Access to essential medicines, education and training in pharmaceutical care in developing countries is critical to improving the health of the population.
According to WHO, the irrational or not rational drug use is a major global problem. It is estimated that more than half of all medicines are prescribed, distributed or sold inappropriately. At the same time, about one third of the world population lacks access to essential drugs.
PSF Canada is a volunteer organization of Canadian pharmacists that provides pharmaceutical and technical assistance in the implementation or improvement of community and hospital pharmacies internationally.
PSF Canada helps train local professionals in the proper use of medicines and optimize the supply of drugs.
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The futur generation of humanitarian pharmacists are getting involved!
Elizabeth McMahon Vice-President Atlantic Provinces