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FIP is pleased to bring you announcements of events, meetings and workshops around the world concerning pharmacy practice, the pharmaceutical sciences and global health. For more information on a particular event please click the associated link.

Innovation in self-care models, shaping the future together.

A webinar organised by:
13 January 2022

This event discusses how targeted switching of prescription only medicines to non-prescription medicines (Over The Counter medicines) can contribute to self-care of a nation’s population. Availability of diagnostics in the pharmacy and beyond can also make an impact on self-care.

Aim: To discuss which medicines are appropriate to switch from prescription-only to non-prescription (Over The Counter Medicines) and describe how diagnostics can support self-care.

Learning objectives:
1. Describe current approaches to switching medicines from prescription to non-prescription and how this supports self-care ;
2. Discuss which medicines should be available over the counter in the pharmacy;
3. Explain how diagnostics can support self-care.

- Jaime Acosta-Gómez, Community Pharmacist and pharmacy owner, Farmacia Acosta, Spain

- Natalie Gauld, Innovator in improving access to medicines Northern Regional Alliance, University of Auckland, New Zealand
- Andi Shirtcliffe, Clinical Chief Advisor for Pharmacy and Allied Health Ministry of Health New Zealand, New Zealand
- Anthony Serracino Inglott, Professor at the Department of Pharmacy Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Malta, Malta

Last update 12 September 2019

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