Bridging pharmaceutical education

Kunhikatta, Vijayanarayana and Sonal, Sekhar M and Surulivelrajan, Mallayasamy and Rajesh, R and Suhaj, A and Shetty, Prasanna Kumar and Rajesh, V and Nair, Sreedharan (2014) Bridging pharmaceutical education. Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 6 (5). pp. 745-747.

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Abstract

The Pharmabridge program was started in 1999 by Dr. Agathe Wehrli and is organized within the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP). The Pharmabridge program offers training for pharmacists and faculties from developing countries to strengthen pharmaceutical services with partial financial support. The purpose of the training program was to enhance the knowledge and skills needed to advance pharmacy practice education and collaborative research opportunities for pharmacists and faculties. The training was provided at various international universities for a period of one month. Exposure at the training sites was either pharmacy education focused or practice focused. In this article, the authors have expressed their views and experience during the training. This will be helpful for the prospective aspirants to understand nature of training given by the various centers. The authors conclude that the international Pharmabridge training program offered invaluable learning opportunities for a foreign pharmacy practitioner.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: International pharmaceutical federation; international training; pharmabridge; pharmacy practice.
Subjects: Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacy Practice
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2014 11:43
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2014 11:43
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/140749

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