Pharmacists, Pharmacies Inadequate

Pharmacists, Pharmacies InadequatePharmacists, Pharmacies Inadequate

The ratio of pharmacies to people is 13 per 100,000 in Iran, says Rasoul Dinarvand, Head of Food and Drug Administration. Further, the number of pharmacists is 22 per 100,000 people, indicating that the number of pharmacies and pharmacists in the country is less than the global average, IRNA reported.  Addressing the 14th annual National Conference of Pharmacists, Dinarvand said, “We have developed a long-term plan to increase the number of pharmacists and pharmacies to 32 and 18 per 100,000 people respectively, by the end of 2025.