Training needs and workforce analysis of pharmacy assistants in philippine pharmacy retail setting

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: ANINON, Arianne Diane (Asia Pacific Institute for Medication Management, Training and Research, Mandaluyong City, Philippines)
  • Co-author(s): Arianne Diane Aninon
    Cristan Agaceta
    Mac Ardy Gloria
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Pharmacy assistants (PA) in the Philippines were not required to undergo formal training, assessment and certification before they are allowed to serve in a retail pharmacy setting. This was viewed as a deterrent to the provision of quality pharmacy services to patients due to lack of understanding on medicine handling, as well as..

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