Plenary Session III – Pharmacy driving success for primary health care: a case for investment


Nadia Elmazrouei, Emirates Pharmacy Society (UAE) and Sayer Alazzam, Yarmouk University (Jordan)


14:00 – 15:30 Keynote presentation:

A flexible and adaptable pharmacy workforce for the future
Ian Bates, Director of the FIP Workforce Development Hub & UCL School of Pharmacy (United Kingdom)

High-level panel discussion 1:
Moderator: Catherine Duggan, FIP Chief Executive Officer (The Netherlands)

Key questions to discuss:

  • How can we better manage the planning of our workforce?
  • How can we match health care needs to workforce development?

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break

16:00 – 17:30 Keynote presentation:

Driving evidence to demonstrate workforce impact
Mohamed Amin, Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy & Beirut Arab University (Lebanon)
Lina Bader, FIP Lead for Workforce Transformation & Development (The Netherlands)

High-level Panel discussion 2:
Moderator: Dominique Jordan, President of FIP (Switzerland)

Key questions to discuss:

  • How can we use workforce & practice intelligence for health care impact?
  • How can we develop better medicines-related policy to meet the needs of our populations?