Strategic Assessment of Challenges to Clinical Pharmacists in Pakistan and their Historical Relationship with Physicians

Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Community Medicine,2020,6,1,xx-xx.
Published:March 2020
Type:Review Article
Author(s) affiliations:

Majid Khan*, Muhammad Riaz, Rahmat Ullah, Haya Hussain, Asaf Khan, Abid Ullah

Department of Pharmacy, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University, Khyber Pakhtun Khwa, PAKISTAN.


This study through light on actual role of Clinical Pharmacist and relationship with Physician as well as challenges to Clinical Pharmacists in Pakistan, Pharmacy is patient oriented profession and a Pharmacist should be clinically smart and strong, the relation between Physician and Pharmacist of many decades but unfortunately this area of Pharmacist is not meet the modern challenges of clinical practice, in Pakistan Pharmacy. The strategies includes curricula modification, incorporation of “7 star Pharmacists qualities recommended by “WHO”, more focus on practical knowledge rather theoretical, vacancies announcement, training regarding prescription and paid one year internship like other countries in order to stabilize health care team and to provide rational drugs to the patient to improve both health and wealth