8th Pharmaceutical Care Conference to Start Monday

The 8th Pharmaceutical Care Conference

will begin next Monday at Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre

under the theme Towards Excellence in Pharmacy Practice”

The three-day conference, organized by the Ministry of Health

(MOH) represented by the Directorate General of Medical Supplies, will

be inaugurated by Dr. Ahmed Mohammed al-Saidi. Minster of Health.

The event is one of the most significant specialized 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 organizations.

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 specialized establishments in

pharmacy sector.

Source: Oman News Agency