The study aimed to assess the practice of community pharmacists in Amran City of the profession of community pharmacy during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). The study used the descriptive approach, using a questionnaire that was distributed in October 2020, to a sample of (91) community pharmacists working in pharmacies in Amran City. The results of the study showed that the mean of the responses of the sample members about practicing the profession of community pharmacy amounted to (4.1262) with a standard deviation of (0.306) which is high, the mean of the axis of the precautionary measures reached (3.9135) with a standard deviation of (0.306), which is high, and the mean of the axis of providing services for the community reached a value of (4.3390) with a standard deviation of (0.542), which is very high, too. The study also found that there were no statistically significant differences in the precautionary measures due to the qualification variable and years of experience, and it also found that there were no statistically significant differences in the aspect of community service provision attributable to the qualification variable. However, there were statistically significant differences in the aspect of service provision due to the years of experience variable in favor of the more than 10-year category. The study recommended developing plans by regulatory bodies to maintain the continuity of community pharmacy services during the corona epidemic and protect the pharmaceutical workforce while they are serving the society.
Qatinah, Mohammed; Saran, Abdulaziz; Al-Salaway, Yasser; Hobish, Rasha; and Shaalan, Munif
"Evaluation of the practice of community pharmacists in Amaran City in Yemen to community pharmacy profession during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) – A field study,"
Journal of the Arab American University مجلة الجامعة العربية الامريكية للبحوث: Vol. 8:
2, Article 6.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/aaup/vol8/iss2/6