D21 - SIGN 2: Sharing Ideas in a Global Network: Re-thinking medicines and their use

Conference Hall B1

Organised by FIP


Eeva Teräsalmi (FIP, Finland)


FIP member organisations will present their best initiatives and challenges. Presentations will include the winning projects of the FIP Health Promotion Campaign Award and the FIP Pharmacy Practice Improvement Award.


12:30-12:35 Introduction by the Chair
12:35-12:50 1. Looking forward to Seville 2020! The digital transformation of medicines
Raquel Martínez and Ana López-Casero
(General Pharmaceutical Council of Spain, Spain)
12:50-13:05 2. Improving the quality of pharmacy compounding practice
Fe-Lin Lin Wu
(Taiwan Society of Health-System Pharmacists, China Taiwan)
13:05-13:20 3. Initiatives to promote local production of active pharmaceutical ingredients and other raw materials in Nigeria
Mazi Sam Ohuabunwa
(Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Nigeria)
13:20-13:35 4. Pharmaceutical patient consultation by Dutch community pharmacists
Sylvia Blind
(Royal Dutch Pharmacists Association – KNMP, The Netherlands)



Questions from the audience and debate


Room refresh

Learning Objectives

At the end of this section, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the leading projects of FIP member organisations;
  2. Tell pioneering initiatives from FIP member organisations in their country;
  3. Specify challenges pharmacist face in different settings and countries around the globe;
  4. Express ideas about advancing pharmacy to a global audience.

Type of session: Knowledge based