Pharmaceutical Care Conference on Feb 19

MUSCAT: The 8th Pharmaceutical Care Conference will begin from February 19, Monday, at Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre under the theme ‘Towards Excellence in Pharmacy Practice’’. The three-day conference, organised by the Ministry of Health (MoH) represented by the Directorate-General of Medical Supplies, will be inaugurated by Dr Ahmed Mohammed al Saeedi, Minister of Health. The event is one of the most significant specialised conferences held in the region in the field of pharmacy practices. This year’s version receives a wide-ranging international participation involving senior officials from different practice-advanced international organisations.
It will be enriched with the global expertise, practices and experiences through the distinct participation of the World Health Organization (WHO), the Federation of International Pharmacists (FIP), the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP Canada), European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EHAP), as well as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), the Saudi Pharmaceutical Society and the Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi.
Twenty local, regional and international presenters will be highlighting various professional themes related to the advanced future pharmacy practice in order to achieve quality and effectiveness in the professional pharmacy management. The three-day conference focuses further on activating the pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies by presenting 39 working papers in addition to 17 workshops, 8 plenary sessions, besides displaying 29 scientific posters prepared by practitioners and students. The conference will be accompanied by an exhibition of pharmaceutical companies and specialised establishments in pharmacy sector. — ONA