The FIP flag was presented by the General Council of Pharmacists Associations to FIP Vice President Parisa Aslani, who accepted it on behalf of the Australasian Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and Pharmacist Hospitallers of Australia at the closing dinner. Congress.
During the handover, IFJ President Dominic Jordan said Congress was not only a sign of the end of the COVID pandemic, but another strong display of the dedication of pharmacies to healthcare in all parts. He added: “We are extremely proud of the success of this Congress and the strong relationships we have built.”
More than 2,300 people have attended the Congress in Seville, representing 104 countries. “Building a sustainable future for health care” will be the general theme of the 81st World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (September 24-28, 2023).
More organizations join FIP
The IFJ Council in Seville has accepted six new organizations as members of the IFJ:
• Caribbean Association of Pharmacists (Jamaica).
• Nigerian Association of Pharmacists and Pharmaceutical Scientists in the Americas (USA).
• Pharmacist Advocacy Association (UK).
• Saudi Pharmaceutical Society (Saudi Arabia).
• Saudi Society of Clinical Pharmacy (Saudi Arabia).
• Federation of Kurdistan (Iraq).
The total number of union members is now 151. The IFJ Council voted to accept two more organisations, the Cooperative Pharmacists Association of Greece and the Lesotho Pharmacy Association, as observer organisations. Through its membership, the IFJ has a presence in 154 countries and territories.