All countries share similar political, professional and public health challenges for pharmacy care. Through these commonalities the members are strengthened by exchanging information, initiatives and outcomes.
(a) to be the worldwide voice of the community pharmacy profession and represent the interests of members;
(b) to promote policies relating to community pharmacies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world;
(c) to recognise and value community pharmacies in the delivery of safe and effective health care systems;
(d) to support research to further ensure and improve health of citizens
(e) to measure productivity and global flows of trade and investment relating to community pharmacy;
(f) to provide recommendations and opinions to, and actively co-operate with, government authorities or organisations in the promotion of health care;
(g) to further and protect the interests of and generally to do anything which may be considered beneficial for its members; and
(h) to support and build the ability of the members’ members to provide better health care to the public.
The Council’s object is to pursue the following purposes:
Pharmacy leaders from the World Pharmacy Council - August 2018; Canada.
President – George Tambassis
Vice President – Doug Hoey
Treasurer – Mark Burdon
Secretary – Adj Prof Trent Twomey
American Representative – Christine Hrudka
European Representative – Darragh O’Loughlin
African Representative – Jan Du Toit
Pacific Representative – Graeme Blanchard
Asian Representative - Bharat Patel
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Benefits of Membership
Secretary General - Adj Prof Sue Sharpe OBE
Chief Economist - Mr Stephen Armstrong
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is the peak representative body for pharmacy owners in Australia.
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia
The Canadian Pharmacists Association, established in 1907, continues to be the national voice of Canadian pharmacists.
Canadian Pharmacists Association
The Danish Pharmacies Association is pharmacy's employer and trade association in Denmark..
The Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) is the representative and professional body for community pharmacists in Ireland.
Irish Pharmacy Union
The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand is the peak representative body for pharmacy owners in New Zealand.
The Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand
The National Association of Pharmacies (ANF) is a professional association which represents the interests of pharmacy owners in Portugal.
The South African Association of Community Pharmacists (SAACP) represents the community pharmacy sector of the Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa (PSSA).
South African Association of Community Pharmacists
The General Council of Spanish Pharmacists represents the pharmacy profession at the national and international level.
Consejo General de Colegios Oficiales de Farmaceuticos España
NPA is the trade association for independent community pharmacies in the UK.
National Pharmacy Association
PSNC promotes and supports the interests of all NHS community pharmacies in England.
Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee
The National Community Pharmacists Association represents the pharmacist owners, managers, and employees of more than 22,000 independent community pharmacies across the United States.
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