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Description

Pharmacy is the science and practice of discovering, producing, preparing, dispensing, reviewing and monitoring medications, aiming to ensure the safe, effective, and affordable use of medicines. It is a miscellaneous science as it links health sciences with pharmaceutical sciences and natural sciences. The professional practice is becoming more clinically oriented as most of the drugs are now manufactured by pharmaceutical industries. Based on the setting, pharmacy practice is either classified as community or institutional pharmacy. Providing direct patient care in the community of institutional pharmacies is considered clinical pharmacy.

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Organizations relating to Pharmacy

Commonwealth Pharmacists Association / London, UK / Est. 1970
GA - Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research / Darmstadt, Germany / Est. 1970
International Society of Drug Bulletins / Utrecht, Netherlands / Est. 1986
International Council for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants / Eskisehir, Türkiye / Est. 1993
International Society of Pharmacovigilance / London, UK
Union of Arab Pharmacists / Cairo, Egypt / Est. 1945
Latin American Federation of the Pharmaceutical Industry / Mexico City, Mexico / Est. 1962
Federación Farmacéutica Centroamericana y del Caribe / Tegucigalpa, Honduras / Est. 1985
Latin American Association of Pharmacology / Est. 1964
International Society for Ethnopharmacology / Talca, Chile / Est. 1990
European Federation of Statistics in the Pharmaceutical Industry / Macclesfield, UK / Est. 1992
Sociedad Europea de Cooperación Farmacéutica / Seville, Spain
International Complement Society / Windermere FL, USA / Est. 2000
International Society for History of Pharmacy / Belgrade, Serbia / Est. 1926
Federation of European Pharmacological Societies / Est. 1990
European Association of Professionals Working in the Drug Field
Associação de Farmacêuticos dos Paises de Lingua Portuguesa / Lisbon, Portugal / Est. 1993
International Federation of Catholic Pharmacists / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1950
Society of Radiopharmaceutical Sciences / Fredericksburg TX, USA / Est. 2001
Asian Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences / Tokyo, Japan
Organización de Farmacéuticos Ibero-Latinoamericanos / Est. 1981
European Nutraceutical Association / Parma, Italy
European Society for Patient Adherence, COMpliance and Persistence / Visé, Belgium / Est. 2009
European Society of Pharmacogenomics and Personalised Therapy / Milan, Italy / Est. 2010
West African Commission on Drugs / Accra, Ghana
Association internationale et interdisciplinaire sur la chaîne des médicaments / Montréal QC, Canada
Pharmaceutical Contract Management Group / Macclesfield, UK / Est. 1994
European Alliance for Responsible R and D and Affordable Medicines / Brussels, Belgium
Conférence internationale des doyens des facultés de pharmacie d'expression française / Québec QC, Canada / Est. 2002
Vienna NGO Committee on Drugs / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1983
European Pharmacopoeia Commission / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1964
ISPOR Latin America Consortium / Lawrenceville NJ, USA
ASEAN Pharmaceutical Industry Club / Jakarta, Indonesia
New York NGO Committee on Drugs / New York NY, USA / Est. 1984
International Cooperation on Harmonization of Technical Requirements for the Registration of Veterinary Medicinal Products / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1996
AnimalhealthEurope / Brussels, Belgium
CASSS / Emeryville CA, USA
Central Asian Regional Information and Coordination Centre for Combating Illicit Trafficking of Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances and Their Precursors / Almaty, Kazakhstan / Est. 1996
European Network of Paediatric Research at the European Medicines Agency / London, UK
International Narcotics Research Conference / Tulsa OK, USA
Cercle Benelux d'histoire de la pharmacie / Est. 1950
IPEC Federation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1991
Pharmaceutical Forum of the Americas / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1999
Baltic Network for Infection Control and Containment of Antibiotic Resistance / Est. 2004
Andean Information Network / Cochabamba, Bolivia / Est. 1992
Fondation européenne des services d'accueil téléphonique drogues et toxicomanies / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1993
International Network for Rational Use of Drugs / Arlington VA, USA / Est. 1989
Universities Allied for Essential Medicines
Nordic Union of Pharmaceutical Organizations / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1927
European Network of Official Medicines Control Laboratories / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1994

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World Problems relating to Pharmacy

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Iatrogenic disease
Drug dependence
Illicit drug trafficking
Drug abuse by adolescents
Angel dust
Abuse of coca and cocaine
Inadequate drug control
Abuse of hallucinogens
Substance abuse during pregnancy and breast-feeding
Misuse of pharmaceutical stimulants
Inhaling of solvents and anaesthetic drugs
Abuse of opiates
Substance abuse
Cannabis abuse
Cultivation of illegal drugs
Abuse of heroin
Drug subculture
Irresponsible pharmaceutical advertising
Multi-drug abuse
Abuse of antacid drugs
Induced abortion
Criminal investment in youth market
Drug-related threats to national integrity
Environmental hazards of pharmaceutical products
Insufficient medical supplies

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
Using hallucinogens
Controlling drug abuse
Protecting medical plants
Providing antidotes for venom
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
Naming drugs
Trafficking drugs
Destroying drug plants
Providing methadone

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