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Pharmacy 2014, 2(3), 202-204; doi:10.3390/pharmacy2030202

The Catch-22 of Pharmacy Practice in Pakistan’s Pharmacy Education

Received: 30 March 2014 / Revised: 15 June 2014 / Accepted: 24 June 2014 / Published: 4 July 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Rural and Regional Pharmacy Education and Leadership)
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Abstract: New developments in the pharmacy education structure in Pakistan led to the formation of a separate department grouping high specialized services/subjects. However, inadequate planning has exposed a vacuity, as the educational authorities failed to develop a workforce before creating the specialized department. As a result, this vacuum is on the verge of being impinged by pharmacy professionals specialized in entirely different domains which would be detrimental to the future prospects of the development of pharmacy practice in Pakistan.
Keywords: pharmacy; pharmacy education; Pakistan pharmacy; pharmacy education; Pakistan
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Abbas, A. The Catch-22 of Pharmacy Practice in Pakistan’s Pharmacy Education. Pharmacy 2014, 2, 202-204.

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Abbas A. The Catch-22 of Pharmacy Practice in Pakistan’s Pharmacy Education. Pharmacy. 2014; 2(3):202-204.

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Abbas, Atta. 2014. "The Catch-22 of Pharmacy Practice in Pakistan’s Pharmacy Education." Pharmacy 2, no. 3: 202-204.

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