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YOUR ROLE IN RESTORING THE SOCIAL VALUE OF PHARMACY – CHUKWUKA AMUKAMARA (Bpharm, PharmD

*YOUR ROLE IN RESTORING THE SOCIAL VALUE OF PHARMACY* *To be read by pharmacists and pharmacy students ONLY!* Sadly, a very small portion of the masses out there knows the *difference between a pharmacist and a patent drug dealer!* This is our fault, yes! We failed to distinguish ourselves, both in our manner of practice and in the zero-level personality ...

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YOUR ROLE IN RESTORING THE SOCIAL VALUE OF PHARMACY – CHUKWUKA AMUKAMARA (Bpharm, PharmD)

*YOUR ROLE IN RESTORING THE SOCIAL VALUE OF PHARMACY* *To be read by pharmacists and pharmacy students ONLY!* Sadly, a very small portion of the masses out there knows the *difference between a pharmacist and a patent drug dealer!* This is our fault, yes! We failed to distinguish ourselves, both in our manner of practice and in the zero-level personality ...

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Redefining the Roles of Pharmacists

Pharmacists practice in nearly all areas and specialties in healthcare, sometimes behind the scenes and obviously not to the public eye arena, as the medicines experts on the healthcare team. They are necessary in all facets of healthcare. A Pharmacist as defined by World Health Organization, is a healthcare professional licensed to prepare, compound, and dispense drugs upon written order ...

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OPEN DRUG MARKET CLOSURE: A MENACE THAT SUCCUMBS TO EXTENSION ALONE

Article originally posted by Pharmacy Watch  The issue of open drug market, and its detrimental effect on the populace cannot be over emphasized. From fakery, to altered label, to parallel importation and so on, the open drug market has, for so many years acted as a safe haven for those who have little or no regard for human life. The ...

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SUSTAINABILITY IN THE PRACTISE OF PHARMACY IN NIGERIA -Victor Justin Okongwu

Several years ago, pharmacists were known to be compounders and dispensers of medication prescribed by the physicians. Today pharmacy profession has gone a long way in establishing itself in the health care system. This evolution gave birth to what is called “Pharmaceutical care”. What is Pharmaceutical care? Pharmaceutical care is the responsible provision of drug therapy for the purpose of ...

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The future of Pharmacy In Nigeria By Jude Feranmi

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today — Malcolm X I chose to start this piece with the quote of a revolutionary even though I am aware of the likely makeup of my audience and how the word revolutionary sounds. But as you will realise in the next few paragraphs, if there’s anything the noble profession of ...

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CAN YOU BE REPLACED AS A PHARMACIST?

CAN PHARMACISTS BE REPLACED? When it comes to healthcare and patient’s health there are lots of professionals who contribute. We have doctors, nurses, dentists, lab scientists etc. We also have us, pharmacists. It’s easy for a practicing pharmacists to live an automated life. Everyday can seem routine. You meet very similar cases daily. I have interviewed some pharmacist who have ...

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What Children Should Know About Medicines

What is a medicine? A medicine is a substance that is used to help a sick person to get well (e.g. malaria medicine) or prevent a healthy person from becoming sick (e.g. vaccines and supplements). It can be in the form of tablet, capsule, injection, syrup, suspension, powder, cream, insert, patch or inhaler. Much as medicines are made to help ...

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Meet Edith Muolokwu. A student of pharmacy and part time model #BeyondPharmacy

My name is Edith Muolokwu. I hail from Anambra state, Nigeria. I am currently studying pharmacy in the university and I am in my final year in the course of study.         I ventured into part time modelling and I was once Miss Pharmacy Uniport in 2014, Face of chrixtotech studios 2015 and currently the Face of ...

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Back to Basics: Who is a Pharmacist? – By R.PhNextDoor

A pharmacist!  In this part of the world, it would seem the role of pharmacists are not understood let alone appreciated. Somewhere along the line, things got blurred and now we have people either placing expectations on pharmacists that should not be or not even knowing what to expect of a pharmacist. You see scenarios where pharmacists are carrying out ...

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