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Revista Cubana de Farmacia

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ZUNIGA MORO, Clara Aurora. Historical development of drugstores in Santiago de Cuba during the first half of the 20th century. Rev Cubana Farm [online]. 2014, vol.48, n.1, pp.156-162. ISSN 0034-7515.

This paper presented the evolution of the pharmacies in Santiago de Cuba during the first half of the 20th century, with its characteristics, peak period and development; the organization of the school of pharmacists of the city, as well as the participation of the pharmacists in the social and political life in the territory. The pharmacies that rendered service for emergencies were stated. Some pharmacies managed by female pharmacists during the first half of the century were also described. The pharmaceutical activity in Santiago de Cuba evolved from the initial colonial styled pharmacies to higher stage of development related to dispensary services, drug patents, home care and night service.

Keywords : history of the pharmacy; pharmacies in Santiago de Cuba; pharmacies managed by women.

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