The Chamber

Following the Annual General Meeting held on Thursday 31st October 2019, at the Federation of Professional Associations, Sliema Rd, Gzira, the following pharmacists form the new Executive Council of the Kamra tal-Ispizjara ta’ Malta (Malta Chamber of Pharmacists) for the years 2019-2022:

Ms. Mary Ann Sant Fournier B.Pharm, M.Phil, FCPA – President

Mr. Joseph J. Grima B.Pharm(Hons) – Vice President

Mr. Max Borg Millo B.Pharm(Hons) – Secretary

Ms. Claire Calleja B.Pharm(Hons) – Treasurer

Ms. Mary Anne Ciappara B.Pharm, M.Phil

Ms. Margaret Parascandolo B.Pharm

Dr. Claire Shoemake B.Pharm(Hons), M.Phil, M.A.(Diplomatic Studies), Ph.D (Nott.), Dip.(S.B.D.D.)(Nott.), Dip.(Arabic Studies)

Dr. John Vella B.Pharm(Hons), MSc, Pharm.D

Mr. Anthony Sammut B.Pharm(Hons) M.A.(Diplomatic Studies)

The Kamra tal-Ispizjara ta’ Malta (Malta Chamber of Pharmacists) is the voice of the pharmacy profession in Malta and a key promoter of the safeguarding of the health of the public through its policies and its members.

The Kamra tal-Ispizjara ta’ Malta (Malta Chamber of Pharmacists) was founded 120 years ago to serve, protect and educate the pharmacy profession, society and not least the patient. It is committed to ensure the continuing development of the pharmacy profession and its members in the service of society with regards to pharmacy, medicines and health.


The Statute may be viewed by clicking here.


The Malta Chamber of Pharmacists is the pharmacists’ registered trade union open to all pharmacists practicing in all areas – hospitals, administration, community, marketing, academia and industry – linking all branches of the profession.

It is the only pharmacy professional body with a right to negotiate terms and conditions of service with government and others. This trade union is a source of professional advice on problems regarding the profession.


The Malta Chamber of Pharmacists monitors undergraduate Pharmacy Education and promotes excellence in this field. It is also a promoter of postgraduate specialization in various areas of practice and a pioneer in the organization of Continuing Professional Developments since 1981 so as to ensure the competence of practice to its members