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Transforming pharmacy practice for improved care and management of diabetes

A webinar organised by:
12 November 2021

This webinar aims to identify the challenges and opportunities for pharmacists in addressing diabetes, highlight the different ways pharmacists can advocate for increased recognition and visibility of roles in providing diabetes-related services, understand the role that pharmacists can play in achieving global diabetes goals, in commemoration of the 2021 World Diabetes Day (WDD). The event will culminate with the launch of the ONE FIP Practice Transformation Programme on Diabetes.

This event will also close the series of five webinars organised by FIP to explore the role of pharmacists in the prevention and management of diabetes and its complications; the advancement in therapeutic options; the competencies and workforce development opportunities; and the policy barriers and facilitators in providing diabetes-related services.

At the end of this webinar, participants will:
• Identify the challenges and opportunities for pharmacists in addressing diabetes
• Recognize the different ways pharmacists can advocate for increased recognition and visibility of roles in providing diabetes services
• Understand how the role of pharmacists can be elevated in achieving global diabetes goals, in commemoration of the 2021 World Diabetes Day (WDD) 14 November

Moderator:
-Paul Sinclair, FIP Chair Board of Pharmaceutical Practice, Community Pharmacist, Australia

Panelists:
-Tolulope Osigbesan, Advocacy and Partnerships Officer, NCDs Alliance, Switzerland
-Iryna Vlasenko, Vice president International Diabetes Federation, Ukraine
-Jean-Baptiste Nikiema, Regional advisor, EDM, WHO Regional Office for Africa, Republic of Congo
-Gonçalo  Sousa Pinto, FIP Lead for Practice Development and Transformation, Spain
-Lauren Blum, Global engagement fellow, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, USA
-Rúben Viegas,FIP Practice Development Projects Coordinator, Spain
-Aniekan Ekpenyong, Practice Transformation Projects Coordinator FIP, Nigeria
-Michael Donohoe, Global Patient Advocate, A1C Wellness {Diabetes...], USA