Pharmacy is an art and science of preparing drugs either from natural or synthetic origin in a suitable and convenient dosage for administration of prevention, diagnosis, mitigation and treatment of diseases of man and animals.
The profession of pharmacy plays a big role in public health; Pharmacists’ advice patients and healthcare providers on the selection, dosages, interactions, and side effects of medications. Pharmacists also monitor the health and progress of patients to ensure the safe and effective use of medicines.
Pharmacy is one of the few healthcare professionals who walk between the line of business and healthcare. Trained to make a business viable and at the same time fulfilling his/her sworn duty to guide the public on the proper use of medications.