Future pharmacy workforce for primary health care in Brazil: Trends and policy analysis
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Type: Poster
- By: LEITE, Silvana (BRAZILIAN NATIONAL FEDERATION OF PHARMACISTS - FENAFAR, Pharmaceutical Sciences, NOTTINGHAM, United Kingdom)
- Co-author(s): Silvana Nair Leite:|Marselle Carvalho:Public Health,State University of Londrina,Londrina,Brazil|Claire Anderson:Social Research in Medicines and Health,University of Nottingham,Nottingham,United Kingdom
Currently in Brazil there is 1 pharmacist per 1.000 population and 444 schools of pharmacy. There is a concern about an oversupply of pharmacists in the future.The majority of pharmacists work in private pharmacies. Pharmacists are also employed in public primary health services for management and dispensing medicines. Ambulatory clinical.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.