Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Thessaloniki – coronavirus: Pharmacists say they are ready to be vaccinated HELLAS


The pharmacists of Thessaloniki declare that they are ready to undertake vaccinations against Covid-19, when vaccines arrive in our country for which no special storage conditions will be required (not deep freezing, one dose).

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According to the Pharmaceutical Association of Thessaloniki, pharmacists will be able to participate in the vaccination of citizens safely and in compliance with all health protection measures, helping to immunize the general population and reduce the pandemic, while reducing the workload in public health structures.

“Pharmacies are Primary Health Care service units and every day pharmacists give their own fight to serve patients. They are qualified health scientists and now they are certified by law to carry out flu vaccines and to administer anti-tetanus serum “, emphasizes the president of the Pharmaceutical Association of Thessaloniki, Dionysios Eugenidis.

At the same time, he mentions that the advantages of conducting vaccinations against Covid-19 and from pharmacies is that citizens trust their pharmacist, who was and remains in the first line of contact with them, access to the pharmacy area is easy and The supply and the implementation of the vaccine are done in the same place without unnecessary movements of the citizen.

According to the International Federation of Pharmaceuticals (FIP), approximately 20% of pharmacies worldwide are used as community vaccination centers. Indicatively, some countries where pharmacists are actively involved in vaccinations are Argentina, Ireland, the USA, Canada, Australia, Portugal and the United Kingdom. In addition, since 2011 the World Health Organization has issued guidelines for the standards of quality pharmaceutical services, which -among other things- states that the pharmacist must carry out vaccinations by participating in similar programs and contributing to the increase of vaccination coverage.

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