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+That's Interesting

Chennai: With the objective of making quality medicines available for the disadvantaged at an affordable price, the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana programme was launched in 2015-16. It was considered a revolution and one-of-its-kind when it was announced.

Next-gen pharmacy Alto Pharmacy has raised $50 million in a series C round of funding from Greenoaks Capital, Zola Capital, and Jackson Square Ventures.

While most medication is prescribed and taken without any problems, 237m medication errors still take place every year in England alone. Most of these errors are minor and might not reach a patient, but some can make people very unwell or even be fatal

Sales of community pharmacies are booming, with owners receiving multiple written offers for their businesses, according to a broker.

Chemists’ Own has partnered with pharmacies to raise money for hundreds of Australian early learning centres

In New Zealand, most men in need of assistance for sexual performance can walk into a pharmacy and buy their Viagra over the counter.

Shortages of community pharmacists across both metro and regional areas – with many leaving the sector for hospital and industry – have led to a recent boost in wage growth, says recruitment agency

A health writer has criticised providers of ionic silver products, saying they’re treading a “very fine line”

In a major win for pharmacies and wholesalers, AstraZeneca has backtracked on its direct-supply strategy.

How assembly line theory can help maximise efficiency and effectiveness in community pharmacy, by Glenn Guilfoyle