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FIP members

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Articles

 

 FIP Timeline

FIP COVID-19 
Timeline

 

 In memoriam

In memoriam

 

FIP Guidance on COVID-19

This guidance is based on the available evidence and the recommendations of reputable organisations such as the World Health Organization, the United States and the European Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, and others, at the time of publishing. Knowledge on COVID-19 is rapidly changing and recommendations may change accordingly. Although FIP will strive to keep these guidelines up to date, we recommend consulting the websites of these organisations and any newly available evidence for the most recent updates. Our guidance is divided into four sections. Guidance specifically for community, hospital and clinical biology sectors can be found in Section 2 “Guidelines for pharmacists and the pharmacy workforce”. The guidance is supplemented with summaries and it is accessible here.

 

Other FIP resources



FIP call to action to support pharmacists and pharmacy workers on the coronavirus/COVID-19 frontline
This call to action is also available in ArabicChineseFrench, Greek, ItalianMontenegrin, PortugueseRussian, Serbian and Spanish. More translations to come.

 

Resources from FIP members and others*

*Please note that this sharing of guidance and examples from our member organisations and others is not an endorsement of these materials and we can take no responsibility for their accuracy or their being up-to-date.

Argentina

Pharmaceutical Confederation of Argentina: "Protocolo COFA de actuación en la farmacia comunitaria ante la pandemia de coronavirus"

Asia

Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Associations:

Australia

Pharmaceutical Society of Australia:

Pharmacy Guild of Australia: Information and guidance for community pharmacies in Australia

University of Melbourne: The lessons from past pandemics

Austria

Austrian Pharmacists Chamber:  "Measures taken in the wake of the corona crisis concerning community pharmacies in Austria"

Brazil

Brazilian Federal Council of Pharmacy:

Canada

Canadian Pharmacists Association:

China

Chinese Pharmaceutical Association:

  • Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak prevention and control: Guidance and management strategies for pharmacists and the pharmacy workforce  Chinese    English
  • Expert consensus to guide the prevention and control of the COVID-19 epidemic for retail pharmacy staff Chinese    English
  • Hospital pharmacy professional committee expert consensus on rational drug use in clinical practice for COVID-19  Chinese    English

China Taiwan

Taiwan Society of Health-System Pharmacists: Community Pharmacists in Taiwan at the Frontline Against the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic: Gatekeepers for the Rationing of Personal Protective Equipment"

Commonwealth of nations

Commonwealth Pharmacists Association: How to Manufacture Alcohol Hand Rub: Training video launched to support COVID-19 response

Costa Rica

College of Pharmacists of Costa Rica:

Ecuador

"COVID-19 guidance"

Egypt

"COVID-19: 10 step guidance for pharmacy teams"

Europe

European Association of Hospital Pharmacists: COVID-19 Resource Centre

Pharmaceutical Group of European Union: COVID-19 Information Hub

France

"Advice for pharmacies"

French Chamber of Pharmacists:

COVID-19 Information for pharmacists

The International Conference of French-speaking Chambers of Pharmacists (CIOPF):

COVID-19 News, resources and information

Germany

Federal Union of German Associations of Pharmacists:

Greece

Ministry of Health Greece: Instructions for protection against respiratory infection from the new coronavirus

Panhellenic Association of Pharmacists (PEPharm): COVID-19

National Pubic Health Organization: New Covid-19 corona - Instructions

Italy 

Federfarma

Japan

The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan: COVID-19 News

Malaysia

"COVID-19 pandemic guidance document for Malaysian pharmacists"  English    Malaysian

Nepal

Nepal Pharmaceutical Association: COVID-19 Guideline for pharmacists and pharmacy assistant

Netherlands

The Royal Dutch Pharmacists Association 

The Dutch Minister of Health recognizes the role of Dutch pharmacists in a letter addressed to The Royal Dutch Pharmacists Association and in a message addressed to Dutch Parliament.

Pakistan

COVID-19. Ten steps guidance for pharmacy teams. English  Arabic.

Philippines

Philippine Pharmacists Association: Community Pharmacy Guide COVID-19 Preparedness

Portugal

Actions against COVID (Portuguese Pharmaceutical SocietyPortuguese Pharmaceutical Society and National Association of Pharmacies of Portugal)

Portuguese Pharmaceutical Society:

National Association of Pharmacies of Portugal:

"Boas Practicas e estrategias a adopter pelas farmacias"

ANF Thank you pharmacies video

APFH - Associação Portuguesa de Farmacêuticos Hospitalares

Hospital pharmacy recommendations

Serbia

Pharmaceutical Chamber of Serbia

"КОРОНА ВИРУС SARS-CoV-2 Информације и привремене смернице за фармацеуте и апотекарску делатност"

Slovenia

University of Ljubljana

"COVID-19 aktualne informacije"

Spain

General Pharmaceutical Council of Spain:

Turkey

COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2 ENFEKSİYONU) REHBERİ

Turkish Pharmacists Association

"COVID-19 Hub"

Uganda

Proposal on sustainable hand hygiene in low- and middle-income countries

United Kingdom

Royal Pharmaceutical Society: 

UK Government: How tests and testing kits for coronavirus (COVID-19) work 

Medicines & Healthcare products Regulatory Agency: Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance and support

PhRMA (biopharmaceutical research companies): Member Company Efforts to Combat Coronavirus Outbreak

Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences (APS): Coronavirus info

 

United Nations

UNESCO: COVID-19 Educational Disruption and Response 

WHO: 

 

Uruguay

Association of Chemistry and Pharmacy:

USA

American Pharmacists Association: "COVID-19 Practice Resources"

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists:

National Academy of Medicine: Coronavirus resources

National Institutes of Health: COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines

University of Colorado, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences & Colorado Pharmacists Society: "COVID-19: Implications for Pharmacists" (PowerPoint slides)

United States Pharmacopeia:

Questions from FIP members and member organisations

End of life care

 

Articles & Other

 

 

FIP COVID-19 Timeline

 

 

In memoriam

Pharmacy teams are risking their lives to continue to provide health care to their communities and support our health systems during this coronavirus pandemic. Inevitably, deaths of colleagues from COVID-19 are being reported to FIP from around the world.  With this list, we would like to make sure that none of these colleagues are forgotten.

Adriana Alia Gómez (Spain)
Camillo Alinovi (Italy)
Oscar J. Álvarez Rodríguez (Spain)
Teresa Baca Cruces (Spain)
Jayesh Bhanubhai Patel (UK)
Reanna Casalini (Italy)
Florentina Cimiano Valera (Spain)
Raffaele Corbellini (Italy)
María del Carmen Cuadrado (Spain)
Paolo D’Ambrogi (Italy)
Francesco De Donno (Italy)
Santiago Díez García (Spain)
İsmail Durmuş (Turkey)
Patrizio Forti Paolini (Italy)
Amparo Gadea (Spain)
Pedro García  (Spain)
İhsan Giray (Turkey)
Julio Gutiérrez Montalvo (Spain)
Himmet Taştan Kardaşlar (Turkey)
José Tomás Mijimolle (Spain)
Fernando Marcantonio (Italy)
Ekrem Özdemir (Pharmacy technician, Turkey)
Mehool Patel (UK)
Hilario Pellín (Spain)
Antonio Perani (Italy)
Nieves Quiralte Abello (Spain)
Michel Renson (Belgium)
Lorenzo Repetto (Italy)
Daniela Rigoni (Italy)
Manuel Ruiz (Spain)
Francisco Javier Santamaría Blanco (Spain)
Pooja Sharma (Hospital pharmacist, UK)
Mandy Sifforn (Community pharmacy technician, UK)
Süreyya Sıpkınkurt (Turkey)
Yingjie Song (China)
Antonio Tilli (Italy)
Merih Yalçınöz (Turkey)
Jermaine Wright (UK) 
Luis (surname withheld) (Spain)
Pharmacist (name withheld) (Spain)
Pharmacist (name withheld) (Spain)
Pharmacist (name withheld) (Spain)
Pharmacist (name withheld) (Spain)

 

 









Last update 2 July 2020

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