“Pharmacy is the branch of health sciences that deals with the preparation and dispensing of drugs. Its aim is to ensure the safe and effective use of pharmaceutical drugs”.
Pharmacists are the experts and health professionals who have done their studies in medicines. They can use their knowledge of medicines for the benefit of patients.
Pharmacist in developing countries has focused on a patient care approach. Pharmaceutical care is defined as the direct responsible provision of medication related care for the purpose of achieving definite out comes that improves the quality of life of the patient. India is expected towards amongst the top three pharmaceutical markets in terms of incremental growth by 2020, expected revenue of USD 55 billion. The strength of the Indian pharmaceutical education system is our curriculum that covers all areas of pharmacy profession, providing a wide range of choices for a graduate to choose a particular profession as a career like industry, R & D, community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, regulatory and academics.