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Pharmacy Practice Research Case Studies - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128193785

Pharmacy Practice Research Case Studies

1st Edition

Editor: Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128193785
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st April 2021
Page Count: 420
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Pharmacy Practice Research Case Studies updates on the ways pharmacy has transformed over the past two decades. The book synthesizes the best pharmacy practices from Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, providing case studies on how to  achieve sustainable, universal health care. According to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 2015, countries around the world are aiming to achieve Universal Health Coverage. In this context, pharmacists are vital to healthcare teams, with their professional role evolving tremendously. Lessons learned in this book can be applied to a wide variety of countries, including the United States, China and Brazil.

This book provides a great resource for pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, policy makers and researchers who need to understand health systems from the scope of three dimensions, including practice, education and policy.

Key Features

  • Updates on current best practices in pharmacy and their evolution over the last decade in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand
  • Provides insights into future research that can be applicable to global pharmacy practice
  • Uses case studies to demonstrate how sustainable pharmacy practice can be used in other settings and countries


Practicing pharmacists, academicians, researcher, health policy makers, governments, and other international agencies (WHO, World Bank etc)

Table of Contents

Preface - Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar

1. Experiences with Clinical Pharmacy Services in Cardiac Rehabilitation Program in Qatar - Muna Al-Ismail, Ahmed Awaisu, Theodoros Papasavvas and Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar

2. Clinical Pharmacy Service Innovation in Obstetrics and Gynecology Setting - Doua AlSaad, Ahmed Awaisu, Moza Al Hail, Afif Ahmed, Ahmed Moursi, Palli Valapila Abdulrouf, Wessam El Kassem and Muna AlSaadi

3. Pharmacy Practice Research Case Studies on Home Care Services - Mohamed Izham Mohamed Ibrahim

4. PharmaSAFE: A Quality Assurance Process to Improve Community Pharmacy Services in Saudi Arabia - Basmah Albabtain, Ejaz Cheema, Ghada Bawazeer and Muhammad Abdul Hadi

5. Pharmacy services and pharmacy practice research in Ukraine - Andriy Zimenkovsky, Myroslava Sekh and Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar

6. Understanding pharmacy staff attitudes and experience relating to suicide - Hayley Christine Gorton, Claire O'Reilly, David Gardner, Hayley Berry and Andrea Murphy

7. Making Time, Making History, Transforming Lives. Community Pharmacy service development and evaluation for people living with Learning Disabilities in the UK - Hadar Zaman, Sue Jones, Saira Khan, Kevin Flint and Ruth Buchan

8. Pharmacist-led interventions for the early detection of cardiovascular ill-health and its risk factors: experience from Portugal - Filipa Alves da Costa and Ema Paulino

9. Pharmacy practice and Continuing Professional Development in low and middle income countries (LMICs) - Amy Chan, Saba Shamim, Rula Darwish and Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar

10. Personalising Patient Care with Medicines: Innovative Models of Care from the UK - Tania Louise Jones, Wasim Baqir and Fraser Birrell

11. Pharmacy Services for Safe Parenteral Nutrition - Gil Hardy and Teresa Pounds

12. Community pharmacists and pharmacovigilance: Global overview and a case study - Rabia Hussain


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About the Editor

Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar

Professor Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar is Professor in Medicines and Healthcare and the Director of Centre of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice Research at the University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom. He is globally known for his work in pharmaceutical policy and practice, including quality use of medicines, clinical pharmacy practice, access to medicines and issues related to pharmacoeconomics. He has published in high impact journals such as PLoS Medicine and the Lancet and has acted as a consultant for World Health Organization, Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Health Action International, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, World Bank, European Union, International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) and for the Pharmaceutical Management Agency of New Zealand. His edited work includes "Economic evaluation of pharmacy services", “Pharmaceutical prices in the 21st century”, “Pharmaceutical policies in countries with developing healthcare systems ", “Global Pharmaceutical Policy”, “Pharmacy Practice Research Methods” and “Encyclopedia of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy”. Published by Elsevier and Adis/Springer, the work is used in curriculum design, policy development and for referral all around the globe. Professor Babar is also the Editor-in-Chief of BMC Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice and can be contacted at

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor in Medicines and Healthcare and Director, Centre of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice Research, University of Huddersfield, UK

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