3.9. Role of Pharmaceutical Organisations Similar to the vast majority of international

documents, this vision and proposed

actions should be considered by national

pharmaceutical organisations in

accordance with their regional and local

needs and situation. These are general

guidance topics, and the ultimate

responsibility for ascertaining their

suitability and applicability lies with each

national pharmaceutical organisation.

However, the Community Pharmacy

Section considers that these strategic

directions should and could be attainable

in the near future by a majority of


Therefore, the role of national

pharmaceutical organisations is to review

each one of the proposed actions, promote

a debate within the profession, and

implement them as deemed fit and

appropriate. No one would expect all these

actions to be enforced at the same time,

but even a gradual implementation needs

to have a beginning, and no time is better

for it than now.