problems ...............(or opportunity) in our pharmacy education system !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
•Quality of the education that one is getting in the “n” number of the pharmacy colleges mushrooming in the country at the moment.
And the regulating bodies are unable to stop the blooming of these intuitions. These institutions are more or less commercial activity for the owners & nothing else.
•Problem of the regulation & control of pharmacy education in the country which is done by AICTE & PCI. There are always some clashes between these bodies on the issue of regulation of the pharmaceutical education in the country.
•Problem is of outdated syllabus of pharmacy education whether you talk about D.Pharm, B. Pharma, & M.Pharm. Students are compelled to study the outdated subject matter which would not help them to get adapted to the things which are required in industry.
•Problem is of negligence of the govt. towards the plight of the status of pharmacy education. As the pharmacy students in India are considered as mere chemist who would prescribe the medicine at the medicine store & nothing else. & if we see the conditions in abroad which is quite different. There pharmacy students are considered as the advisers of the doctors & patients & for the people living in society as hospital, clinical pharmacists & community pharmacists.
•Problem is of perception in the minds among the people about the pharmacy education. It is always considered as the 2nd tired option for the medical students. It is very seldom the first choice for the students who would pass out of the schools.
•Problem is of awareness level among the students about the pharmacy education &pharmaceutical industry.
•Problem is of respect of the Pharma degree holders. It can only be improved if the status of the work that these people performed is improved.
•Problem is of the quality of the research infrastructure that we people have. Because that lead to migration of our Pharma brains to the west.
•Problem is of limited academic –industry interaction which leads to meaningless & unneeded research in the academic intuitions. As they would come out with those products which are not required by the needy people. This is not the case in the west as research is done in accordance with the needs of the people of the respective countries.
•Problem is of the quality of the faculty that we people have. Faculty is seldom very motivating for the students.