WATSONS (OPSC and HSU partner)
Watsons Your Personal Store is the largest health and beauty care chain store in Asia. It is a member of A.S. Watson, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hutchison Whampoa Limited. It operates over 700 stores in Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China, Taiwan, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Macau, South Korea, Turkey and Estonia.
The partnership covers two contracts:
1. OJT Contract – Watsons agrees that UMak students taking Pharmacy be allowed to undergo the internship program at its facilities and offices as a practicum prior to graduation and prior to his/her application for Licensure Examination for pharmacists in order for them to be adequately familiar with actual pharmacy operations.
2. Affiliation Contract – UMak HSU offers Pharmacy Services elective and Watsons agrees to have qualified students undergo practicum or on-the-job training prior to graduation at its facilities.