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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.

Commonalities

(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:


      Objectives

      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.

      Strategy

      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 

      Leadership

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      Benefits of Membership

      Secretary GeneralAdj Prof Sue Sharpe OBE

       
      Chief EconomistMr Stephen Armstrong


      Management

      World Pharmacy Council Members

      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..

      Danmarks Apotekerforening

      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.

      Associação Nacional das Farmácias

      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

      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.

      NCPA

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      The Danish Pharmacies Association is pharmacy's employer and trade association in Denmark.


      Danmarks Apotekerforening