1st Arab International Pharmacy Conference in Cairo Egypt 30 March â€“ 1 April 2017, Cairo
The first Annual International Pharmacy Conference was held in Cairo, Egypt from theÂ 30th of March to the 1st of April 2017 under the Patronage of Ain Shams University.Â The theme of this event was PHARMACY VISION 2030 â€“ Education, Profession andÂ Pharmaco-Regulations.
Dr Tienie Stander, CEO of Outcomes Research South Africa and Prof. Ibrahim Labouta,Â president of TCD Outcomes Research MENA region, were both speakers at this primeÂ event. Their discussions included â€œClinical vs. Outcomes Research: an integratedÂ approach for Pharmaceutical Companiesâ€ and â€œNational Overview on PricingÂ Modalitiesâ€ respectively.
The main topics of this event included: Challenges and Opportunities Facing theÂ Pharmaceutical Industry, Pharmacovigilance and Bioethics, Clinical PharmacyÂ Standard of Practice, Roles and Rights of Pharmacists in Health Care, Current andÂ Future Perspectives of Pharmacy Education, Empowering and Developing PharmacyÂ Profession, Bridging the Gap between Practice and Education and Supporting andÂ Making use of Pharmaceutical Research.
This unique scientific event provided attendees with insight on innovations inÂ implementing clinical pharmacy services as well as new technologies and innovationsÂ in pharmacy practice. The conference furthermore examined ideas, such as â€˜theÂ pharmacistsâ€™ role of shared accountability in patient education and improving patientÂ outcomesâ€™. It further aimed to identifyÂ strategies for improving prescribing medicinesÂ in hospitals and developingÂ highly effective medication management strategies.
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