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Title: 11th annual meeting of EuroPharm Forum : report on a WHO meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark 3-5 October 2002
Authors: EuroPharm Forum. Annual Meeting (11th : 2002 : Copenhagen, Denmark)
World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: Copenhagen : WHO Regional Office for Europe
Language: English
Abstract: EuroPharm Forum was founded in 1992. This is a Report of the 11th Annual Meeting, which took place in Copenhagen, Denmark, in October 2002. 70 participants from 26 countries participated in the meeting, which consisted of a business and professional session, including reports of activities during the past year, together with proposals for future activities. The meeting included a public symposium on future aspects of pharmacy practice in the light of WHO policies. During the business part of the meeting, elections were held for new officers and members of the Executive Committee and Ms Maja Jakīevac-Mikīa, Croatia, handed over the presidency to Ms Eeva Teräsalmi from Finland. The Forum approved a position paper on the role of the pharmacist in palliative care and decided upon a strategy to strengthen and further develop the project work and. The Forum also welcomed that extra funds have been obtained from WHO to establish a new twinning arrangement between the Czech Republic and Ireland to facilitate the implementation of the patient education campaign "Ask about your medicines". The professional part of the annual meeting consisted of the symposium Health as a Human Right and 6 project workshops on Ask about your medicines, Asthma services, Diabetes care, HIV/AIDS, Hypertension management and Smoking cessation
Description: EUR/02/5036349
English only
77 p.
Subject: Societies, Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical Services
Palliative Care
International Cooperation
Smoking Cessation
Diabetes Mellitus
HIV Infections
Context: congresses
metadata.dc.subject.other: Pharmaceuticals and Biologicals
Gov't Doc #: EUR/02/5036349
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