Social Pharmacy- The Current Scenario

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Indian Journal of Pharmacy Practice, 2008; 1(1):1-5
Review Article | doi:Nill

Social Pharmacy- The Current Scenario

Authors and affiliation (s):

Claire Anderson*

Division of Social Research in Medicines and Health, School of Pharmacy, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD


This article considers the discipline of social pharmacy in the context of medicines and health and in the Indian context. It attempts to define social pharmacy and differentiate it from pharmacy practice. It then considers social pharmacy in the curriculum including the new Indian Pharm D curriculum. Social pharmacy research methods are then examined. Finally, the author's research on emergency hormonal contraception is discussed as an example of social pharmacy research.


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