Mark Timoney, Chief Pharmaceutical Officer Department of Health, Social Services and Public Health Northern Ireland gave a presentation at the FIP Congress in Buenos Aires. Timoney’s presentation ‘The future of community and hospital pharmacy, an integrated actor within the health care system’ was part of the programme on 1 September 2016 called ‘Four new scenarios of future health care’.
FIP as pharmaceutical sciences network
The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) is the global body representing pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences. Through our 137 national organisations, academic institutional members and individual members, the FIP represents over three million pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists around the world. FIP is a non-governmental organisation that has been in official relations with the World Health Organization since 1948. Through our partnerships and our extensive global pharmacy, and pharmaceutical sciences network, we work to support the development of the pharmacy profession, through practice and emerging scientific innovations, in order to meet the world’s health care needs and expectations.
76th FIP World Congress Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Buenos Aires, 28 August-1 September 2016. Theme: ‘Rising to the challenge: reducing the global burden of disease’.