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Title: E-pharmacy: Its impact on International Pharmacy Practice: 18th Sep 2002, The Barbican, London
Date: 28-Jul-2002
Category: CPA

Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Association
(Founded 1970)

E-Pharmacy - Its Impact on International Pharmacy Practice
Wednesday, 18 September 2002 - The Barbican Centre, London

Morning Session
09.00 - 09.10 Chairman's Introduction
Mr John Bell, President, Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Association 
09.10 - 09.40 Information Retrieval/Publishing
Margaret Hewetson, Director of Drug Information, Guy's
Hospital, London
09.40 - 10.10 Electronic CPD/Education
Professor Peter Redfern, University of Bath, Bath
10.10 - 10.40 Electronic Transfer of Prescriptions (ETP)
Deirdre Tunney, Peterborough Primary Care Trust, Peterborough
10.40 - 11.00 Coffee break and the exhibition viewing
11.00 - 11.30 Supplying Medicines by the Internet
Tom Menighan, Immediate Past President, American Pharmacy Association, USA
11.30 - 12.00 E-pharmacy Practice in Malaysia
John Chang, Pharmaceutical Society of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur
12.00 - 12.30 The Future of International e-Pharmacy as seen by a Young Pharmacist
Lindsay McClure, Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee, Aylesbury
12.30 - 14.00 Lunch
Afternoon Session
14.00 - 15.30 Workshops
5 minutes Introduction to each Workshop
Workshop 1 The future of e-pharmacy in the United Kingdom
- Peter Redfern
Workshop 2 Breaking down international trade barriers
- John Chang/Tom Menighan
Workshop 3 Enablers for e-pharmacy in developing countries
- Diane Gal/Lindsay McClure
15.30 - 16.00 Tea
16.00 - 17.30 Workshop Feedback and Panel Session 
17.30 Close

E-Pharmacy - Its Impact on International Pharmacy Practice
Wednesday, 18 September 2002 - The Barbican, London

The Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Association, in conjunction with the International e-Health Association, is hosting a one-day symposium on "E-Pharmacy - Its Impact on International Pharmacy Practice" on Wednesday 18th September 2002 during the eHealth2002 Conference at the Barbican Centre, London, England.

The objective of the symposium is to inform the basis of an international "Knowledge Network" of information on all aspects of medicines with the aim of improving quality through the dissemination of information on the development, production, usage and safety issues for medicines.

The CPA Symposium will be a morning session of lectures and discussion, and an afternoon session with a breakout into one of three optional Workshops followed by a feedback session at the end of the afternoon. 

The IeHA will pay the registration fees for all Commonwealth Pharmaceutical Association members from developing countries. Travel and accommodation expenses are the responsibility of the individual and will not be paid for by either CPA or IeHA. 

For those CPA members attending from non-developing countries there is a 25% discount on the registration fee. These fees are given in brackets below the full registration fee including VAT:

Full registration for 2½ days and opening night reception £705.00
Daily registration on 18th or 19th September £293.75
Half-day registration on 20th September £235.00
Gala Dinner at the Café Royal £88.13

For further details on how to register and on the Conference see either the CPA (www.rpsgb.org.uk/international/index.html) or eHealth (www.ehealth2002.org) web sites.

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