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Pharmacy is the science and technique of preparing, dispensing, and reviewing drugs and providing additional clinical services. It is a health profession that links health sciences with pharmaceutical sciences and aims to ensure the safe, effective, and affordable use of drugs. The professional practice is becoming more clinically oriented as most of the drugs are now manufactured by pharmaceutical industries. Based on the setting, the pharmacy is classified as a community or institutional pharmacy. Providing direct patient care in the community of institutional pharmacies are considered clinical pharmacy.

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Organizations relating to Pharmacy

Association of the European Self-Medication Industry / Est. 1964
European Confederation of Distributors, Producers and Importers of Medicinal Plants / Est. 1962
Euralliance Farma / Est. 1992
Farmacéuticos Mundi / Est. 1991
Women's Association for Natural Medicine Therapy / Est. 1995
Nordic Society of Pharmacology / Est. 1945
Inter-syndicale des pharmaciens d'Afrique
International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines / Est. 2000
International Leprosy Union / Est. 1986
Conférence internationale des doyens des facultés de pharmacie d'expression française / Est. 2002
European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations / Est. 1978
REMAR International / Est. 1982
International Association for the Promotion of the Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology / Est. 1976
International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers / Est. 1977
Convention for the Suppression of the Illicit Traffic in Dangerous Drugs, 1946 / Est. 1946
International Society on Immunopharmacology / Est. 1982
Groupe européen d'échanges Rhin-Meuse-Moselle - drogues et dépendances - intervention - recherche - formation / Est. 1986
Cercle Benelux d'histoire de la pharmacie / Est. 1950
International Council on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use / Est. 1990
Pacific Rim Association for Clinical Pharmacogenetics / Est. 1990
International Federation of Associations of Pharmaceutical Physicians / Est. 1975
Intergovernmental Expert Group to Study the Economic and Social Consequences of Illicit Traffic in Drugs
West African Pharmaceutical Federation / Est. 1976
European Biopharmaceutical Enterprises / Est. 2000
Maritime Analysis and Operations Centre - Narcotics / Est. 2007

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World Problems relating to Pharmacy

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Abuse of analgesic drugs
Environmental hazards of pharmaceutical products
Medication side effects
Misuse of antibiotics
Abuse of prescription drugs
Cannabis crops
Drug-assisted rape
Antimicrobial drug resistance
Generic drugs
Excessive consumption of vitamins
LSD abuse
Iatrogenic disease
Nitrogen overdosage of plants
Illicit drug trafficking
Inhaling of solvents and anaesthetic drugs
Substance abuse
Inadequate information on drugs
Health hazards of oral contraceptives
Religion as an opiate
Militarization of drug war
Excessive influence of pharmaceutical manufacturers over doctors
Abuse of opiates
Criminalization of drug use
Opium toxicity
Inadequate testing of drugs

Action Strategies relating to Pharmacy

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Protecting against environmental hazards of pharmaceutical products
Growing medicinal herbs
Legalizing cannabis
Controlling drug abuse
Protecting medical plants
Growing narcotic crops
Improving drug law enforcement
Implementing drug policies
Destroying drug crops with biocontrol agents
Improving information on drugs
Using pain relieving medication
Treating drug addiction
Educating children to prevent drug taking
Using drug rehabilitation programmes
Undermining drug resistance
Controlling narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances
Reducing demand for drugs
Preventing illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances
Developing pharmaceutical business strategies for biodiversity conservation
Trafficking drugs
Destroying drug plants
Training narcotics professionals
Improving narcotics legislation
Fighting drug peddling
Helping national drug regulatory authorities

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