PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC– TheAmerican Pharmacists Association today announced the election ofNancy A caverta 50 . Alvarez, PharmD, BCPS, FAPhA,of Lake Forest, CA, as 2016–2017 APhA President-elect. Alvarez shall succeed Jean-Venable Kelly R. Goode, of Richmond, VA, to the working office of APhA President on March 27, 2017, towards the end of the 2017 APhA Annual Interacting with & Exposition in San Francisco. Also elected to serve a three-year term on APhA’s Board of Trustees, from March 2016, areDaniel Zlott, PharmD, BCOP,of Lovettsville, VA, andDaniel E. Buffington, PharmD, MBA, FAPhA,of Tampa, FL.

‘Every year, the cost of healthcare pushes some 39 million people back into poverty, according to a report released in the Lancet medical journal. Individuals shoulder up to 80 % of India’s medical costs. While India boasts an economic growth price near 9 %, the wealth has done little to greatly help millions burdened by disease and poverty. The poor, aside from struggling to cover care, also face intense shortages of doctors and medications’ . This content was reprinted from with permission from the Henry J.