Recently launched Ayushman Bharat scheme seems to be one of the most aspiring and pioneering steps in healthcare, not only in India but across the world. This scheme has the potential to “turn India into the largest pharma manufacturer of the world in about 3 years. There is no doubt that for successful implementation this scheme requires intervention in various spheres like management, delivery channels, healthcare investments etc. This step will undoubtedly, create a new varities of jobs in pharmaceutical sciences that edging on drug development, research, quality, clinical trials and management using artificial intelligence and machine learning.
EMERGING CAREER OPTIONS
Working for a pharmaceutical company is one of the more obvious options open to pharma graduates, but it also offers a huge variety of career paths. Particularly within global companies there are opportunities to explore new areas of expertise, develop strong business skills, and travel and work globally.
With Ayushman Bharat, the government needs to create a robust regulatory framework keeping in mind the interest of all stakeholders. This would increase scope of careers in Regulatory affairs.
Business development officer
With more and more pharma companies coming up with affordable drugs, the need for professionals to market these is going to peak.
Product development scientists work in a variety of industries, including food, biotechnology, pharmaceutical science, and medical device manufacturing.
Medicinal chemistry is an interdisciplinary science, drawing graduates from a range of different fields.
That’s where a patent attorney comes in. In the pharmaceutical sector, they will often come from a pharmaceutical sciences background. A patent attorney will, typically, work for a specialist consultancy, advising a range of clients within their field of specialisation.
Medical science liaison
The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) is a specific role within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and other health-care industries.
For graduates with a desire to work in the the field of social advancement, one career path is to work with an International Non-Governmental Organisation (INGO) & like the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Completing any sciencebased degree requires you to learn how to write well about different scientific concepts and communicate your ideas and observations clearly. For some graduates, these skills can be the foundation of a career as a science writer.
Biomedical researchers investigate how the human body works with the aim of finding new ways to improve health.
The road ahead
With Ayushmaan Bharat, the future of pharmaceutical sciences is very positive. While the scheme would initially cover 10 crore poor families as per the socio-economic census of 2011, it will in the coming days also benefit the lower middle-class, middle-class and upper-middle class by way of jobs in the medical sector as new hospitals will open in Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities. The number of beneficiaries of the scheme would be almost equal to the combined population of USA, Mexico and Canada or of the European Union. Thus, if you wish to explore this once-in-a-lifetime tectonic shift, tune in to a career in pharmaceutical sciences.
Sagar Institute of Pharmacy and Technology (SIPTec) is widely regarded as one of the Best Pharmacy Colleges in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. It is the premier pharmacy college of Sagar Group of Institutions which was established in the year 2008 under the aegis of Shri Agrawal Educational & welfare society with the main objective of imparting quality pharmacy education. Since its inception, the institute is imparting quality education to undergraduates for. Today, within a short span of 8 years, the institute has gained a reputation of being one of the top Pharmacy Colleges in MP that provides total pharmaceutical education comprising B.Pharm., M.Pharm. (Pharmaceutics & Pharmaceutical Chemistry). All the courses are duly approved by AICTE & PCI, New Delhi, DTE, Govt. Of M.P. and affiliated to RGPV, Bhopal.