Pharmacy education and practice in 13 middle eastern countries

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dc.contributor.author Kheir, N.M.
dc.contributor.author Zaidan, M.
dc.contributor.author Younes, H.
dc.contributor.author El Hajj, M.
dc.contributor.author Wilbur, K.
dc.contributor.author Jewesson, P.J.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-28T08:14:02Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-28T08:14:02Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.citation Volume 72, Issue 6, 2008, Article number 133 en_US
dc.identifier.other PubMed ID: 19325953
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10576/10520
dc.description.abstract The Arab world has influenced the art and science of pharmacy for centuries. Pharmacy education and practice is continuing to evolve in the Arabic-speaking traditional Middle East countries, although relatively little information has been published in the English press. Our goal was to providea high-level synopsis of conditions in this region. We selected 13 countries for review. Information was obtained by reviewing the available published literature and individual university and program web sites, as well as contacting with program or country representatives. Seventy-eight active pharmacy schools in 12 countries were identified. At least 14,000 students (over 75% from Egypt) are admitted into baccalaureate degree programs every year. The 5-year baccalaureate degree remains the first professional degree to practice. While changes in pharmacy education have been relatively rapid over the past decade, the advancement of pharmacy practice, particularly in the private sector, appears to be slower. Hospital pharmacists often possess an advanced degree and tend to have a higher level of practice compared to that of community pharmacists. Despite the adversities that face academics and practitioners alike, there is a strong desire to advance the science and practice of pharmacy in the Middle East. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Middle East en_US
dc.subject Pharmacy education en_US
dc.title Pharmacy education and practice in 13 middle eastern countries en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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