at Curepharma Ltd, I had the chance of being in charge of various pharmacies within the company and managed to grow a solid work experience. I believe in leading by example to establish a strong working structure and in the importance of developing a good relationship between the Pharmacist and the patient by providing the appropriate care through honest and empathetic communication. By joining the MedActiv team, I look forward to grow professionally and personally, and honorably bring my own contribution to the company.