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Workforce Reference Guide for FIP Development Goal 13

Workforce Reference Guide for FIP Development Goal 13

Welcome to the Workforce Reference Guide for FIP Development Goal 13 Policy development. This guide collates all information, evidence and expertise from FIP to support our members with measuring progress, evaluation, implementation and transformation processes. To access the full Workforce Reference Guide for the FIP Development Goals, click here.

FIP Development Goal 13 Workforce Element

Globally, we will have

Clear and manageable strategies to implement comprehensive needs-based development of the pharmaceutical workforce throughout the entire professional career life cycle.


  • Adopt and strengthen sound policies and enforceable legislation for holistic needs-based approaches to professional development across all settings and stages.
  • Develop strategies where pharmaceutical science and professional services are the driving forces for this activity.
  • Strategies to include policies addressing pharmaceutical workforce welfare, well-being and safety in the workplace.

View all elements of FIP Development Goal 13 here.


FIP Reports

Research, development and evaluation strategies for pharmaceutical education and the workforce: A global report (2017)

Transforming pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences education in the context of workforce development (2017)

Transforming our workforce: Workforce development and education — Systems, tools and navigation (2016)

Workforce Development Hub Global Leads for FIP Development Goal 13


Chima Amadi (Nigeria)

Education and Training Personnel, Education and Training, Pharmacists Council of Nigeria.



Ellen Schafheutle (UK)

Professor of Pharmacy Policy and Practice, The University of Manchester; Director, Centre for Pharmacy Workforce Studies (CPWS), Division of Pharmacy and Optometry, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health.



Marnix Westein (Netherlands)

KNMP (Dutch Pharmacist Association), policy advisor on pharmacy education; University of Utrecht, PhD student research in pharmacy education.


Find out more about the FIP Workforce Development Hub and our other Global Leads here.


Ongoing projects

  • We are supporting the FIP Workforce Transformation Programme which assists countries in workforce development.


Find out more about the FIP Workforce Reference Guide and explore it fully here

Last update 30 September 2020

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