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(less commonly), pharmaceutist
a person qualified to prepare and dispense drugs
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a highly skilled dispenser of drugs. In the USSR, pharmacists must complete a higher medical education.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Around 5,000 pharmacists passed out every year and over 18,000 pharmacists were unemployed, including 7,000 in Punjab, he claimed.
As per rule appointment of a pharmacist is mandatory to get license to run a medical store, he added.
-- The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) is getting out the message that when it comes to impacting patients' health, pharmacists are fully qualified, capable and willing.
A license from the Central Pharmacy Council in Islamabad is required to run an institution, but unfortunately most private pharmacies are operating without a licensed pharmacist, posing a serious danger to the public health as these stores also sell over the counter drugs.
When I first qualified, having a pharmacist working within a GP practice was unheard of.
About the role of pharmacists, he said that in a healthcare establishment, pharmacist prescribed the quantity and quality of medicines to a patient.
Speaking at a press conference at the National Press Club, representatives of the Pharmacists' Association said many unqualified pharmacists are working in the market, which has put people's health and lives at risk.
Pharmacists have been part of the team for more than 20 years at Providence Medical Group in Oregon.
In an incident that sparked heated commentary on social media, a pharmacist at a Walgreens store in the Phoenix suburb of Peoria wouldn't dispense a miscarriage drug for Nicole Mone Arteaga, who had just found out that her baby's development had stopped.
The chance of hitting the 6-mg/dL mark at 6 months almost tripled when a pharmacist was involved.
The speakers were senior pharmacist and former president Pakistan Pharmacist Association (PPA) KP chapter Israf Gul, Javed, president PPA KP, Mushtaq Chudhri, central member PPA, Professor Dr Niaz Ali, Dr Nazir Ahmad, general secretary UPA and Rafiq Ahamd.