Miss T. A. Hilton, MRPharmS
How you can get involved in humanitarian aidSubscription
Everyone will have seen the increasing coverage of disasters and health needs around the world in recent years. Many non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are stretched with supporting refugees on our doorstep, as well as deploying teams on the ground where the disasters strike. Since I established the Humanitarian Aid and Response Network (HARN) (for any Royal Pharmaceutical Society member who has an interest in or has participated in international humanitarian aid work), I have had m
Pharmacists responding to international crisesSubscription
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. IHP facilitates the donation of medicines to developing countries either into government health systems or via the World Health Organization or other recognised charities who are implementing partners in disasters or development.