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Pharmacies face language problems when helping asylum seeker customers

Pictogrammes and gesture language have to be used when the asylum seeker and the pharmacist have no common language:

http://www.apteekkari.fi/uutiset/pakolaiskriisi-haastaa-kuva-ja-elekielen-kayttoon-apteekeissa.html

But there is more help on the way: http://www.apteekkari.fi/uutiset/fiplta-apua-ja-ohjeita-pakolaiskriisiin.html. The International Pharmaceutical Federation has collected instructions as pictograms: http://www.fip.org/pictograms