SA’s private pharmacies are Gollums, not trusted gatekeepers

Instead of being the trusted gatekeepers they are supposed to be, South Africa‘s commercial pharmacies are like Gollum from Lord of the Rings – a weak creature that has lost its identity in the pursuit of riches, writes MedicalBrief columnist Alastair McAlpine. McAlpine writes: “Pharmacies occupy a unique position in society: they are the ostensible ‘gatekeepers’ of … Continue reading SA’s private pharmacies are Gollums, not trusted gatekeepers