Pharmacists in Taraba State have been charged to imbibe the principles of quality service delivery.
This charge was given by the Chairman, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Taraba State Chapter, Pharm. Hassan Uten during a three day programme organized by the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria in Jalingo.
Briefing Taravoices reporter on their mission, the Chairman said the yearly programme by the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria is aimed at updating Pharmacists in Nigeria with the current trends, knowledge and desire to improve in the administration of standard drugs across the nation.
He stressed that the primary goal of the event is to upgrade the practices of Pharmacies in Nigeria, adding that the programme will feature the management in Pharmacy, risk involved in self medication and quality assurance in hospitals.
Also speaking, the Deputy Dean, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Jos, Prof. Noel Wannang emphasized that with a programme like this, quality service delivery will develop professionals which will make a difference in the society.
Prof. Wannang further commended the Pharmacists in the State, urging them to avail themselves the opportunity to be part of such programmes organized for their benefit.
In their presentation during the programme, Pharm. Bayo Adeniyi and Pharm. Isaac Abah, spoke on the introduction to General Management in Pharmacy and Quality Assurance in Community and Hospitals.
They disclosed that for any Pharmacy to achieve any form of improvement then, equity, order, planning and educational qualifications are necessary for employees.
They emphasized that effectiveness, efficiency and the ongoing tract of over use of some drugs before dispensing will help in evaluating death, disease, disability, discomfort and dissatisfaction which may occur in given out medications.
They unanimously charged all the Pharmacists to equip themselves with vital information that will aid quality of their service delivery.