Pharmacy Council of Pakistan

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Pharmacy Council of Pakistan
دوا سازی انجمن پاکستان
AbbreviationPCP
Established1967
Location
Region served
Pakistan
President
Dr. Assad Hafeez[1]
Parent organization
Ministry of National Health Services Regulation and Coordination
Websitepharmacycouncil.org.pk

The Pharmacy Council of Pakistan (Urdu: دوا سازی انجمن پاکستان‎; acronym PCP) is a professional body for accreditation of pharmacy education and regulation of pharmacy profession in Pakistan.[2] It was established under Pharmacy Act, 1967[3].

Objectives[edit]

  • Registration of pharmacists
  • Enrollment and examinations of apprentices in pharmacy
  • Commencement of 2 examinations in a year
  • Registration of pharmacy technicians (2 Years diploma course after 10th standard) since March 2009
  • Issuance of good standing certificate
  • Publication of text book of pharmacy
  • Verification of certificates
  • On the job training of Pharmacists/drug inspectors
  • Refresher course for qualified dispensers/chemists
  • Revision of syllabus
  • Computerization of record
  • On going orientation programs for hospital pharmacists, drug inspectors, chemists/druggists/dispensers

Use of Doctor title[edit]

The council, in its meeting held on 1.10.2010, has approved the prefix Doctor for the Pharmacists holding 5 years PharmD degree.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

List of pharmacy schools in Pakistan

References[edit]

External links[edit]

PCP official website