Letter from PPhA

27 Jul, 2014 Greetings from the Philippine Pharmacists Association (PPhA)!We would like to inform WPPF regarding our Association's new set of Officers and Board of Directors for 2014-2016, effective 01 July 2014.Please find the attached official…

Japan Pharmaceutical Association: Board members 2014-2016

25 Jul, 2014   To: Western Pacific Pharmaceutical Forum     We are pleased to inform the directors and the treasurers of Japan Pharmaceutical Association appointed in June, 2014. Please find the attached file. Thank you.  …

Pharmacists asked to "think again" about roles in hepatitis

25 Jul, 2014 reference:http://www.fip.org/www/index.php?page=news_publications&news=newsitem&newsitem=175 Hepatitis: Think Again, is the theme for this year’s World Hepatitis Day on 28 July. The International Pharmaceutical Federation…

FIP renews commitment to healthcare for women and children

14 Jul, 2014 reference:http://www.fip.org/www/index.php?page=news_publications&news=newsitem&newsitem=174 Pharmacy policy and practice should reflect the United Nations’ Global Strategy for Women’s and Children’s Health and the…

Latest information on Bangkok

1 Jul, 2014 reference: http://www.fip.org/www/index.php?page=news_publications&news=newsitem&newsitem=167 The Hague, 16 July 2014 – After talks between the two political parties in Thailand ended with The National Council for…

Fighting the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone

21 Jul, 2014 reference:http://www.who.int/features/2014/ebola-sierra-leone/en/ National health authorities, WHO and partners are working around the clock to contain the Ebola outbreak affecting Sierra Leone’s eastern districts of Kailahun…

Young people’s views guide WHO advice on HIV prevention and care for those most at risk

17 Jul, 2014 reference: http://www.who.int/features/2014/hiv-prevention/en/ Sex workers, drug users, men who have sex with men and transgender people are at higher risk of HIV than the general population – a risk that is heightened if…

WHO opens regional Ebola response centre

25 Jul, 2014 reference:http://www.who.int/features/2014/ebola-response-centre/en/ Conakry, Guinea - 25 July, 2014 – In response to continuing reports of new cases and deaths attributable to Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Guinea, Liberia, and…

World Hepatitis Day 2014: Think again

25 Jul, 2014 reference:http://www.who.int/campaigns/hepatitis-day/2014/event/en/ Every year on 28 July, WHO and partners mark World Hepatitis Day to increase the awareness and understanding of viral hepatitis and the diseases that it causes.…

Common medications move to over-the-counter use

24 Jul, 2014 reference:http://www.pharm.org.tw/pstplatform/en/?p=5566 Dozens of commonly used medicines will be made available over the counter for the first time following a decision by the drugs regulator to remove their prescription-only…