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environment


Just how much pollution does the pharmaceutical industry generate? asks Lotfi Belkhir, McMaster University Rarely does mention of the pharmaceutical industry conjure up images of smoke stacks, pollution and environmental …

There is growing concern over the level of antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals in the environment. Sheshtyn Paola investigates how this can lead to the spread of antimicrobial resistance In the …

It’s one of the greatest issues of our time, but if you look around the pharmacy landscape, environmental issues hardly rate a mention. However, a dedicated band of pharmacists are …

Should pharmacy adopt a stronger position on environmental issues? AJP editor Chris Brooker argues that the time is right for pharmacy to take a stand Recent weeks have seen a …

Should pharmacists have a bigger role to play in sustainability and the protection of the environment? From medicines waste disposal to the health impacts of climate change, environmental issues go …

Pharmacists need freedom to operate professionally without pressure, says FIP’s outgoing president Dr Carmen Peña, President of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), said in opening the 78th World Congress of …

Pharmacists falling short on knowledge of negative environmental effects of drugs, study finds Pharmacists require more information themselves on the negative impacts of pharmaceuticals on the environment if they are to take …

Pharmacists remain clueless on impact of medicines on the environment, study finds Australian pharmacists need information and training on the negative impacts that pharmaceuticals can have on the environment, researchers …

A Sydney pharmacy has achieved Runner Up in the local Better Business Awards for its “green” initiatives Nick Logan Pharmacist Advice in Artarmon, NSW, has placed Runner Up in the …

Unwanted, expired and improperly disposed of medicines pose a serious threat to people, animals and the environment. How can pharmacists play an active role in reducing the impacts? How active …

Pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists must take responsibility for mitigating the environmental consequences of medicines, says the International Pharmaceutical Federation An official policy statement adopted by the FIP Council in Buenos …