Description

Pharmacists are health professionals who manufacture drugs, may recommend medication for patients, fill Doctor’s prescription and provide information about the drugs that doctors prescribe for them. They explain doctors’ instructions to patients so patients can use these medications appropriately.

We have hospital pharmacist, community pharmacist, public health pharmacist, pharmaceutical chemist, pharmacognosist, pharmaceutical microbiologist and so on.

Subject Combination

English, Biology, Physics and Chemistry

Employers

Typical employers of pharmacists are pharmaceutical firms/industries, hospitals, health centres, government agencies (National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Standard Organization of Nigeria, (SON, etc), and food and drink companies.

Read: The overview – MEDICINE/ PHARMACEUTICAL/HEALTH SCIENCE