The Generic Pharmaceutical Association and its Biosimilars Council strongly support efforts to improve worldwide patient access to affordable medicines.
The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board has become an official observer organization at the International Pharmaceutical Federation.
The first ever international overview of the extent of the advanced and specialised roles that pharmacists are undertaking, and the mechanisms supporting these developments, was presented at the World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences today.
APhA supports the new initiative announced by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to improve the medication therapy management benefit for patients in stand-alone Medicare Part D plans.
The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) this week awarded former ASHP CEO Henri R. Manasse, Jr., Ph.D., Sc.D., with the Joseph A. Oddis Award for Exceptional Service to FIP at the opening ceremony of the 75th World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Pharmacy Market News
AkzoNobel’s work in the area of product stewardship has been recognized with the 2015 European Responsible Care Award from the European Chemicals Industry Association.
Johnson & Johnson has announced the completion of the divestiture of its Cordis business to Cardinal Health for an approximate value of $2 billion.
Allergan has announced a multi-year research collaboration with Humana to explore new ideas and ways to improve the health and well-being of patients, members and their caregivers.
Strategic Alliance Partner News
The Pharmacy Quality Alliance will co-host a one-day pharmacy quality ratings workshop for community pharmacists that will focus on core competencies and techniques needed to perform well on various quality measures.
The Meijer Simply Give campaign held this fall generated more than $3 million for food pantries throughout the Midwest, making it the most successful campaign in the program’s history.