About Pharmacists

The Pharmacist know since ancient times as the ” Expert on Drugs ” is an important and indispensable member of the healthcare service delivery team. The Pharmacist,over the centuries, have evolved from traditional roles in compounding and dispensing of medicines to performing new roles to serve patients, as the most accessible health care professional, in providing primary health care services, disease prevention and management, drug optimization and risk management, and supporting patients in the long term management of chronic diseases. Today, Pharmacists are engaged in the practice of micropharmacy and macropharmacy and perform key roles across the spectrum of the drug delivery chain including roles in clinical research of new medicines, drug manufacturing and distribution, pharmacovigilance and drug safety, marketing and sales, medication dispensing and counseling, drug optimization and risk management, and medication and disease management.

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