EDITORIAL: COVID-19: Rebooting pharmacy education in resource-limited settings

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46542/pe.2020.202.6770

Keywords:

COVID-19, Namibia, Pharmacy Education

Abstract

Globally, the COVID-19 pandemic has aggravated inequalities in access to quality pharmacy education, particularly in resource-limited settings in Africa (Engle, 2020; Fuller et al., 2020). This is a serious concern for Africa especially, given that sub-Saharan Africa ranks lowest on the global pharmaceutical workforce index and has a disproportionately high burden of infectious and non-communicable diseases, combined with weak health systems (World Health Organisation [WHO], 2013; Bates et al., 2018).

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Published

27/11/2020

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COVID-19 Editorial