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PHARMACIST FOR HEALTHY INDIA
EP38985
Poster Title: PHARMACIST FOR HEALTHY INDIA
Submitted on 04 Jul 2022
Author(s): Ankit Majie
Affiliations: Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology, Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi, India
This poster was presented at e-National Pharmacist Day Celebration, organized by Indubhai Patel College of Pharmacy & Research Centre, Gujarat, India, on 12th January, 2022
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Abstract: The recent impact of the pandemic has shown the importance of the Indian Pharmaceutical Industry to the world, India has been one of the top producers and exporters of vaccines and essential medicines around the world, especially to the low and middle-income countries. The pharmacists of India are playing a central role in the healthcare sector of the country. They perform various activities like dispensing the right medicine, counseling patients, providing drug information, poison information, research, and development, production, QA/QC, regulatory authority, and academic and community services. Currently, India ranks third in terms of pharmaceutical production. Thus in recent years, it is necessary to create awareness among the citizen of the country regarding the roles and responsibilities of the pharmacy profession. Summary: Pharmacists play an important role in the healthcare system of India along with physicians, nurses, and paramedical experts. The main aim of the pharmacy profession in India is to provide quality Pharmaceutical Care to patients.References: 1. Deshpande PR, Vantipalli R, Chaitanya Lakshmi CH, et al. Clinical pharmacists: The major support to Indian healthcare system in near future. J Pharm Bioallied Sci. 2015;7(3):161-174. doi:10.4103/09757406.160005.
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