Pharmacy students’ knowledge and attitude on the role of pharmacists in national public health programs in india
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Poster
- By: MADDIRALA VENKATA, Siva Prasada Reddy (Clinical Pharmacy Unit, Division of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland)
- Co-author(s): Kielgast, Peter (Taastrup Apotek, Taastrup, Denmark)
Udhumansha, Ubaidulla (C. L. Baid Metha College of Phrmacy, Chennai, India)
Airaksinen, Marja (Clinical Pharmacy Unit, Division of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, Helsinki, Finland)
India has about one million registered pharmacists and over 1800 pharmacy colleges producing annually over 100,000 graduates in different pharmacy programs. However, this workforce is not mentioned in national health and pharmaceutical policies although pharmacies can play an important role in the healthcare system in India since the public health .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.