From the College of Pharmacists of Jaén they say goodbye to 2022 with the satisfaction that the objectives have been achieved and also that their vision has been set to achieve new challenges. It is a group of about one thousand pharmacists who work in 309 pharmacies from healthcare pharmacy, which covers the whole provincial area, but not only that, but also in their research and teaching, laboratory, distribution, industry etc. The pharmacist figure has become even more consolidated in recent years, with the pandemic they have become toilets you can visit 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. A fact that confirms that he is the health professional closest to the patients. Not surprisingly, every citizen has access to a pharmacy within an average distance of 200 meters from their home.
Only during this whole year, which is ending from the collegiate institution, he has developed several awareness, information and attention campaigns for the population. Evidence of this is the drive for the prevention and monitoring of ear, nose and larynx deformities; to prevent treatment non-adherence in patients with anxiety or depression or to prevent a specific one for over 60 patient associations, among others. Along with the government sub-delegation in Jain, she also presented the campaign “You are in a safe place” to fight against gender violence, where these establishments were identified with a purple dot, where women who are victims of this type of violence report can their position and, thus, activate the protocols established for this.
In addition, Jaén has been the host city of the Andalusian Pharmaceutical Conference, which attracted over 400 professionals to the capital for several days, who discussed the future of pharmaceutical services and how this could evolve to improve patient care. Even providing strategies to decongest primary care and support older and older patients. Some days in which Juanma Moreno, president of the Junta de Andalucia, was the final climax.
The College of Pharmacists has also organized two congresses, one on Dermopharmacy, in Jain and the other on Food, in Baeza. both with several hundred attendees and some of the best speakers in the country in their field.
The relevance of these professionals is clear, with pharmacists being the health workers closest to patients and an unrivaled network of community pharmacies, of which Jain contributes 309 of the nearly 4,000 in Andalusia and more than 22,000 present in Spain.