The pharmacy profession has been engaged in the struggle against COVID-19 in a staggering variety of ways. As an organisation with friends across the profession, we felt we had a duty to capture some of the stories of the ways pharmacists were contributing and share them with a wider audience.
While communities are all working to manage the struggles of COVID-19, hospital pharmacists and pharmacy students have been working tirelessly to tackle challenges including medication supply chain issues and the spectre of bed shortages.
Dr Craig Rayner has degrees in both pharmacy and pharmaceutical science from Monash. He tells us about the ways that the company he works for, Certara, has been working to co-ordinate the efforts of research organisations attempting to formulate vaccines.