EDITORIAL: Responses to the COVID-19 pandemic: Lessons learned from Qatar University College of Pharmacy





Quality Assurance, Global Pandemic of COVID-19, Higher education, Virtual learning platforms


The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a global emergency in all social realms including, economy, health, and education. In this article, we discuss the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on education, particularly higher education in the State of Qatar and the strategies adopted to respond to the challenge. The paper further discusses the use of educational technology and strategies for distance-based and blended learning during the pandemic.

Author Biographies

Banan Abdulrzaq Mukhalalati, Qatar University, Qatar

Assistant Professor - College of Pharmacy, QU Health

Ahmed Awaisu , Qatar University, Qatar

Associate Professor/Head of Clinical Pharmacy and Practice Department - College of Pharmacy, QU Health

Maguy Saffouh El Hajj, Qatar University, Qatar

Associate Professor/Associate Dean for Academic Affairs - College of Pharmacy, QU Health


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