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International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)

FIP develops tool to support pharmacy-based vaccination programs

FIP develops tool to support pharmacy-based vaccination programs

THE HAGUE  — Ministries of health and regulators can now make use of a tool produced by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) to enhance strategies and create the necessary regulatory frameworks to combat the COVID-19 pandemic through pharmacist-led vaccination programs. The resource has been developed based on the experiences of regulators in countries where pharmacy-based

FIP issues advice for pharmacists on COVID-19 tests

FIP issues advice for pharmacists on COVID-19 tests

THE HAGUE— To help pharmacists advise people on COVID-19 tests, the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), has issued a guidance document. The guidance has been produced by FIP’s SARS-CoV-2 Testing Working Group, which has evaluated the diagnostic testing methods and devices currently available. The document covers how different types of diagnostic test work and the interpretation

FIP publishes new resource to support progress with its Development Goals for the pharmacy profession

FIP publishes new resource to support progress with its Development Goals for the pharmacy profession

The Hague —  A reference guide to facilitate progress with FIP’s Development Goals is now available. The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) published its 21 FIP Development Goals (which define key areas of transformation for the whole pharmacy profession) on 21 September 2020, and this new Workforce Reference Guide seeks to support the implementation of 13

FIP: Governments have a public health duty to expand vaccination coverage through pharmacies

FIP: Governments have a public health duty to expand vaccination coverage through pharmacies

The Hague — Governments and other stakeholders must take urgent action to ensure equity in access to disease prevention measures, which includes greater investment in vaccines and vaccination services by community pharmacists. So said the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) in a call to action made Friday at the start of a new FIP Digital Programm to

FIP launches new goals to support transformation of entire pharmacy profession

FIP launches new goals to support transformation of entire pharmacy profession

The Hague  — Goals to support the transformation of the pharmacy profession around the world were launched on Monday by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP). The FIP Development Goals build on the 13 Pharmaceutical Workforce Development Goals for pharmacy education developed by the federation in 2016. Additions have been made to these 13 goals and eight