Advisor announces implementation of pharmacy policy

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PESHAWAR: Advisor to KP Caretaker CM on Health, Dr Riaz Anwar has announced implementation of the pharmacy policy, which is pending for the last several years. He was addressing a function organized in connection with World Pharmacist Day under the auspices of the Young Pharmacist Community here in Nishtar Hall on Tuesday. Those who attended included former KP Health Minister, Inayatullah Khan, former MPA Shagufta Malik and beside pharmacists from across the province, students also attended the function at large. The advisor on health said that pharmacy is a crucial segment of the health sector and the health system is incomplete without it. He said that pharmacy is the only means through which diseases could be arrested and pain of the patients could be mitigated. He said that medicine is guaranteed to human health and correct use is impossible without a pharmacist. He further said that pharmacists also play a crucial role from the manufacturing of medicines to till its impact and usage. The advisor on health on this occasion assured the resolution of problems faced by the pharmacists and pharmacy sector. APP