All the registered pharmacists of the country are eligible to
become members of the association. The D.Pharm holder can organize
camps of patient counseling and act as facilitators where as graduate
pharmacist will act as counselors. The counseling sessions should
be reported to the head office by email every week. After facilitating
25 sessions, the diploma holder are eligible to become counselors
after undergoing an orientation program.
The local branches of ACPI are encouraged to facilitate and monitor
patient counseling. The funds are collected from the membership,
40% is for maintenance of activity of local branch, and the 60
% of the funds collected should be sent to the treasure APCI by
DD payable at State Bank of India Manipal.
The account settlement
in the responsibility of the local branch, who should submit the
original documentary duly signed by general secretary of local
branches on or before the last day of Feb. every year, this would
facilitate the activity of the amount branch before 31st of march
every year, the receipt book and other necessary stationary can
be obtained from the PRO by request.
The members of the association should declare
their willingness to voluntarily agree to counsel patients and
share the experiences of pharmacy practice to develop profession.
The Association of community pharmacists will be registered as
a non-profit organization with social cause to establish pharmacy
practice in community pharmacy setup.