Academy of Pharmacy Management & Guidance, India

Member profile

Academy of Pharmacy Management & Guidance, popularly known as APMG., was established in the year 2006 as an autonomous body registered under the West Bengal Societies Act. Initially it has its operation only in West Bengal as a role model for the entire chemist fraternity of India. APMG is a registered social entity committed to philanthropic activities through training up and educate the Pharmacy Workers with the basic knowledge designed to provide better services to the ailing community especially to the under privileged section of the society against a backdrop of intense scarcity of the registered pharmacists.

Main activities

APMG is passionately committed in bringing quality Pharmacy Workers to the pharmaceutical trade. As the Pharmacy Workers are directly related to the Pharmaceutical trade, it is a most important factor is APMG's attention and approach -- care and concern for the traders. APMG strives to listen to traders to make them comfortable. In Third world country like India, the light of Development takes time to reach by evading the cloud of ignorance, prejudice and conservatism. To eradicate all darkness to light the candle of education and wisdom, APMG has chosen a known path to develop the skill of the pharmacy workers to make the aware of all the small things of the trade to serve the ailing community better.

Links to the health workforce crisis

The Standing Committee of the Union Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizer has emphasized time and again for availability of life saving drugs and medicines in the remotest corners of the country by imparting short-term training to the non-pharmacists working in the shop floors of the drug stores. To make the definition of Health Care more practical, APMG is set to introduce six months’ practical oriented Certificate Courses for provisional management of drug stores, as introduced, keeping in view the valued experience and guidance of the experts. APMG's mission is to generate a considerable number of trained pharmacy workers by 2013 to dispense with and to bring about goodness for offering vast employment scope, especially to the under privileged section of the society who have failed to continue their studies after 10th standard keeping no age bar for showing commitment to the nation as a voluntary organization.

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