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Eager to contribute academic credentials and professional background in global healthcare toward supporting a dynamic organization in achieving business goals.
Pharmacy Operations ~ Pharmacology ~ International Health Economics & Policy
Health Information Systems ~ Health Finance ~ Personnel Training & Leadership ~ Administration
Foreign licensed Pharmacist offering 12+ years of experience in hospital, retail, and management settings.
Advanced knowledge of pharmaceutical operations encompassing drug distribution systems, supply chain, drug utilization evaluation, regulatory compliance, and pharmacy management.
Considerable experience in steering all facets of pharmaceutical activities in Ohangwena region of Namibia including procurement, monitoring, distribution, reporting, and coordination of medical equipment.
Proven talents in staff training, coaching, mentoring, project coordination, drug management, and data analysis.
Proficiency in partnering with culturally-diverse health care team members to ensure prescription accuracy and prevent adverse drug reactions and drug misuse.
Excellent ability to initiate research projects and assist in clinical trials by recruiting subjects, collecting and recording data, and evaluating results.
Awarded as Employee of the Year in 2013 by the Ministry of Health and Social Services in Namibia.
Recognized for outstanding achievement in coordination of therapeutic committees in 2012.
Able to interpret physician orders, detect therapeutic incompatibilities, and maintain records for controlled substances in accordance with regulatory requirements.
Ministry of Health and Social Services, 2004 to 2014
Provincial Principal Pharmacist
Spearheaded full-scope pharmaceutical operations across 34 health facilities and three district hospitals.
Collaboratively administered $240K annual pharmaceutical budget, and closely reviewed financial data to assess and optimize fiscal performance and stability.
Achieved $50K in annual cost savings by vigilantly monitoring prescriber s prescriptions.
Leveraged comprehensive problem solving expertise to identify and mitigate issues at underperforming pharmacies and other healthcare facilities.
Boosted pharmacy productivity by increasing staff base by 20%; selectively interviewed, hired, and trained qualified personnel.
Championed efforts to improve availability of essential medicines by 30%.
Strategically partnered with international NGOs to increase manpower resources, fortify regulatory compliance, and enrich supply chain management.
Researched, evaluated, selected, and implemented new technologies (i.e. e-PMIS, EDT, EHIS) to optimize pharmacy productivity and bottom-line performance.
International Rescue Committee, 2001 to 2003
Effectively controlled annual $200K budget to support and facilitate timely procurement of medicines and medical devices at a refugee camp in Tanzania.
Supervised pharmacy operations across four stores to ensure rigorous attention to industry regulations.
Proactively introduced e-monitoring and evaluation tool to enhance and streamline stock management.
Fostered and maintained cohesive relationships with key stakeholders to accomplish organizational goals.
Accurately prepared, verified, and submitted regular inventory reports and requisition orders.
Conducted physical verification of drugs and medical supplies, and maintained associated receipts.
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Ministry of Health and Social Services, Tanzania, 1993 to 1994
Investigated chronic filariasis in the coastal region of Tanzania, examining more than 4,500 individuals.
Diagnosed 31% with the condition (141 patients) and performed meticulous data collection and report writing.
Disseminated findings to team members according to study procedures and requirements.
Ministry of Health and Social Services, 1991 to 1993
Interviewed, treated, and counseled patients presenting with a wide range of complaints at a district hospital in Tanzania, and maintained patients medical records.
Employed extensive professional training to implement strategies which reduced preventable communicable diseases by 7%.
Efficiently authorized drug refills and expertly advised pharmacies on prescription information.
Handpicked based on solid medical knowledge and clinical acumen to participate in research project focused on Elephantiasis.
Master s Degree, International Health Policy
Heller School of Social Policy and Management, Waltham, MA, 2015
Bachelor s Degree, Pharmacy
Dr. MGR University of Madras, JSS Pharmacy College, India, 1999
Diploma, Clinical Medicine
Medical Assistant Training Center, Tanzania, 1991
Promoting Rational Drug Use in Africa
Clinical Care of HIV/AIDS and Opportunistic Infections
Clinical Management of HIV
Training of Trainers for Health Professionals
Registered Pharmacist - Tanzania #00001377
Registered Pharmacist - Namibia #PHS00572
Namibia Pharmacist Association, 2012 to Present
Tanzania Public Health association, 2002 to Present
Tanzania Pharmacist Association, 2000 to Present
Member, Health Integration Network, Geneva Global, 2014
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