Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia
Yousef Alomi completed his studies from King Saud University with the degree of Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the year 1992. After six-years of higher studies, he earned his Master of Clinical Pharmacy from the same University in 1998. He is an affiliated clinical instructor of Purdue University in the USA. He is adjunct Assistant Professor of King Saud University College of Pharmacy. He was a member of Pharmacy Board at Saudi Commission for Health Specialties for 1998-2002 and 2008-2012 and Head of Pharmacy Accreditation Committee in 2010-2012. He was team member of establishing 1st Pharmacy Residency Program in Saudi Arabia. In the year 2005, he obtained Board Certification of Pharmacotherapy Specialist (BCPS). He became a member of advisory board of the Arab Pharmaceutical Journal in 2010. He was Pharmacy Board Member of Saudi Commission of Health Care Specialities from 2010-2013. He had several researches in clinical Pharmacy and pharmacy practice published in ACCP and ISPOR conferences. He had several presentations in clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice at several conferences in and outside Saudi Arabia.
Strategic plan of GAPC towards pharmaceutical companies was found to establish collaboration between them. There is some misuse or non-organized distribution of educational resources with unclear vision. Strategic plan of pharmaceutical care consulting of several fundamental elements, and they are not limited to Medication Safety Program including Medication errors, Adverse drug reaction, drug quality reporting system, and RIMP system. Clinical Pharmacy programs including anticoagulation program, pain management program, and pharmacy diabetes care program, etc. Pharmacy Practice program including stability of intravenous medications, pharmacy human resources with training and education, residency programs, and pharmaceutical care local or international conferences. Pharmacy research and development is another vital area for collaboration. The pharmaceutical companies need clear vision and policy with long term partnership. Pharmaceutical care and manufactures gathering may play vital role in building excellent pharmacy career pathway with targeting patient care to reach optimal drug therapy management and prevent drug related misadventures with avoiding un-necessary cost.