Other FIP events

FIP organises various face-to-face meetings and congresses for pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists and pharmacy educators.

82nd FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

The next FIP World Congress will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 1 to 4 September 2024, under the theme “Innovating for the future of healthcare“.

The potential for innovation in health care is vast and holds the promise of revolutionising the way we prevent, diagnose and treat diseases. With advancements in technology, data analytics and interdisciplinary collaborations, the healthcare industry is poised to undergo significant transformation in the coming years. 

Pharmacists are pivotal for healthcare innovation across all settings due to their medication expertise, patient access, medication management responsibilities, collaborative nature, public health impact, technology adoption and contributions to continuity of care. 

Their involvement ensures that innovative practices are integrated into everyday healthcare delivery, leading to improved patient outcomes, enhanced safety and advancements in health care as a whole. As such, their efforts aim to improve patient outcomes, enhance medication safety and advance the field of pharmacy.

In summary, the potential for innovation in health care is immense, offering the possibility of more personalised, efficient and cost-effective care. By embracing these advancements, we can envision a future where health care is truly patient-centric, preventive and sustainable.