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  “Pharmacists: Your medicines experts… “Pharmacists: Your medicines experts”.is the theme of this year’s World Pharmacists Day by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (Federation Internationale Pharmaceutique - FIP) which is celebrated globally on the 25th September. Malta Chamber of Pharmacists this year successfully reactivated its membership with FIP after 18 years.   Mary Ann Sant Fournier, President represented the Chamber at the FIP Council  meeting and Congress held in Glasgow 2-6 September, where the Chamber was inducted as a full member. photo?   ...
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Pharmacy-Based Interventions to Increase Vaccine Uptake
A delegation from the Malta Chamber of Pharmacists Council was invited by the European Interdisciplinary Council of Ageing (EICA) to attend a conference in San Servolo, Venice 14-16 March re Pharmacy Based Interventions to Increase Vaccine Uptake. PRESS RELEASE Community pharmacists from around 20 countries worldwide gathered in Venice to discuss “Pharmacy-based interventions to increase vaccine uptake” with other stakeholders. The presentations included an evidence-based review of the most recent immunization research. In addition there was an opportunity for faculty to exchange best pr...
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Measles cases in the EU treble in 2017
Today's National Broadcaster TVM reported yet again that there has been a measles epidemic outbreak in Sicily leaving three dead. Click here to read more. On the other hand here under, is an earlier article which was published in TOM last February. The number of measles cases in the EU has trebled in just one year, according to the European Centre for Disease Control. In 2017, 14,451 measles cases were reported, three times the number of cases reported in 2016 (4 643). The highest number of measles cases to date in the EU since January 1,... Source: Measles cases in the EU treble in 2...
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Pharmacists, a rare species? – Mary Ann Sant Fournier
The pharmacy degree is unique in its generalist nature. Our pharmacist graduates are versatile in that they can take up posts in various areas of practice. These are community, hospital, responsible pharmacists at wholesale dealers, in the pharmaceutical industry, including pharmaceutical marketing,… Source: Pharmacists, a rare species? – Mary Ann Sant Fournier
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Medical marijuana ‘not a wonder drug’, ‘will not fill a void in the medicine market’ – MAM – The Malta Independent
The introduction of medical marijuana will not fill a gap which does not currently exist in the medicine market, the Malta Assocation of Medicine (MAM) said this morning, explaining that the Source: Medical marijuana ‘not a wonder drug’, ‘will not fill a void in the medicine market’ - MAM - The Malta Independent
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