D22 - SIGN 3: Sharing Ideas in a Global Network: Workforce transformation – Advanced competence for advanced services

Conference Hall A - Section A

Organised by FIP


William Charman (FIPEd, Australia)


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. Convergence of medicine and technology: The need for continuing professional education
Rikke Løvig Simonsen
(Pharmadanmark, Denmark)
12:50-13:05 2. FIP Workforce Transformation Programme – Implementation and progress in Jordan
Samira Goussous
(Jordan Pharmacists’ Association, Jordan)
13:05-13:20 3. Advancing practice for the workforce in Indonesia – A national transformation programme with FIP
Nurul Falah Eddy Pariang
(Indonesian Pharmacists’ Association, Indonesia)
13:20-13:35 4. Self-care in the Russian Federation: Forced or informed choice? Training pharmacists to change the situation
Roza Yagudina
(Moscow Pharmaceutical Society, Russian Federation)
13:35-13:45 5. Message from the WHO Health Workforce Department
Tana Wuliji
(World Health Organization, Switzerland)



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