Executive Members elected during the 1993 Congress
|President||Ruth Casalvalone, South Africa|
||Naomi Smith, Great Britain|
||Thomas Luedi, Switzerland|
|Ch. of Information & Education||Eustace Orleans-Lindsay, Ghana|
|Ch. of Public Relations
||Danielle Zammit, Malta|
|Ch. of Student Exchange
||Aydin Alper Sahin, Turkey|
|Coopted member 1994||Riku Ruhanen, Finland|
39th IPSF Congress, Cape Town South Africa
15 - 24 August 1993
The congress was held for the second time in South Africa in the magnificent Breakwater Lodge in Cape Town.
Mr. FW de Klerk, the State President of South Africa welcomed delegates to South Africa during the Opening Ceremony. An inspirational speech from the IPSF president set the tone for the Congress.
The reception committee had planned a fabulous social programme including a 'Cape Town Jol', a typical South African Evening - with LOTS of wine - and the usual International Evening and DF Auction. Congress participants also had the chance to visit the Groote Schuur Haspital in Cape Town.
GA ran very smoothly this year, under the Chair of Peter Maag.
Amongst other things, a new fee structure for the student exchange scheme was accepted and 46 persons took part in the Patient Counselling Event.
"The Cost Effectiveness of Medicines"
Speakers from around the world introduced IPSF to the subject of Pharmaco-Economics and its impact on pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry around the world.
Delegates could chose from six subjects including : "WHO Concerns; Malaria and sexually transmitted diseases", "Pharmacist initiated therapy" and "Medicine iformation Centres in South Africa".
"Relations between the pharmacist and other health care professionals."
Posters were presented from eight countries and viewed by Professor Eagles of the Western Cape University. A publication of the posters was compiled after the event.
No. of participants
Participants from 33 countries including many African nations
Honorary Life Members
Peter Maag, Germany
|New Full Members||Tanzania|
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