Industrial Pharmacy Section — Activities

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At the FIP congress

IPS activities at the 2016 FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Buenos Aires, Argentina, included:

  • Novel regulatory approaches to accelerate access to medicines (session)
  • Can pharmacists contribute to improving patient adherence as part of pharmacovigilance? (session)
  • Improving outcomes through novel technologies – Let’s innovate together! (session)
  • Biosimilars: Understanding the issues (session)
  • Short oral presentations
  • Industry site visits
  • IPS business meeting (membership assembly)
  • IPS dinner
  • Student careers (half day)
  • Industrial insights — potential careers in industrial pharmacy
  • Good manufacturing practice seminar

Topics organised by the IPS for recent FIP congresses (2014, 2015) include:

  • Compounding – A core competence for the pharmacist
  • Medicines for all - Impediments to achieving the goal
  • Transparency and social media - Empowering the pharmacist
  • Lost in translation - Preserving scientific knowledge across languages
  • Do patents limit access to new medicines?
  • Is there a need to harmonise the training of industrial pharmacists?
  • Insights into biosimilars and non-biological complex drugs
  • Improving the quality of the information pharmacist provided to patients.
  • Age-related medicines
  • From development to marketing

FIP members have access to these presentations online. 

Webinars

The IPS runs webinars throughout the year.

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Other events

  • Symposium on New Frontiers in Manufacturing Technology, Regulatory Sciences and Pharmaceutical Quality System (SINDUSFARMA / ANVISA / FIP-IPS), held annually in Brazil in June each year.

Industrial Pharmacy journal

Published quarterly in association with Euromed Communications, this journal is produced for pharmaceutical scientists and executives working in or liaising with industry.