Biographies Speakers

Manjiri Gharat, M.Pharm (Pharmacology), FFIP (Fellow of International Pharmaceutical Federation) Vice-principal at Prin.K.M.Kundnani Pharmacy Polytechnic, Ulhasnagar,IndiaVice-President and Chairperson, Community Pharmacy Division of Indian Pharmaceutical Association (IPA) Executive Committee Member,Community Pharmacy Section of International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)Project Leader, IPA’s DOTS TB Pharmacist Project (public private partnership project)Resource faculty /Coordinator for training of practicing pharmacists at national and international levelMember and Focal Point, National Core Committee, Retail Pharmacies in National TB Programme (RNTCP),Central TB Division, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of IndiaTB Team Expert, Public-Private Mix projects, WHO STOP TB Department, GenevaInspector for Pharmacy Council of India Pharma Columnist. Along with the full time job in academics, working consistently in area of community (retail) pharmacy and consumer education.
Main interest is to improve medicine literacy in the community, professionalize retail pharmacy practice and engage pharmacists in public health activities. Works all across India and at international level.Has extensive local and global neytwork. Recipient of several awards from professional, social organizations as well as from her own college.