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Pharmacy leaders from across the European Region commit to delivering primary health care for all

25 October 2019

Today, on the first anniversary of the Global Conference on Primary Health Care in Astana, Kazakstan, where governments committed to strengthening primary health care as a cornerstone of a sustainable health system and universal health coverage, pharmacy leaders and pharmacists representing 37 countries in the European Region have made a commitment to deliver better primary health care through pharmacy. These representatives of the profession are gathered in Ankara, Turkey, at the International Pharmaceutical Federation’s (FIP’s) second regional conference. 

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established new specialist forum More The Hague • 8 May 2019 Global pharmacy workforce transformation programme launched by FIP More Amman • 24 April 2019 New FIP report aims to inspire innovation around non-communicable diseases More The Hague • 7 April 2019 World pharmacists Day 2019 will promote safe and effective medicines for all More The Hague • 25 March 2019 New FIP Workforce Development Hub to progress pharmacy workforce transformation around the world More The Hague • 7 November 2018 FIP adds biosimilars to policy on pharmacists’ right to substitute one medicine for another More The Hague • 2 October 2018 Global pharmacy leadership makes first policy statement on pharmacists reducing harm associated with drugs of abuse More Glasgow • 5 September 2018 Singaporean nursing home service, US vaccine care model and Belgian “family pharmacist” concept win global pharmacy practice improvement and health campaign awards More Glasgow • 4 September 2018 Pharmacy workforce predicted to grow year on year in new report More Glasgow • 4 September 2018 New FIP report urges pharmacists to explore services that empower women More Glasgow • 3 September 2018 FIP President calls for urgent action on sustainability policies More Glasgow • 2 September 2018 Community pharmacist elected as FIP president More Glasgow • 1 September 2018 Focus on pharmacists’ supply chain expertise in order to improve access to medicines, FIP says More The Hague • 20 June 2018 Focus on pharmacists’ supply chain expertise in order to improve access to medicines, FIP says More The Hague • 8 May 2018 FIP appoints new chief executive officer More The Hague • 7 February 2018 New FIP report on the role of pharmacists in reducing harm associated with drugs of abuse includes marijuana More The Hague • 28 November 2017 Strategic approaches are needed to improve medicines information, says FIP More The Hague • 2 October 2017 New recommendations on control of antimicrobial resistance issued by the International Pharmaceutical Federation More The Hague • 27 September 2017 New data depict state of progress in pharmacy workforce development More Seoul • 12 September 2017 We must generate jobs in the pharmaceutical sector, FIP President says More Seoul • 11 September 2017 Governments and insurers should recognise the importance of self care to health systems, says FIP More Seoul • 11 September 2017 Initiatives promoting pharmacists’ value in cancer screening, drug safety and new medicines counselling win this year’s FIP awards More Seoul • 10 September 2017 More effective treatment for cystic fibrosis patients on its way More Stockholm • 22 May 2017 Globalisation of science will help address world health threats, says FIP president More Stockholm • 21 May 2017 FIP calls on pharmacy leaders to transform the workforce as it releases 67 statements on pharmaceutical education More The Hague • 3 May 2017 Recognition of pharmacists’ role in self care is growing, new FIP report says More The Hague • 25 April 2017 Diversity of profession to be focus of World Pharmacists Day 2017 More The Hague • 10 April 2017 New report shows how the pharmacy profession is advancing in different countries with the help of FIP resources More Buenos Aires • 7 November 2016 FIP launches strategy to ensure that the pharmacy workforce is able to meet our world’s future health needs More Nanjing • 7 November 2016 AIDS pharmacist given FIP’s highest honour for practitioners More Buenos Aires • 29 August 2016 FIP’s vision to be served by three new board members from Germany, Japan and USA More Buenos Aires • 28 August 2016 Community pharmacies’ important social role must not be forgotten, FIP President says More Buenos Aires • 28 August 2016 FIP selects “health destination pharmacy” and “responsible use of medicines campaign” as best global examples of professional association work More Buenos Aires • 28 August 2016 Global pharmacy awards go to pharmacists in seven countries More Buenos Aires • 28 August 2016 Community pharmacies have the potential to vaccinate at least one in eight people right now, FIP says More Buenos Aires • 27 August 2016 New international guidelines to help pharmacies keep going during natural disasters More The Hague • 28 July 2016 Greater focus to be given to pharmacy practice research through a new FIP group More The Hague • 4 July 2016 Launch of new guidance to make children’s medicines safer and more effective More The Hague • 13 June 2016 World Pharmacists Day 2016 focuses on care More The Hague • 8 March 2016 FIP publishes guide to help pharmacists establish tobacco-free communities More The Hague • 16 December 2015 Pharmacists and scientists can take the lead in reducing the environmental impact of medicines, FIP says More The Hague • 1 December 2015 FIP issues official policy statement on the role of pharmacists in reducing the effect of medicines on the environment More Buenos Aires • 1 December 2015 FIP invests in a blueprint for the pharmacy workforce More Dusseldorf • 1 October 2015 New global report details trend in advanced roles for pharmacists More Dusseldorf • 1 October 2015 International statements for hospital pharmacy revised More The Hague • 24 September 2015 FIP produces Arabic pictograms to help refugees with their medicines More The Hague • 24 September 2015 Seminal report reveals state of pharmacy remuneration around the world More Dusseldorf • 24 September 2015 Lab Boxes: The FIP project bringing learning to life More The Hague • 3 August 2015 UNESCO renews unique agreement to develop pharmacy education with FIP More The Hague • 12 June 2015
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