Drive-thru pharmacy services: A way forward to combat COVID-19 pandemic

Rabia Hussain, Dalia M. Dawoud, Zaheer-ud-din Babar

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Countries around the globe have responded to pandemic preparedness and developed strategies to cope with the COVID-19 crisis. In this context, the role of healthcare professionals is of paramount importance. Pharmacists are playing a vital role in dealing, preparedness, prevention, protection, promoting access to medicines and to improve health outcomes during this crisis. In this context, “Drive-thru” pharmacy services improve access to medicines while ensuring the preventive measures suggested by the World Health Organization. This commentary provides an overview of opportunities and challenges related to the implementation of “drive-thru pharmacy services” and their role in improving public health during this crisis.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
JournalResearch in Social and Administrative Pharmacy
Early online date22 Jul 2020
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 22 Jul 2020

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