The 2013 World Congress of the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) will take place in Dublin from 31st August to 5th September. This year’s meeting will explore the complexity of patient needs and emerging treatment strategies under the theme
‘Towards a future vision for complex patients’.
This international pharmaceutical conference will include speakers and topics with a worldwide perspective and with sessions of interest to those working across the fields of pharmacy practice and research sciences. Session speakers will consider the multitude of factors, treatments and risks surrounding complexities in patient care, and seek to answer questions such as What are we doing to meet the needs of complex patients? and What are the emerging strategies for treating complex patients?
Registration for the congress is available online for full or one day congress attendance.There is an extensive social programme also, as well as large exhibition zone. Information on partnering with the congress as exhibitors or for sponsors is available through the local organiser, the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (PSI) or www.fip.org/dublin2013.
For further information and registration, visit the congress website at: www.fip.org/dublin2013
Established in 1912, the International Pharmaceutical Federation, FIP, is a global alliance for national associations of pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists. It currently has 127 member organisations.
FIP sets global pharmacy standards through professional and scientific guidelines, publishes policy statements and declarations, and works in collaboration with international organisations such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and other United Nations agencies, as well as advocating on behalf of the pharmacy profession worldwide. It plays an active role in developing countries by providing expertise, encouraging the adoption of necessary standards of health practice.
The annual FIP Congress offers a unique learning environment for pharmacists from all disciplines of practice and research. This is the largest international gathering of practicing pharmacists, academics, industry leaders and scientists in pharmacy.