EDITORIAL: COVID-19 related Pharmacy education and workforce challenges in Zimbabwe





COVID-19, pharmacy education, workforce development, Zimbabwe


While the national lockdown has presented many challenges for both pharmacy education and pharmacy practice in Zimbabwe, pharmacy educators and policymakers have risen to the occasion, and their response has advanced the profession. This editorial describes the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on pharmacy education and the pharmacy workforce and highlights some of the pragmatic responses and an outlook for the future of pharmacy in Zimbabwe.

Author Biographies

Margaret Siyawamwaya, University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Donald Chuma, Midlands State University, Zimbabwe

Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine

Tsitsi Monera-Penduka, University of Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe

Department of Primary Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences


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COVID-19 Editorial