PSK Conference 2019

Pharmaceutical society of Kenya held a symposium “leadership and governance in UHC panel” from 29th May to 1st June 2019 in Mombasa, Kenya. The theme of the conference was: PHARMACISTS CHAMPIONING QUALITY PATIENT CARE IN UHC. The attendees had an elaborate discussion about transforming pharmacy education and workforce in Africa.” Pharmacists play a key role in provision of healthcare” Dr Jane Masiga, CEO of MEDS Kenya.

Professor Ralph Altiere, FIP-UNESCO-UNTIWIN Director talked about the ultimate goal of transforming pharmacy education by connecting African pharmacy schools, addressing the issue they face and the ultimately revolutionizing pharmacy education. “pharmacists must get out of their own way, be forward thinking and adopt as new areas emerge including advocacy.”

Professor Claire Anderson said that Artificial Intelligence and Genomics are becoming a part of pharmacy. Standard chartered representative also advised pharmacists to let the help in getting the right finances for their businesses so that they do not over finance or under finance.

 

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