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Category list : International and intergovernmental organisations

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  • Student at a university in Ethiopia, Africa

    Online initiative aims to improve pharmacy education in Africa

    5 SEP 2014 8:00 By Benedict Lam

    A virtual centre of excellence that aims to help pharmacy schools in Africa increase the number of regionally-trained pharmacists has been launched.

  • Carmen Pena, newly-elected president of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)

    First woman president of FIP elected

    1 SEP 2014 16:48

    Spanish community pharmacist Carmen Peña has been elected president of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP).

  • Africa and pharmacists fighting ebola

    Pharmacy can help fight against Ebola Subscription

    29 AUG 2014 10:00 By Lloyd Matowe

    As West African countries struggle to manage the current Ebola outbreak, more needs to be done internationally to improve the capabilities of the local pharmacy workforce.

  • Pharmacists responding to international crises Subscription

    21 AUG 2014 By Trudi Hilton

    Many pharmacists and companies have made contact with International Health Partners (IHP) over the past few weeks looking for ways to make an impact on the huge need in so many conflict zones and disasters around the world.

  • Commonwealth Games and The Queen’s Baton

    28 JUL 2014 By Audrey Thompson

    Pharmacist Audrey Thompson describes the journey of the Queen’s Baton across 70 nations to its current home at the Athlete Village in Dalmarnock.

  • Prescription charges waived for Commonwealth Games athletes and officials Subscription

    25 JUL 2014

    All NHS fees — including prescription charges — are being waived for overseas athletes, team officials, members of the games committees and some members of the media who are involved in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow from 7 July until 7 August 2014.

  • Hampden park

    Pharmacy services at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Subscription

    21 JUN 2014 By Audrey Thompson

    Audrey Thompson, lead for the pharmacy planning group Glasgow 2014, provides an overview of the pharmacy planning for the upcoming Commonwealth Games

  • Dublin Ian Whitworth/

    Inspiration, support and Guinness: what I gained from the FIP world congress Subscription

    29 MAY 2014 15:55 By Dalia Ahmed Almaghaslah

    The International Pharmaceutical Federation congress 2014 is taking place from 31 August–4 September in Bangkok. Pharmacy education PhD student Dalia Ahmed Almaghaslah describes the experience she had at last year’s conference

  • GSK's corporate headquarters in Brentford, London (Mark Thomas/Science Photo Library)

    GSK faces investigation by UK Serious Fraud Office

    29 MAY 2014 0:00

    The Serious Fraud Office has launched a formal criminal investigation into the commercial practices of GlaxoSmithKline, the UK’s largest pharmaceutical company, following cases of alleged bribery in other jurisdictions.

  • Resource: Commonwealth games Subscription

    25 APR 2014 13:22

    NHS Education for Scotland has launched a series of e-learning modules, “The use of drugs in sport: a healthcare professional’s perspective”, for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. All pharmacy volunteers are required to complete these modules, and it is recommended that pharmacy staff employed in pharmacies near the Commonwealth Games venues in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Edinburgh and Tayside undertake the training. The modules are available from the NES website.

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