Friday, April 16, 2010

PPHA 2010 reckons National Convention to Global Standards

The Philippine Pharmacists Association, Inc. (PPHA) held their 2010 National Convention with their considerably thought on the theme “Raising Pharmacy Practice to Global Standards”. This convention was hosted by the Region VIII Pharmacists Association, Inc. and was held at Leyte Park Hotel, Tacloban City last April 7 to 9, 2010.

This convention was attended by the event’s keynote speaker Mr. Lawrence Brown, Pharm D., Ph. D., Director, University of Tennessee, USA, and Center for Medication Therapy Management. Director General Nazarita Tacandong of the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Syed Azhar Syed Sulaiman, President of Asian Conference on Clinical Pharmacy, and Dean of the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University Sains Malaysia, Dr. Klara Tisocki, Drug Regulation Consultant of the European Commission, and Dean Ryan Pekson of College of Pharmacy, Adamson University also attended and graced the convention as its plenary speakers.

Four plenary sessions of the event gave enlightenment to the event’s theme that aimed to reach the standards of the global demands. Those were the topics “Raising Pharmacy Education to Global Standards”, “Raising Pharmaceutical Industry Standards”, “Raising Standards of HealthCare Delivery”, and a panel discussion on “Raising Standards of Pharmacy Services”.

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