D5 - Pharmacy in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) countries

Conference Hall A - Section B & C

Organised by the Local Host Committee


Nadia Al Mazrouei (Sharjah University, Local Host Committee, UAE)


09:00 – 09:05 Introduction by the chair

  1. 09:05 – 09:20  Overview on EPS and the pharmacy profession in UAE
    Mariam Galadari (Emirates Pharmacy Society, Local Host Committee, UAE)
  2. 09:20 – 09:35  Influence of pharmaceutical care on health outcome (UAE, Study in Diabetes Mellitus)
    Nadia Al Mazrouei (Sharjah University, Local Host Committee, UAE)
  3. 09:35 – 09:50  Pharmacoeconomics in GCC: Cost and effectiveness
    Mubarak Nasser Al Ameri (Zayed Military Hospital, UAE)
  4. 09:50 – 10:05   Bahraini Pharmacy Society: Overview
    Qumasha Abdulla Almokhadabi (Bahraini Pharmaceutical Society, Bahrain)
  5. 10:05 – 10:20 Kuwaiti Pharmaceutical Association: Present and future
    Waleed Al Shammari (Kuwaiti Pharmaceutical Association, Kuwait)

10:20 -10:40 Coffee/tea break

10:40 -10:55

  1. The impact of Saudi Pharmacy Society on pharmacy practice
    Khalid Alburikan (Saudi Pharmacy Society, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  2. 10:55 – 11:10 Omani Pharmaceutical Society: Achievement and challenges facing pharmacy profession in Oman
    Ibrahim Al Rashdi (Oman Pharmaceutical Society, Sultanate of Oman)

11:10 – 11:20

  1. Residency programs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA): New approaches and challenges
    Jawaher Gramish (King Abulaziz Medical City Central Region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
  2. 11:20 – 11:55 Interactive panel discussion: The future of pharmacy practice in the region
    Moderator: Maisoun Al Kaabi (Shaktob Medical City, UAE)
    Abdullah Al Zahrani (Security Forces Hospital, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
    Sara Al Balushi (Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman)

11:55 – 12:oo Room refresh